Call for innovation funding of PIMAP4Sustainability is open

DEADLINE: 31 May 2023

The goal of the PIMAP4Sustainability (Photonics for International Markets and Applications for Sustainability) Euroclusters project open call is to financially support photonics, advanced materials and advanced manufacturing SMEs to develop innovative projects in three themes:

  •  Aerospace
  • Metal working
  • Industrial production

Funded projects will have to make SMEs more sustainable by :

  • Developing New to Firm products, services or processes
  • Leading to the development of business process innovation tied to technological adoption
  • Improving their overall sustainability in all its aspects (Economic, Green, Social)


These projects will have to be from a TRL 5 to 8 and with a duration between 6 and 9 months.

This Open Call will support cross-national and cross-sectoral projects between companies and mainly SMEs. Proposals will therefore have to be built around a consortium.

Eligible Consortium :

2 SMEs located in two different EU Member States or Associated Countries to the SMP-COMSE programme

1 SME and 1 larger company located in two different EU Member States or Associated Countries to the SMP-COMSE programme.

Bear in mind that only SMEs will receive funding from PIMAP4Sustainability

Under this call, at least 13 projects with a maximum funding of 60 000€ will be awarded to receive funding. 

PIMAP4Sustainability will allow within its funded projects activities related to projects from a TRL 5 to 8 such as :

  • Development of prototypes
  • Test innovative solutions on end user’s facilities.
  • Validation of technologies by research centres
  • Any other activities tied to the development of innovative projects.



You can consult, here, the Open Call Documentation, including the Guidelines, the Application form, the mandatory annexes and the Declaration on Honour.

For further information about this Call, you can consult our Guidelines for Applicants that detail more about this Call.

If you are looking for partners, don't miss our matchmaking event on 14 March. Link to register:

All the information and documents about the call can be found here:

Deadline: 31 May 2023 23:59 (Brussels time)

Submission of your proposal has to be done to this email address: pimap4sustainability [at]

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