5 Irish SMEs to receive a share of €104m of Horizon 2020 funds
By Rebecca Wright
Posted: 15 March, 2017
Companies in Limerick, Cork, Clare, Dublin and Galway are among 71 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 22 countries that have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2.
A total of 1,534 applications were submitted for consideration for the January 2017 deadline and 5 Irish SMEs were among those chosen to co-ordinate projects.
The SMEs will receive in total just over €10m of the €104m – almost 10%.
Spanish SMEs were the most successful with 19 companies selected for funding but Ireland shared second spot with Germany with five companies.
|Amount of EU contribution (€)
|DP Designpro Ltd, Abbeyfeale
|Stimulating the innovation potential of SMEs for a low carbon and efficient energy system
|Luxcel Biosciences Ltd., Cork
|Accelerating the uptake of nanotechnologies advanced materials or advanced manufacturing and processing technologies by SMEs
|Altratech Ltd, Shannon
|Supporting innovative SMEs in the healthcare biotechnology sector
|Axonista Ltd., Dublin
|Open Disruptive Innovation
|Sláinte Beoga Ltd., Galway
|Stimulating the innovation potential of SMEs for sustainable and competitive agriculture, forestry, agri-food and bio-based sectors