Industrial Leadership


Grants focused on companies, mainly SMEs, for the development of technologies and innovations, especially Key Enabling Technologies (KET), access to Risk Finance, and Bottom-Up Projects market oriented with New SME instrument.

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The specific objective of the “Access to risk finance” subprogramme is to help address market deficiencies in accessing risk finance for research and innovation. Under this sub-programme, Horizon 2020 will help companies and other types of organisation engaged in research and innovation (R&I) to gain easier access, via financial instruments, to loans, guarantees, counter-guarantees and hybrid, mezzanine and equity finance