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Fast-Track to Innovation

Key features of the call for projects

Opening date: January 1st, 2016

Date de clôture : October 25th, 2016

Dimension : Europe


Thématique(s) médicale(s) : Generic

The Fast Track to Innovation program (H2020 Pilar 2 Industrial Leadership) is a new financial instrument of the European Commission launched in 2015. It supports collaborative projects close to the market with a strong involvement of industry and SMEs.


The benefits of call:

  • "Fast Track to Innovation" supports R&D projects (TRL 6 minimum) and innovation that will end to short term commercialization of products, services or Innovative Processes (financing industrialization phase, product development acceleration);
  • Consortia shall be composed by three to five partners;
  • Companies will have a prominent place, as they will represent at least 60% of the budget of the project or be a majority in the consortium (70% funding rate);
  • Project duration should be around 12 to 24 months and with a maximum of 3 million euros of EU Grants;  
  • The approach is "bottom-up" - no theme. Projects must simply addressing Societal Challenges.


Several submission deadlines in 2016 are: 03.15.2016 / 06.01.2016 / 10.25.2016

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