Learn more about the coming call and the innovation funding opportunity in this Webinar.
<strong>Why are the EU commission funding projects? </strong>
There are many companies who would benefit from co-operations and to enable that the EU commission offers fundings through PIMAP4Sustainability for SMEs who are willing to work bi-lateral. A team of at least two SMEs from different European countries can apply.
<strong>What type of projects can be funded?</strong>
PIMAP4Sustainability will support projects with focus on applications of photonics, advanced materials, and advanced manufacturing, towards three application markets: aerospace, metalworking, and industrial production. The projects should aim at better sustainability (ecological, economic, and social).
The TRL level shall be 5-8 (innovative lab to market) and the work should be 6 – 9 months.
<strong>How can I do if I don’t have a partner so apply with? </strong>
If you don’t have a SME partner to apply with, there will be a digital matchmaking event at March 14th. At the matchmaking event you will be connected to other SMEs who also are looking for partners. You’ll have a chance to meet and talk to many different potential partners at the matchmaking, and when you’ve met the one you want to work with, you’ll work on the application together
<strong>What type of activities can we apply for?</strong>
PIMAP4Sustainability will allow within its funded projects a wide range of activities, for example:
* Develop prototypes
* Test innovative solutions on end user’s facilities
* Validation of technologies by research centres
* Any other activities tied to development of innovative projects
<strong>When can I apply?</strong>
The Open Call for Applicants of the Innovation scheme will be open from 1st March and 03rd May 2023