OPEN CALL: EMPHASIS offers free Innovation Support Services towards Sustainability to 24 Mediterranean SMEs!

May 5, 2022
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EU-funded EMPHASIS invites all SMEs, startups and spin-offs located in one of the eligible regions of Greece, Jordan, Spain, Lebanon, Egypt and Italy to apply for a solution addressing one of the Sustainability Priorities set by the EMPHASIS project starting TODAY and until 15 June 2022!

Twenty-Four (24) beneficiaries (4 per country) will be selected to receive free-of charge innovation support services to develop new business ideas and open innovation collaborations.

The selected SMEs will be supported by a team of experts to:

  • Explore their innovation capacity and improve their performance in terms of innovation/technology/product/service
  • Understand their needs for partnership and cross-border collaboration with counter-parties
  • Get prepared for the establishment of Open Innovation partnerships
  • Design jointly new innovative R&D concepts in the targeted sectors
  • Develop their technical, commercial, financial & legal skills related to innovation & technology transfer
  • Establish new partnerships and develop new projects with key players & expand their network

Key dates for the open call:

• Call launch: 01/05/2022
• Call deadline: 15/6/2022
• Selection results announcement: 1/8/2022
• Services provision: September 2022 – April 2023

For more information

Press release

Application form

Countries covered:

  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon