DE-KMU-Innovativ - 2008-2021

Instrument/Program level: 
National
Program level area: 
GERMANY
Name of the instrument/Program: 
KMU-Innovativ
Instrument/Program eligible areas: 
GERMANY
Managing authority: 

Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Objectives: 

Supporting cutting-edge research in German SMEs

Eligible thematics in line with ERC sectors: 
Life Sciences
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Social Sciences and Humanities
Eligible thematics in line with S3: 
Advanced Manufacturing
Automotive
Climate Change Mitigation
Green & Clean energy & technologies
ICTs (Digital technologies & user-friendly systems)
Life Science & Biotechnology
Mechatronics
New and intelligent materials, nano and microtechnology
Photonics
Robotics
Secure technologies
Sustainable innovation & infrastructure
Action typologies: 
Development of new sustainable technologies, new products and services
Development of pilot programs & projects
Feasibility studies
Support for experimentation and user testing
Technological and commercial feasibility studies
Beneficiaries: 
SME
Status of the eligible institutions: 
Private
Field: 
Research
Innovation
Program contribution maximum: 
100%
Project duration maximum: 
12 months