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Funding Source: Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
Summary: Strengthening the innovation capacity of European SMEs and their contribution to the development of new technology based products and markets by helping them outsource research, increase their research efforts, extend their networks, better exploit research results and acquire technological know how, bridging the gap between research and innovation.
Call Identifier: FP7-SME-2008-1
This call is open to all research fields for the benefit of particular groups (in particular SME’s).
• At least 3 participants must be independent SMEs established in at least 3 MS or AC.
• At least 2 participants must be RTD performers (having the capacity to carry out research at the request of SMEs), independent from any other participant.
The size of the consortium should typically be between 5 and 10 participants. The overall budget of the project should typically be between EUR 500 000 to EUR 1 500 000 and the duration of the project should normally be between 1 and 2 years.
Sum: EUR 92.72m
Deadline: 11 April 2008
Funder Link: CORDIS
Scheme Link: CORDIS – Find a Call
If you are interested in applying please contact the Research Office for an External Funding Application Submission (EFAS) form or call ext. 3713.
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