Horizon 2020 – Funding for Phd recruitment in SMEs

Are you an SME ora  start-up with innovative ideas?

Looking for a researcher with the talent to transform your idea into a breakthrough product?

This programme can be the answer!

The European Commission launched a pilot initiative H2020 SME Innovation Associate for Business which intends to encourage SMEs and start-ups with visionary ideas to recruit PhD holders from other European Union countries or countries associated to Horizon 2020, to work for a year in the development of their innovation project.

The competition is open until June 30 and aims to address the difficulties of access to knowledge and expertise in SMEs by awarding a grant to cover the salary and costs associated with hiring a Phd.

More information here.