IraSME: The 25th call for proposals
IraSME, a follow-up initiative of an ERA-NET by ministries and funding agencies, is a network of funding programmes from different countries / regions that share the same goal: supporting small businesses in their innovation efforts. The network is coordinated by AiF Projekt GmbH and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).
The main objective of IraSME is to strengthen the competitive capacity of SMEs by:
- increasing collaboration between SMEs from different countries,
- increasing cooperation between SMEs and RTOs,
- increasing cooperative & competitive capabilities of SMEs to work in international R&D networks,
- supporting them in developing new products, processes or technical services that exceed the existing state of the art and have good market opportunities by lowering the economical risks.
The 25th call call for proposals is targeted at international research, technology, development and innovation (RTDI) projects between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and research and technology organisations (RTOs): IraSME is funding the development of new products, processes or technical services, the technical development from first idea to last not marketable prototype, R&D with significant technical risks for each funded partner, for projects involving a minimum of 2 companies from 2 participating countries/regions (at least one SME in each country/region). An overview of regions/countries participating in the 25th IraSME call can be found on IraSME website.
Please find the call documents and additional information here.
The call was published on ira-sme.net website here. © 2019 IraSME