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CIVITTA helps SMEs in Ukraine attract grant funding through Horizon 20202016-04-27
Today, on April 27, experts of CIVITTA shared their successful experience of attracting funding for innovative small and medium size enterprises through Horizon 2020 project in Ukraine.
Horizon 2020 offers SMEs grants for learning and assessment of technical feasibility and commercial potential of innovative projects in particular field (50 000 euro) and for innovative projects, which already have strategic business plan and feasibility study (2 500 000 euro). CIVITTA has already helped eight clients – SMEs from Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine and UK to raise funds through this program. The company from Ukraine was the first Ukrainian company that won the grant from Horizon 2020.
The seminar was useful for SMEs, which are interested in attracting funds for development and commercialization of their innovative projects through participation in special programs through Horizon 2020. The main objectives of the seminar were to familiarize participants with specifics of attracting funding for SMEs on development of innovative projects through Horizon 2020 and to provide practical recommendations on development of project ideas and preparation of project proposals.
Some of the companies will also get free individual consultation with CIVITTA experts aimed to help them learn how to investigate and evaluate commercial potential of the project.