GEMSTONE open call – Financial Support for Exploration (EXPLORE)
This open call aims to facilitate SMEs internationalisation strategy by supporting their participation to business fairs and other international event in targeted countries in relation to Green Manufacturing.
Up to 40 projects will obtain support up to 1,500€ for each SME.
GEMSTONE aims to mobilise manufacturing companies, in particular innovative SMEs, on the challenges of “Green Manufacturing” by developing a dedicated joint service offer and operational and financial support tools to encourage and empower manufacturing companies in their environmental and digital transition process.
The project aims to define, deepen and apply a common methodology on issues related to Green Manufacturing in 5 identified industrial sectors: Aeronautics/Defense, Energy, Mobility, Agriculture/Agri-food, Materials.
Each selected SME will receive a financial support of €1.500 (lump sum) to be used to support:
- Participation in trade fairs/international event for companies providing services, technologies, solutions linked to green transition and green manufacturing
- Participation in trade fairs/international event, study visits or learning mission having a specific focus on green manufacturing
The events targeted must be organised outside EU-member states, with specific attention in the targeted strategic areas defined in the call.