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H2020 SME instrument

EC launches its New H2020 2016-2017 SME Instrument

Key features of the call for projects

Opening date: Décember 21th, 2015

Date de clôture : November 8th, 2017

Dimension : Europe


Appel d'offre thématisé

Thématique(s) médicale(s) : All

Secteur(s) industriel(s) :

EC launches its H2020 SME Instrument calls for 2016 and 2017. The SME instrument is focused on thematic lines:

  • SMEInst-02-2016-2017: Accelerating the uptake of nanotechnologies advanced materials or advanced manufacturing and processing technologies by SMEs
  • SMEInst-03-2016-2017: Dedicated support to biotechnology SMEs closing the gap from lab to market
  • SMEInst-05-2016-2017: Supporting innovative SMEs in the healthcare biotechnology sector
    a) Cell technologies in medical applications (all phase 1 and phase 2 deadlines in 2016 and 2017)
    b) Clinical research for the validation of biomarkers and/or diagnostic medical devices (only at the first cut-off date in 2017 and for phase 2 applications - phasing out of the topic PHC-12-2014/2015 introduced in the Work Programme 2014-2015)
  • SMEInst-06-2016-2017: Accelerating market introduction of ICT solutions for Health, Well-Being and Ageing Well.

One company can apply alone or in consortium. Funding rate :70% (100% for the Health related topics).

4 deadlines are announced in 2016:

Phase 1 : 24 Feb. / 3 May / 7 September/ 9 November

Phase 2 : 3 Feb. / 14 April / 15 June / 13 October


4 deadlines are announced in 2017:

Phase 1 : 15 Feb./ 3 May / 6 Sept. / 8 Nov.

Phase 2 : 18 Jan. / 6 April / 1st June / 18 Oct.

Read the full "Innovation in SMEs 2016-2017 "program.

Details on the participant portal.

Lyonbiopole supports its members to build up projects and find partners.

Contact : Emilie Romeo, European Project Manager

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