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SME Innovation: From research Innovation to commercialisation – the bridge to Horizon 2020

Organizing the European SME Conference under the Irish Presidency of the EU 2013


Concept: to hold the European SME Conference (EURO-SME 2013) conference in Dublin, Ireland during Ireland’s Presidency of the European Union in 2013


• To contribute substantially to SME-specific policy development and learning
• Position enterprise and other research actors for effective commercialisation of research,
• Bring Innovation to the market and facilitating SMEs capabilities for growth and jobs
• Build on the outcomes of previous conferences in this SME series.

The Research for the Benefit of SMEs programme is now recognised as a key element in facilitation of the European SME agenda. The previous conferences have succeeded in bringing together regional, national and European stakeholders including policymakers, enterprises, enterprise development agencies and research communities to address, develop and progress key topics of interest to the community.

This two day conference will seek to promote innovation as a means to facilitate growth and jobs for SMEs.

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East Point Business Park The Plaza
D03 Dublin

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Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Sean Burke (Mr.)
EU contribution
€ 206 000