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:
INPHO Venture Summit

11 – 12 October 2018, Bordeaux, France

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

Register here

Get a special discount by using the code “InnovFin”

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

ICT 2018: Imagine Digital – Connect Europe

4-6 December 2018, Vienna, Austria

This research and innovation event will focus on the European Union’s priorities in the digital transformation of society and industry. It will present an opportunity for the people involved in this transformation to share their experience and vision of Europe in the digital age.


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

Get #funded! Have a brilliant #embedded systems or #cyber-physical systems idea? Join the #FED4SAE #acceleration programme: up to €60k Funding Opportunity for #European Companies!

@CPSE_Labs is among the 3 winning projects of the #HannoverMesseWow twitter contest!

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FED4SAE partner @ST_World just won three awards at @Electmaker Best of Industry Awards -- Best #MCU (#STM32), #SmartCity vision for #SmartMeters, and Best #Semiconductor Supplier -- Get access to leading #CPS tech via #FED4SAE!


Proud to have collected 3 awards -- Best #MCU (#STM32), #SmartCity vision for #SmartMeters, and Best #Semiconductor Supplier -- at 4th @Electmaker Best of Industry Awards! Congrats to @ST_World in India!

Investor? Check out the R&D porfolio #startup investment specialist @BlumorphoSAS has curated. Startup? Benefit from 1-to-1 #funding and #innovation support from Blumorpho experts via the #FED4SAE acceleration programme


We have selected #cutting-edge #technologies for you to boost your #Research & #Innovation strategy.
Take a few minutes to check our portfolio and save you months!

Interested in developing a #SmartCities product or service? #FED4SAE may have funding for you. Find out more about the programme: Our next call for applications opens in a few short months!

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We’re gradually moving closer to cleaner air in our cities, thanks to technology and crowdsourced programs, check out this roadmap from @futurecitiescat

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And now it is the turn of a @TetramaxEU beneficiary #DIH #In3dustry. Vicente is explaining how his SME benefit for the services and financing provided by this #SAE project

Linking together 28 national innovation ecosystems, representing a total of 370 institutions, the TETRAMAX innovation action on low-energy computing has created the largest pan-European technology brokerage network on #low-energy #computing. More info on

Save the date! Eurolab4HPC Workshop on Embedded #Multicore Programming in Aachen on 12 & 13 March 2019 @hipeac @TetramaxEU. Want to attend/contribute? Check out

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📢Opportunity for #startups/ SMEs funded by @SAE_Initiative & @I4MS_Europe to exhibit for free at the Digital Innovation Hubs Annual Event (27-28 November, Warsaw).
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📢Calling #startups and #SMEs - exactly one more month to apply for #SmartEEs acceleration programme! Want to know why and how to apply?➡️Have a look at the #presentation: and #SmartEEs webiste: @SAE_Initiative @DSMeu @BlumorphoSAS

[Save the date, Oct 17] Join our #DIH health coordinators @IPNunes for another DIATOMIC Roadshow event. More info 👉 #Startups #SMEs

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Have you registered yet? Don´t miss it! #webinar #paper #technology #electronics #science #EU #project #H2020 @EU_H2020

📢Opportunity for #startups/ SMEs funded by @SAE_Initiative & @I4MS_Europe to exhibit for free at the Digital Innovation Hubs Annual Event (27-28 November, Warsaw).
More info 👉 …

#flexible & #printed #electronics will play a key role in the revision of the #EU strategy on micro- and #nanoelectronics which is currently underway. @SAE_Initiative @smartsystems_eu @SmartEEsEU @DigIndEU | Digital Single Market via @EU_Commission

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