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H2020 SME Instrument: funding innovative startups

The H2020 SME Instrument gives funding to every kind of innovation possible. And the accent is on innovation.

If you`re an agri startup that wants funding to break through the market with the same products that everyone`s developing, you will NOT get funded. If, however, you`re building something no one has seen (it can be software, hardware, a new way of farming, a new business model etc.), you have a chance.

I`m saying “a chance” because the competition is high, really high.

So, as I said, the accent is on innovation. In order to have a winning proposal, you got to explain two main things: why it is commercially viable and what is innovative about your idea. It`s not enough to have a groundbreaking idea. You have to show that it will survive on the market, make a profit (eventually) and change the paradigm.

'This is gonna sound crazy, but I've got an idea.'
‘This is gonna sound crazy, but I’ve got an idea.’

Tell me: do you have an idea that you want to develop?

The SME Instrument offers three ways of supporting you: TAKE CHANCE AND GO FOR IT. READ MORE HERE

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