H2020 INNOSUP project GALATEA kicks-off first open call for Blue Growth cascade funding for SME’s


GALATEA, the Blue Growth Accelerator, just published its first open call for cascade funding for innovative SMEs with a total budget of 1.308.000 EUR. The Call deadline is 31 March 2021.


The project aims at developing new cross-sectoral and cross-border industrial value-chains integrating technologies and know-how from aerospace and ICT communities to 4 key Blue Growth domains: Smart Port, Smart Ship, Smart Shipyard and Maritime Surveillance.

Under the Voucher scheme, SMEs can get direct financial support of up to 20.000 € if they apply for development and technology transfer activities. For prototyping or demonstration vouchers, applications must be submitted through a consortium of at least two SMEs, and each SME can get up to 60.000 €. 

Only SMEs members of the GALATEA clusters or located in GALATEA countries  are eligible (France, Spain, Greece, Poland and Romania). 
The project also published an additional independent call for innovation services. The goal of these coaching services is to facilitate and support SMEs to carry out their innovation and scale-up activities.
The eligibility conditions for SMEs are the same than for the voucher call. 

To get more information about the calls, check the GALATEA website. 

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