Cooperation and Funding

Looking for technical and financial support for your digital innovation activities? The open calls of our aligned projects offer highly attractive funding possibilities for SMEs and mid-caps! How does that work? Find further information here.

Open Calls:

SmartEES:   Call on Application Experiments in the field of flexible electronics technologies

Apply until 16th November 2018

FED4SAE Call for application experiments in the field of innovative cyber-physical system (CPS) and embedded systems, including technical and business coaching for smart applications.

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Apply until  18th September 2018

Call for Entrepreneurial Technology Transfer Experiments

Application and information:

Apply until 16th November 2018


In the context of the FED4SAE open call, a new information webinar on the FED4SAE project will be organized on  August 30th at 13:00.

The link to register to this webinar is

An overview of all Open Calls in the context of Digitisation and Digital Innovation Hubs can be found here:

Activities and Events

The SAE initiative and its aligned projects will be presented at the following events:
Smart and Digital Future

20 September 2018, Vienna, Austria

Networking event for suppliers of advanced hardware and software solutions and for manufacturing companies willing to innovate their products, services and processes

fortiss Fachtagung für Software-, Service and AI-Engineering

9 October 2018, Munich, Germany

INPHO Venture Summit

11 – 12 October 2018, Bordeaux, France

Unique event for executives active in smart technologies and deep tech innovations

EPoSS General Assembly & Annual Forum 2018 / MNBS 2018

16-18 October 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece

This year’s Annual Forum will focus on Smart Systems as an essential “Enabler for a Competitive Digital Europe”.

EFECS European Forum for Electronics and Components

20-22 November 2018, Lisbon, Portugal

International forum with a focus on ‘Our Digital Future’ along the Electronic Components and Systems value chain in Europe.

Digital Innovation Hubs Annual Event 2018

27-28 November 2018, Warsaw, Poland

For further information click here


Info and Contact

SAE in a nutshell

Available 03/2018

Latest News

Cluster News

Follow @SAE_Initiative to find out more about the EU #SmartAnythingEverywhere initiative and upcoming funding calls. #SAE #DigitiseEU

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Our new Newsletter is published! Get the latest news and information about open and upcoming calls now!
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To late for yesterday's submission deadline? Don't worry - we will be launching a final call for applications in a few months. Watch this space.

Last chance to #apply for #funding and #tech support from #FED4SAE. Applications close 5pm Brussels time TODAY!

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Interested in #ICT opportunities⁉️ And #cascadefunding? And #H2020 projects? Then don't miss the Infoday RIOHUB on Friday Sept 14th in Logroño (#Spain). We will speak about all #FundingBox #innovation projects!!

Register here ➡️ ⬅️

You may remember this success story from #HiPEACinfo46 p.15
Thanks to @TetramaxEU, we can expect to see lots more #innovation like this becoming a reality!

Want to take Customized Low-Energy Computing technology from the lab to the market? Get help to go towards a convincing business idea and to get “investor ready”! The call for #Entrepreneurial #TTX is now open! #IOT #CPS #innovation #startup #digitiseEU

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Hey, #innovators! We've just released the full report on Open Call #1.
Take a look 🧐
Many thanks to @SAE_Initiative, @EUdigitalsme, @DigIndEU @EUStartupNet @EEN_EU and many others for helping us reach high-potential #startups/ SMEs. 🚀

A pleasure to have attended @IRSUSEU webinar on #cascadefunding last Friday with @5GinFIRE @DiatomicEU & other EU projects. Thank you @Zabala_IC for the invitation 🙌

Follow @IRSUSEU for tailored support to #innovators & turn your research results into marketable products 👌🚀

At @IFA_Berlin w/ @IPNunes, it’s all about great ideas and #startups!
#IFA18 #IFABerlin #coinnovation

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Read our latest blog on #SME-driven #pharmaceutical and #lifescience market growth, which highlights the opportunities for disruptive and radical innovation within drug discovery, development, manufacturing and the supply chain. Read here: #FridayFeature

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