Fund title: SMART
Focus of fund/fund aims:
To encourage SMEs to engage in R&D projects.
SMART is a grant scheme which offers funding to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to engage in R&D projects in the strategically important areas of science, engineering and technology. The idea is to stimulate successful new products, processes and services.
Three types of grant are available:
- proof of market
- proof of concept
- development of prototype
Applications can be submitted at any time and are assessed in batches every two months.