COSME 2014-2020 programme launched a call for project proposals on Strategic alliances for the uptake of advanced technologies by SMEs on the economic recovery. The deadline to submit applications is 02 February 2021 by 17:00 hrs.

The objective of this call is to contribute to a wider spreading and diffusion of advanced technologies across SMEs in Europe and boost economic recovery.

The specific objective is to launch two pilot projects of building alliances among traditional and tech-savvy SMEs through industrial cluster organisations in order to promote SME collaboration and technology adoption within specific industrial ecosystems.

This call is open to legal entities representing industry, research community, and technology providers.

The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is EUR 5 million. The maximum grant per project ranges between EUR 2 million and EUR 3 million.

Guidelines for applicants are available to download HERE (under Public invitations section), and all details about the call are available HERE.

The EU Programme for Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises – COSME is European Union programme for the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises.