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Newsletter November 2019


- Partnering event in Namur

- 25th call for proposals

- IraSME @ Barcamp 20.35

- ZIM Internat. Cooperation

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Dear Subscriber ,

Welcome to our Newsletter and thank you for your interest in IraSME.

Main topics for this newsletter are the current 25th call for proposals, the upcoming Partnering Event in Namur on 27 November 2019 and our participation in the Barcamp 20.35 National Technology Revolution in St. Petersburg (Russia) on 7 - 8 November 2019.

We hope you enjoy reading the Newsletter. If you do, please spread the word. However, if you do not benefit from this information or receive this email without having subscribed, please follow the link at the end of this mail and this will be the last IraSME Newsletter for you.

If you have any comments or questions, please directly reply to this email.

Best regards,
Your IraSME Team

We are organizing a classical Partnering Event, which will be hosted by Wallonia's Public Service DG06, our funding partner for the Walloon region of Belgium in Namur. Please register and send meeting requests to participants of your choice.

Take the opportunity to present your idea in our pitch sessions.

The event homepage with registration and matchmaking is online:


The event is free of charge.


25th IraSME call - Deadline 26th March 2020

The 25th IraSME call for joint proposals is open. Members participating are Alberta (Canada), Czech Republic,  Flanders & Wallonia (Belgium), Germany, Luxemburg, Russia and Turkey.

Please take note of the special situation for the application in the Czech Republic
(national applications possible only until January 17th, 2020) and Germany (national applications possible only until December 31st, 2019). Please contact us for details on the subject.

We are looking forward to getting your proposals for the development of new products, processes or technical services. Please contact the coordination office and your local funding agencies at an early stage. All participating countries and regions are published with their national programme on our network website.

Please visit www.ira-sme.net for the latest updates.

IraSME @ Barcamp 20.35 in St. Petersburg

From November 7 to 8, 2019, St. Petersburg will become the host platform for the conference Barcamp "National Technological Revolution 20.35".

Each year Barcamp becomes a platform where fundamentally new projects, which affect the technological development of the Russian regions, are created and launched. The key focus of Barcamp 20.35 this year is to use the existing network of foreign partners for launching new export products on the global market. 

If you're interested, please visit www.barcampspb.com for further information.

ZIM International Cooperation

If you are interested in receiving more information on international cooperation possibilities in ZIM aside from IraSME, have a look at our flyer and sign up for our ZIM International Mailing.

Website ZIM International

General Information 

IraSME (International research activities by SMEs) is a network of ministries and funding agencies which are owners or managers of national and regional funding programmes for cooperative research projects between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Research and technology organisations (RTOs) can be additional partners or subcontractors in most of those programmes. Against the background of growing competition in global markets, IraSME supports SMEs in their transnational innovation activities, helps them acquiring technological know-how, extending their networks and bridging the gap between research and innovation. Current network partners are Alberta (Canada), Austria, Belgium (Wallonia and Flanders), Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, Russia and Turkey.

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The protection of your personal information is important to us, so we would like to inform you about our updated Privacy Policy. In order to provide you with even more transparent and clear information on how we process your personal data, we have divided the privacy policy into various chapters. In each chapter, we now describe in detail what personal data we store about you and how we process it. We also listed information about your rights, e.g. how you can gain access to your data and object to the processing of your data.

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