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EUREKA SMART Cluster’s fourth call for proposals

From: National Research Council Canada

Important notice

In view of the difficulties Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are facing during this uncertain time, the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program's (NRC IRAP) International team is committed to continuing to provide international business advisory services and funding support to innovative Canadian SMEs through its regular processes.

Given the rapidly evolving global situation, NRC IRAP International will continue coordinating closely with its national and international partners, and other government departments, and reserves the right to modify, postpone, or cancel planned or anticipated international activities where required.

We appreciate your flexibility and understanding as we all do our best to navigate these unprecedented challenges together.

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The EUREKA SMART Cluster has launched its fourth call for proposals for Research, Development, and Innovation (R&D&I) projects. SMART is a flexible, industry-driven EUREKA Cluster program whose aim is to promote collaborative, international, and close-to-market R&D&I projects in advanced manufacturing.

Open to:

*NRC IRAP funding is only available for eligible Canadian SMEs. All other organizations need to secure alternative funding.

Sector of focus: Advanced manufacturing

Key technology application areas:

Deadline to submit a project outline (optional): December 14, 2020

Deadline to submit the international consortium project proposal: March 24, 2021

For more information: Please refer to the EUREKA SMART call for proposals or contact Luc Tran.

Related event: SMART Project Outline Day (an online matchmaking event to be held November 5, 2020 - details to follow)