On 17 July the European Commission announced that 64 small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) from 16 countries were selected for funding in the Phase 2 of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument.
total amount that
will be distributed between the SMEs working on 57 projects is €
96.815 million. In
phase 2 of the SME instrument, each project will receive up to €2.5
million (€ 5 million for health projects) to finance innovation
Among the SMEs, the most successful ones were from Spain with 12 companies selected for funding. The other most successful countries were Denmark (8 companies) and France and Italy (with each 7 businesses). Most projects are in the field of transport (10 projects) and ICT (9 projects).
The next cut-off for Phase 2 is on 18 October 2017.
More information can be found here.