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Webinar: INNOWWIDE 2nd VAP Call and how to connect to the Chinese market

Event Details:

Event Description:

INNOWWIDE, in partnership with the ENRICH in China Centre ( http://www.china.enrichcentres.eu/ ), is organizing a webinar, taking place on February 10th at 11:00am CET, that will provide practical information for SMEs in Europe and in China, and about the 2nd INNOWWIDE VAP (Viability Assessment Project) call, which opened on January 15th 2020.

Participants will learn about the scope of the INNOWWIDE VAP Calls and how to apply for it. This webinar will also provide an opportunity for European SMEs to find ways to connect with Chinese counterparts that can be included as subcontractors on their VAP applications.

Tentative Agenda (CET  timezone):

  • Introduction to the INNOWWIDE project
  • 2nd Call for VAPs – How to Apply
  • ENRICH in China – a platform to support finding your Chinese partner

Webinar: INNOWWIDE 2nd VAP Call Info – spoken in German!

INNOWWIDE is organizing its first German-language webinar for SMEs and Start-Ups for all German-speaking countries on February 12th, 2020 at 10:00 CET to inform them about the upcoming second call for INNOWWIDE project proposals.

The INNOWWIDE project offers a total funding volume of 7.2 mio. € for internationalisation projects of innovative, European SMEs and start-ups across all industries to bring them to the top of international markets. The project funds Viability Assessment Projects (VAPs), which serve to analyse the feasibility of internationalisation and local product adaptation for market entry in the respective target country, which must be carried out in conjunction with a local partner. Each VAP project is funded with a fixed grant of 60.000€ (with a minimum project amount of 86.000€).

During the first call in spring 2019, a total of 50 applications were approved from over 400 submitted project applications. In the forthcoming second call for VAP project applications from 15th January to 31th March 2020, a further 70 VAP project applications will be eligible for funding. The webinar will provide you with important information on the funding conditions and the application submission process.

The webinar is organized by the INNOWWIDE partners DLR German Aerospace Center, FFG Austrian Research Promotion Agency and Steinbeis 2i GmbH.

Register right here and inform yourself about the INNOWWIDE funding for your internationalization project: https://eveeno.com/INNOWWIDE-Info-Webinar-DE

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INNOWWIDE Infoday: Should I internationalise? And how?

Internationalisation can be a daunting thought for any company, especially SMEs and startups. Which markets should I target? What are the implications for my company? Who can help me?

With the rise of digitalisation and disruptive technologies, internationalisation is becoming more important than ever to ensure long-term commercial success. But does this step have to be the formidable monster it appears to be? For those companies who wish to build a pathway to international success, surrounding yourself with the right support and advice is crutial.

This INNOWWIDE Infoday will provide insights, advice, guidance and tips from experienced professionals to help you make that all important step.

The event is organised by Steinbeis 2i GmbH, project partner in INNOWWIDE, that will be represented with a stand as well as in the presentation programme.

The participation to this event is free of charge. The event will be held in English and German at IHK Karlsruhe, in Karlsruhe, Germany.

See the agenda and register now!

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InfoDay: INNOWWIDE in Seville (Spain)

Event Details:

  • Date & Time: 25 April 2019, 11:00-14:00 WEST
  • Location: Salón de actos, EXTENDA – Marie Curie, 5, PCT Cartuja, 41092 Sevilla
  • Registration Link:  Register here

Event Description:

CTA (Technological Corporation of Andalusia) and @CDTIoficial organize an InfoDay on April 25th in Seville to present the brand-new funding opportunity that aims to bring European highly innovative SMEs to the forefront of international markets: INNOWWIDE.

The INNOWWIDE first Call for Proposals is open for European SMEs and startups of any sector interested in new and emerging markets outside Europe. European SMEs can apply for these grants until May 31st, 2019.

Target Audience:
Spanish SMEs and startups

Agenda:

  • 11:00 – 11.15 > Introduction
  • 11:15 – 12:30 > Funding Opportunities
  • 12:30 – 13:00 > INNOWWIDE Call for Proposals
  • 13:00 – 14:00 > Bilateral Meetings
  • 14:00 > Closing
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InfoDay: INNOWWIDE in Portugal

Event Details:

  • Date & Time: 8 May 2019, 9:00-11:30 WEST
  • Location: SPI – Avenida do Marechal Gomes da Costa 1376, Porto
  • Registration Link:   Register here

Event Description:

On May 8, SPI will organise the first Portuguese InfoDay of the INNOWWIDE project, in order to present its brand-new funding opportunity that aims to bring European highly innovative SMEs to the forefront of international markets.
The objective is to fund viability assessment projects to be deployed in cooperation with local stakeholders around the world. Two calls will be implemented with a total budget of 7,2M€, allowing to fund 120 VAPs (60k€/VAP), and targeting markets of developing countries, large emerging economies and developed countries with the same allocation for each of these three country categories.
The session will provide practical information for SMEs about the first INNOWWIDE call, which is open until 31 May 2019.
Participants will learn about the scope of INNOWWIDE, the financing opportunity provided and how to apply for it.

