How to win HORIZON 2020 SME Instrument
Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020). Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument is dedicated to funding innovative businesses to create a European Champions League for innovative companies and start-ups.
Sviatoslav Sviatnenko, Director of Business Development, Borsch Ventures
Borsch Ventures manages a portfolio of high tech companies in industries such as smart agriculture, defense & security, microelectronics and electronics, nanotechnologies and IT. Borsch Ventures provides seed capital, technical and business expertise, and facilitates access to financial instruments. POLYTEDA CLOUD, a Borsch Ventures portfolio company, is the first and only one company from Ukraine to receive financing under the highly competitive Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2. POLYTEDA CLOUD is receiving €1,220,888 financing for a 2-year project “Innovative Cloud-Based PV Workflow for Semiconductor Foundries” that will contribute to restoring the competitiveness of European microelectronics industry. Within this project, POLYTEDA CLOUD will adjust and customize its product, introduce new cloud business model and enter the European market. Borsch Ventures provides business development expertise and fundraising assistance to POLYTEDA CLOUD.
13.30-14.00 Welcome coffee. Registration
14.00 – 15.00
Introduction to HORIZON 2020 SME Instrument (ideology, goals, target audience, legal requirements, online system/submission, calls etc).
Winning experience: mistakes, and key hints
15.45-16.00 Coffee Break
16.00 -17.30 Proposal writing tips and best examples:
— members of a consortium and ethics
17.30 -18.00 Questions and Answers session
Admission fee – 2500 UAH (VAT included).
You will get:
• knowledge and experience in filling out of applications for the program Horizon 2020;
• «first hand» information and practical experience from a Horizon 2020 SME Instrument winner;
• discount of 20% for writing the project proposal for Horizon 2020 for UCCI`s Project office;
• useful documents (proposal templates, self-evaluation forms etc).
If you need to get more information about training you can call us 044 279 19 90, 044 279 29 31 or you can write us an e-mail: [email protected]
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