Horizon 2020 SME Innovation Associate for Business

  • Innovation
  • Par  Nicolas BLASCO

What is it about?

The 'H2020 SME Innovation Associate' (INNOSUP-02-2016) will help SMEs and Start-ups to find the most highly-skilled and experienced researchers on the research job market. The programme will assist SME by:

  • Making your job vacancy visible all around Europe and abroad;
  • Offering an individual grant that covers the costs of the first year of employment of a non-national researcher in the period between September 2017 and August 2018.
  • Providing training programme to maximise the potential of the recruitment and multiply its effects while assuring a smooth integration of the researcher in the structure and cultural business environment.

Who can participate and how?

Only SMEs (including Start-up companies) established in the EU Member States and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) or countries associated to Horizon 2020 are eligible. 

The application is simple and paperless: 

  • Register your SME or start-up at the Participant Portal - the single gateway to EU research funding. The process will take no more than 10 minutes;
  • Read carefully the call for application of H2020 European SME Innovation Associate;
  • Prepare a short application that describes:
    1. Your business idea and its expected impact;
    2. The profile you need and the added-value of recruiting internationally; 
    3. Your recruitment and training plan.
  •  Submit your application online by 30/06/2016 at 17:00:00 (Brussels time).

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