Target Audience:

Portuguese SMEs, Business Support Organisations, Networks, Business Angels

Tentative Agenda (WEST timezone):

  • 09:00 – 09.30 > Registration
  • 09:30 – 09:45 > Introduction
  • 09:45 – 10:00 > INNOWWIDE Project
  • 10:00 – 10:45 > Funding Opportunities
  • 10:45 – 11:30 > Website and submission platform presentation
  • 11:30 > Closing
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Webinar: Granting Scheme for EU SMEs Approaching International Markets – Session 2

Event Details:

Event Description:

On May 8, EBN organises a webinar to present a brand-new funding opportunity providing European SMEs with a head start in target markets outside Europe: INNOWWIDE.
The INNOWWIDE programme helps innovative SME gain access to new international markets by funding viability assessment projects to be deployed in cooperation with local stakeholders around the world. Two calls will be implemented with a total budget of 7,2M€, allowing to fund 120 VAPs (60k€/VAP), and targeting markets of developing countries, large emerging economies and developed countries with the same allocation for each of these three country categories.
The webinar will provide practical information for SMEs in Europe and potential R&I partners in third countries about the first INNOWWIDE call, which closes on 31 May 2019.
Participants will learn about the scope of INNOWWIDE and how to apply for it.
Moreover, the webinar aims to connect with EBN members and BSOs interested in further disseminating this opportunity with their networks. These organisations will be provided with dedicated instruments and tools.

Target Audience:

European SMEs, EBN members, EUBICs, Business Support Organisations, Networks

Moderators and Speakers:

  • Robert Sanders, EBN
  • Peter Lalvani, EUREKA Network

Tentative Agenda (CET):

  • 14.30-14.40 > Introduction about INNOWWIDE and the webinar > Robert Sanders, EBN
  • 14:40-15:10 > INNOWWIDE call for VAPs > Peter Lalvani, EUREKA Network
  • 15.10-15.20 > Our support for applicants (INNOWWIDE helpdesk and matchmaking tool) > Robert Sanders, EBN
  • 15:20-15:45 > Q&A
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Info Session: SME Opportunities for Global Markets

INNOWWIDE Info session at Eureka Global Innovation Summit 2019

Event Details:

Event Description:

This Workshop, happening on May 15th in Manchester at the EUREKA Global Innovation Summit, aims at presenting the funding and networking opportunities the INNOWWIDE project offers to European SMEs.
The focus is on the open Call for VAPs enabling European companies (if successful) to receive 60.000€ grants to explore international markets outside Europe.
The INNOWWIDE Secretariat will present call’s details, requirements, processes and deadline. Moreover, the session will highlight the partnering opportunities the INNOWWIDE programme offers to companies who are looking for partners in third countries (INNOWWIDE matchmaking tool).
CUBE IN programme will give a few tips on the importance of managing the cultural differences European entrepreneurs face when approaching a new market.
The workshop will then see the participation of international platforms that can support European applicants getting connected to Indian, Brazilian, Chinese and US partners. The ENRICH Centres and the EU-India Platform programmes will outline their networks and services and how they can support EU companies accessing these markets.

Target Audience:
European SMEs

Moderators and Speakers:

  • David Regedzi, CUBE IN
  • Clarelisa Camilleri, European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN)
  • Leena Pishe Thomas, Global Business Inroads

Tentative Agenda (CET TIME)

  • 10:00-10:20 > INNOWWIDE call for VAPs > rules, deadlines and tips, Niki Naska, Eureka Network
  • 10:20-10:30 > Managing cultural differences when approaching a new market, David Regedzi, CUBE IN
  • 10:30-10:40 > Get connected with China, USA and Brazil with ENRICH Centres, Clarelisa Camilleri, European BIC Network
  • 10:40- 10:50 > EU-India Innovation Partnership, Lena Pishee Thomas, Global Business Inroads
  • 10:50-11:00 > Q&A and conclusions

*Please note that information about speakers and agenda may be submitted to slight changes until the date of the event

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Webinar: Granting Scheme for European SMEs Approaching International Markets

EBN, one of the INNOWWIDE project partners, is organising a webinar on April 9th at 14h30 CET to present our brand-new funding opportunity providing European SMEs with a head start in target markets outside Europe.

During the webinar, participants will be provided with practical information for SMEs in Europe and potential R&I partners in third countries about the first INNOWWIDE call, which opens on 1 April 2019.

Details: 

– When: Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 14.30 -15.45 CET

 Registration Link:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4838840020627485441

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Webinar: Call for Viability Assessment Projects

INNOWWIDE, in partnership with the ENRICH in Brazil Centre, is organizing a webinar, taking place on March 26th at 15.00 CET, that will provide practical information for SMEs in Europe, and particularly in Brazil, about the first INNOWWIDE call, which opens on 1 April 2019. Participants will learn about the scope of INNOWWIDE and how to apply for it.

Details: 

– When: Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 15.00 -16.00 CET

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/2Td8zvQ  

– Tentative Agenda: 

  • Introduction to ENRICH in Brazil
  • Introduction to Innowwide project
  • Calls for Viability Assessment Project (VAPs)