More than 80 people attend the 3rd Pan European SME Event at la Pedrera


Vision2020: The Horizon Network held its third Small and Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) information event in Barcelona on 4th April, hosted by LEITAT Technological Center. The theme of the event was connecting SMEs with research and technology organisations in order to win funding from the €79 billion Euro Horizon 2020 European funding programme.

Samuel Maenhout (Policy Officer from DG Research & Innovation) was the keynote speaker presenting opportunities in Horizon 2020 for SMEs, alongside representatives from the Spanish National Contact Point for SMEs, representatives of SMEs that are active in European research and innovation and a representative of the Vision2020 platform. This event was free for SMEs.

A promotional leaflet for this event can be downloaded here:

 “Vision2020: Third Pan-European SME Event” Slides are available on the following links:

Policy Perspective – Opportunities within Horizon 2020

EU Funded Research and Innovation: Commercial Case Studies + Vision 2020 relevance members

  • 13:00 – 14:00 – Networking reception with LEITAT International project Managers from various disciplines (Health, Food, Energy, Transport, Materials, ICT, Manufacturing, Nanotechnologies, Biotechnology, Production/processing), Vision2020 members and collaborators from across Europe