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Issue: March 2023 | No. 01 / 2023
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Dear Subscriber ,
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Content of this Issue:
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31st Call for Proposals is Closed

The 31st IraSME call for proposals was open until 29 March 2023. We received 15 project applications from the following countries/regions: Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, Flanders (Belgium), Germany, Luxembourg, and Turkey.

Topics or fields of technology chosen by our applicants range from production engineering, particle manufacturing, marine electronics, and medical engineering to materials science, nanotechnology, aquaculture, environmental technology, machine learning, AI, and the space industry.

Good news for consortia with Austrian partners who may have missed the 31st call: FFG has already confirmed their participation in the 33rd IraSME call for proposals, which will open in December 2023 and close on 27 March 2024.

More information on the next call (No. 32) including all relevant documents will be available through the "Current Call" section on our IraSME website beginning of June 2023.

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Upcoming Events:
Save the date: BMWK's Innovation Day for SMEs

"Change through Innovation" is the guiding principle which the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) aims to follow and celebrate with its annual public Innovation Day for SMEs in Berlin.
The event on 15 June 2023 illustrates the trendsetting success and inventiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises when approx. 300 companies, research organizations and innovative cooperation networks will exhibit the results of their federally funded R&D projects and demonstrate the effectivity of BMWK’s innovation funding programmes open to all fields.
The coordination teams of IraSME and its sister network CORNET will be present at the dedicated "International Area" and gladly inform visitors on transnational R&D funding opportunities. We are also excited to announce that Canada will be this year's guest country at the Innovation Day.
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The onsite event will be accompanied by virtual webinars on 12 + 13 June 2023, and an online B2B matchmaking platform. Free registration for both will start on 15 May 2023 via the event website.
More information available soon!

15/06/2023, all day matchmaking opens 15/05/2023

Where: Tschaikowskistr. 45-47, 13156 Berlin, Germany
Website: innovationstag-mittelstand-bmwk.de
Language: Mainly German, consultations available in English
Cost: Free of charge
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Webinar: IraSME - An Opportunity for International ZIM Cooperation Projects

For German SMEs and RTOs looking for general information on the German ZIM funding programme and how IraSME offers a great opportunity for transnational R&D collaboration, this free web seminar on 10 May 2023 is highly recommended. It is part of a series of free web seminars covering different topics and aspects of the "Central Innovation Programme for SMEs", Germany's largest innovation programme for SMEs by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK).
Webinar language: German.

Please visit the ZIM website for for a complete overview of all ZIM related webinars available by clicking here

For more information on this particular episode and free registration, please click the button below.

Information and Registration
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IraSME Events

Our events (past and present) are also listed in the events section on the IraSME website: 

IraSME Partner Overview
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