Proof of Concept
SME demonstration projects (proof-of-concept): Developing the innovation capacity of the SME by supporting the SME to demonstrate the functionality and verify a certain product, service or process concept that can be realized and put on the market
What is funded:
specific innovative activities carried out by SMEs with the aim of demonstrating the functionality and verifying a certain concept of a product, service or process that can be realized and put on the market (TRL 3-5). Investments in tangible and intangible fixed assets, the purchase of research services, innovation, consulting for business development are also considered.
Eligible beneficiaries: SMEs
6 mil. euros
RSO 1.1. Developing and enhancing research and innovation capacities and the uptake of advanced technologies info.
The proposed interventions will contribute to strengthening the capacity and increasing the performance of the regional research-innovation ecosystem, through actions aimed at supporting RDI activities and investments for the implementation of smart specialization solutions, developing the innovation capacity of enterprises and encouraging research-industry collaboration.