Horizon 2020: Do you want to join and share EUR 80 Billion?
Did you know that a little or average-sized company striving to scale up or demonstrate an innovation on the international market can get millions of euro in EU grant funding? Hundreds of European companies have already taken a snap at the chance. GAEU Consulting has the longest list of reference in Europe in terms of writing successful EU grant applications.
UP TO €5 MILLION WORTH OF GRANTS WITHOUT COMPLICATIONS
A single company can be granted up to € 3,5 million in a type of EU grant called the SME Instrument. The grant level is 70%, and four opportunities to apply for these grants are handed out yearly. Decisions do not linger. There are no requirements any sort of partnership. Rather, the Board of Commission focuses on simplistic and articulate projects of which the respective company has a thought-through strategy for commercialising its product.
THE NEEDLE'S EYE OF EUS
Many apply for grants because of the generosity of the EU's grant distribution. Competition is fierce, and only the most interesting projects are granted. The application very much puts the applicant to the test. The challenge is comprehending precisely what the judges are fishing for, which is why many companies fail with their applications. This is where GAEU comes into the picture. We are specialized in the logic of the judges. The recipe for success is a sturdy collaboration with clients, promising projects and tailor-made applications.
GAEU HORIZON 2020 CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE
GAEU Consulting has created Europe's largest private specialist group for applications and financing from the EU commission: GAEU HORIZON 2020 Centre of Excellence. Extensive competence in science, not least life science, ICT and cleantech (PhD's), specialists in the laws of the EU and experts in business development and the commercialisation of many areas of science work here.
FACTS ABOUT THE SME INSTRUMENT
The SME instrument is a part of HORIZON 2020 – the world's biggest and most prestigious programme for financing of science, financed by the EU commission. The SME instrument has three phases: Phase 1 offers an EU grant of €50 000 to prepare for the international upscale/demonstration that the applicant during Phase 2 may be granted €5 million for completing. During the 3rdand final phase, exposure of venture capitalism and other methods to forward the progress in one's company is proffered.
We analyse suggested projects. If our assessment is that the project has a good chance of being granted, we put together a team in which our three core competences PhD, EU laws and business acumen are represented. We are intent on working collaboratively with our customers for their complete satisfaction. This includes the shaping of projects in which we engage, the production of EU applications, preparation for pitch, and the establishment of contracts and reports to the EU. Concisely speaking, we do everything in our power to maximise our customers' chances of having their applications granted, as well as reducing the level of bureaucracy to a minimum.