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Deadline: 28/07/2017
In cooperation with the European Enterprise Network - Hellas (EEN), the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) will organise its tenth cluster matchmaking mission in Thessalokini, Greece over a 2-day period starting on the 13th and ending on the 14th of September 2017. The overall objective of the event is to provide EU clusters active in the fields of cultural and creative industries, mobility, smart city, agrotech and automotive matchmaking opportunities with clusters in their fields. This event will take place during the Thessaloniki International Fair and the specific location is...
Deadline: 06/08/2017
As part of the Institutional Network that supports Low Carbon Business Action, the CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for the EU-financed matchmaking-mission on RENEWABLE ENERGY, including the subsectors: solar, photovoltaic, wind and biomass for energy; will be opened from Friday 30th of June through Sunday 06th of August. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS From June 30 – August 06 Low Carbon Business Action in Brazil International Business Matchmaking Programme for SMEs from Brazil and the EU 28-Memeber Sattes MATCHMAKING MISSION ON RENEWABLE ENERGY (Solar Photovoltaic, Wind, Biomass) October 3-6, 2017 – Fortaleza-...
Deadline: 11/08/2017
ERICENA - European Research and Innovation Centre of Excellence in ChiNA aims to promote European Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) interests and to reinforce the leadership of European countries in STI in China by connecting and supporting European researchers and entrepreneurs. ERICENA will be officially launched and setup in Beijing in October 2017 with a first regional Centre in Chengdu. ERICENA project team is organizing a ERICENA Matchmaking Tour to China in October 2017– all information on the matchmaking tour is indicated in the PDF below. To register, please fill in the...
Deadline: 30/08/2017
This call for proposals concerns the implementation of a pilot project initiated by the European Parliament on the geographical extension of the current "Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs" (EYE) programme. It aims to further foster cross-border transfer of knowledge and experience, entrepreneurial culture and entrepreneurship. The overall objective of the call is to support new or aspiring European entrepreneurs in the crucial phase of establishing, running and growing their business by working together with an experienced entrepreneur from a country outside the European Union. More...
Deadline: 05/09/2017
ACTTiVAte , a 5M EUR project financed through the H2020 INNOSUP-1-2015 call "Cluster facilitated projects for new value chains", aims to foster cross-sectoral innovation among SMEs from four different sectors: aerospace, agro-food, health and ICT. The consortium launched a competitive call for proposals on 1st June 2017 addressed to innovative SMEs established in one of the ACTTiVAte countries (Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland) looking to develop projects involving cross-domain technology transfer among at least two of the sectors addressed by the project. The types of activities...
Deadline: 15/09/2017
NEPTUNE (“ New Cross Sectoral Value Chains Creation across Europe Facilitated By Clusters for SMEs’ Innovation in Blue Growth”) , innovation action supported by the European Commission’s HORIZON 2020 programme, is launching a call to identify and select technical and consultancy service providers to establish a list of experts to support SMEs, to boost entrepreneurship and innovation capacity in the Blue Growth industry. Detailed information and application form are available here .
Deadline: 15/09/2017
KATANA is a project financed through the H2020 INNOSUP-1-2015 call "Cluster facilitated projects for new value chains" which supports European SMEs in the agrifood value chain to simultaneously access knowledge, technology, capital and markets in order to respond to the global competitive environment. The second open “Call for Products/Services” aims to identify products and services with high market potential. Cross-border and/or cross-sectoral consortia of 2-4 members each are invited to participate in the second KATANA call, providing that at least one (or more) of the partners in each...
Deadline: 19/09/2017
ESCA promotes cluster management excellence through benchmarking and labelling of cluster management organisations. Its experts have developed a methodology for cluster benchmarking that has been widely acknowledged in Europe and beyond. This methodology has informed the development of a cluster management quality scheme in the context of the European Cluster Excellence Initiative (ECEI). Since 2007 ESCA experts have benchmarked more than 950 cluster management organisations all over Europe and beyond in the context of various projects. The next training session to become a ESCA Cluster...
Deadline: 27/09/2017
IraSME is a network of ministries and funding agencies which are owners or managers of national and regional funding programmes for cooperative research projects between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and in participation of research and technology organisations (RTOs). Against the background of growing competition in global markets, IraSME supports SMEs in their transnational innovation activities, helps them to acquire technological know-how, extend their networks and bridge the gap between research and innovation. Twice a year IraSME issues calls for proposals for transnational...
Deadline: 27/09/2017
Submission is possible until 27 September 2017 (12 p.m. CET) via the CORNET Submission Tool . Twice a year CORNET issues Calls for Proposals for international Collective Research projects involving at least two different countries/regions. The calls follow a bottom-up approach: every topic that supports SMEs in their innovation efforts is welcome. A CORNET project consortium consists of three pillars in each participating country/region: 1. SME organisation, association or cluster (depending on national structures), 2. research performer and 3. SME user committee (with a minimum of 5 SMEs per...

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