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    Three more Phase 1 secured at the last September cut-off

    119 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. Among them, three were secured by EU Startup Services: ULife (via Innovate UK), Aerial Insights and WIVI Vision from eHealth Technical Solutions. ULife founded by our CEO, has developed the world’s first […]

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    Our client, PerioSystem, mentioned as a best practice example at ICT Proposers’ Day

    We were happy to see today that at the presentation held by Vanessa Ricci from the European Commission on the “Introduction to the SME Instrument at the SME Instrument/Fast Track to Innovation panel”, that one of our SME Instrument Phase 1 success stories, PerioSystem, was identified as a best practice example at ICT Proposers’ Day […]

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    High interest in the SME Instrument tool at our last Tel Aviv Workshop

    EU Startup Services, in partnership with Rhoomai and Merkspace, hosted a workshop in Tel Aviv on Wednesday 1st of November on “Raising funds without losing equity – the H2020 SME grants”. Our COO, Nicholas Zylberglajt and our Director Louis Papaemmanuel presented the opportunities offered by the H2020’s SME Instrument, outlining the new changes introduced in […]

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    Raising funds without losing equity – the H2020 SME grants

    WORKSHOP: Raising funds without losing equity – the H2020 SME grants Tel Aviv – November 1st 2017 In partnership with Rhoomai, EU Startup Services is hosting a workshop to present the opportunities offered by the H2020’s SME Instrument for your startup, outline the new changes introduced in the 2018-2019 work programme and to highlight key […]

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    IT’S OFFICIAL: EUSS secured THE HIGHEST PROJECT BUDGET in Israel for the SME Instrument Phase 2!

    We are proud to announce that EU Startup Services secured a grant of €2,48m – close to the maximum amount allowed under the SME Instrument Phase 2 -, and as mentioned in the title, the highest project budget in Israel, for Mobius Protection Systems, an Israeli company, for their disruptive innovation – SAFESEAT – to reduce child casualties and injuries in traffic collisions. There are […]

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    Success stories: EU Startup Services secures another 3 SME Instrument Grants

    129 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 25 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument. Among them, three were secured by EU Startup Services! Lipidomics consulting – provides unique help at any phase in lipidomics workflow. The company was founded in by Dr. Kim Ekroos, who […]

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    What happened at VivaTech in Paris?

    By Dan Stanciu Last week, our colleagues Louis Papaemmanuel, Head of Office in Brussels, and Alessandra Maffettone, our Project & Operations Manager have been to VivaTech in Paris, France’s most important tech startup event. The event gathered more than 50,000 attendees from all around the world including 5,000 startups, 1,000 investors, and 400 speakers including […]

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    Who are the SME Instrument Innovators?

    We get a lot of questions from curious entrepreneurs, puzzled by the sheer amount of information and the complexity of the EU Funded Programmes. One of the most common questions we receive is whether the SME Instrument prefers certain industries, stages of growth or certain countries. The answer is: it depends. First of all, it […]

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    Is the SME Instrument unleashing innovation capacity in companies?

    Recently, we have delved into the European Commission’s report on “Accelerating Innovation in Europe” in order to get valuable insights about the SME Instrument. Last week, we presented if and to what extent the SME Instrument help leverage private investments. The short answer is YES (have a look here on the main conclusions). This week […]

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    Does the SME Instrument help leverage private investments?

    The European Commission recently published a report investigating the impact of the SME Instrument on funded companies. The report gives a thorough overview of the programme, by providing data since its start in 2014 until the end of 2016. More specifically, it contains information regarding the profile of the winning companies, some insights about their […]