SMART opened its Call for Projects
SMART is an SMART promotes the creation of challenging projects, where large industries, SMEs, academia and research organizations could collaborate as an ecosystem with well defined market orientation.
SMART opened the first Call for Projects on 11 December 2011. The projects must clearly show technical innovation and application excellence regarding future products/processes, manufacturing related services or advanced production equipment. The Call for projects addresses the manufacturing technologies broadly, from the process till the equipment, the digitalisation or the environmental friendly manufacturing and it will follow a 2-stages procedure:
• Project Outline (PO): the intention of this short document (approx. 15 pages) is to provide an overview of the project, its main objectives, partnership and impact. Those positively evaluated POs are invited for the second stage. Deadline 9th March 2018.
• Full Project Proposal (FPP): description of the project implementation plan in detail, the advance beyond the state of the art and the exploitation and financial plan. Deadline 11th June 2018.
If your company is interested in developing a project on advanced manufacturing, next 5 February at 10:00 CET, a 1 hour webinar will be organized to provide you with straightforward information about the SMART Call. The webinar will explain the purpose, structure and invitation to become a member, will go into the process (application, evaluation, monitoring) and will shed a light on the eligibility for project partners and evaluation criteria.
You can register at the following link: SMART offices.