SME Project Calls: CORNET, IraSME and BELSME

Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) has issued a series of project calls for SMEs. These calls all follow a bottom-up approach: there are no thematic limitations and every topic that supports SMEs in their innovation efforts is welcome.

CORNET
The 29th CORNET call seeks non-R&D-intensive SMEs to participate in international collective research projects. Flanders participates in this call through VLAIO’s COOCK and TETRA aid instruments.

Interested parties should join hands in a consortium that consists of at least two SMEs from two different countries/regions. The participating countries/regions in this call are: Austria, Brazil, Flanders, Germany, Peru, Poland, Quebec (Canada), Switzerland, Turkey and Wallonia.

Deadline: 25 March 2020

Visit www.vlaio.be/nl/nieuws/29ste-cornet-oproep-staat-open for more information.


IraSME
The 25th IraSME call seeks SMEs that wish to strengthen their competitiveness through international cooperation. Project proposals for this call can, among others, focus on the development of new products, processes or technical services; the technical development from first idea to last not marketable prototype; R&D with significant technical risks for each funded partner; … Flanders participates in this call through VLAIO’s Ontwikkelingsproject aid instrument.

Interested companies should join hands in a consortium that consists of at least two SMEs from two different countries/regions. The participating countries/regions in this call are: Alberta (Canada), Czech Republic, Flanders, Germany, Luxembourg, Russia, Turkey and Wallonia. Projects with a Walloon and a Flemish partner need an additional third partner from another country. Cooperation with knowledge institutes is possible, yet not obligatory.

Deadline: 26 March 2020

Visit www.vlaio.be/nl/nieuws/nieuwe-oproep-ira-sme-projecten-deadline-26-maart-2020 for more information.


BELSME
The 5th BELSME call, in collaboration with DGO6 and Innoviris, seeks Belgian SMEs that want to participate in transregional research and development projects. Flanders participates in this call through VLAIO’s Ontwikkelingsproject aid instrument.

Interested companies should join hands in a consortium that consists of at least two SMEs from two different Belgian regions. The participating regions are: Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia.

Deadline: 27 March 2020

Visit www.vlaio.be/nl/nieuws/bel-sme-oproep-2020-staat-open for more information.