SME Instrument Course

ARISTOS y OCTOPUX, two specialized consultants who are having more success in H2020 funding proposals come together to organize a high-level course on SME Financing Instrument for R&D+i.

A unique opportunity for your SME to learn how to effectively prepare top quality proposals under Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument, both for Phase 1 and Phase 2, and get ready to thrive through commercialisation of your product/technology/process/service in Phase 3!

Nevertheless, the key question is:
What do you know in practice about Horizon 2020’s new SME Instrument?

The SME instrument is a Horizon 2020’s funding scheme that is open for two years, mainly 2014 and 2015, with different cut-off dates for submission of applications. Many doors are open for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises from EU countries and Associated countries from several sectors: ICT, Biotechnology, Eco-Innovation, Health, Energy, Social Innovation, Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing, Food processing, Blue Growth (marine and maritime sector), Transport, Space, etc.

Your major benefit of this 2-day intensive training?
The answer is simple…

An opportunity to assimilate every crucial practical information about the SME Instrument, as well as essential practical tips on how to prepare an excellent proposal based on real-life project examples and hands-on-approach exercises. A unique chance to benefit from consultancy and experience to be shared with you by 4 dynamic experts from two renowned international consulting firms.

Tired of attending “too general” workshops only based on theory? Then this is the right one, and we know you won’t regret it!

Bring your innovative project ideas and discuss them with our experts during the workshop!

El curso está orientado a directores generales, directores financieros o de I+D, investigadores y gestores de proyectos internacionales de empresas PYME. Los investigadores de universidades y centros tecnológicos que colaboran con PYMES también pueden inscribirse.

19 y 20 de mayo de 2015

Science14 Atrium, Brussels, Belgium

LANGUAGE: Los cursos se impartirán en inglés.

PRICE: 695EUR for both days (excl. 21% Belgian VAT). The price include the material used during the training (presentations, practical examples, templates in Excel), refreshments and coffee creaks, lunch at the venue and certificate of training.


Daniela Gomes. CEO at Octopux Consulting (Brussels, Belgium)
Irene Larroy. General Manager at ARISTOS Innovation Consulting
Daniela De Giglio. CEO at Octopux Consulting’s branch (London, United Kingdom)
John Crockett. Senior Consultant at ARISTOS Innovation Consulting

Registration is open until 14 May!

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