Find the SME you need!

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) have an important role to play in developing, piloting and deploying 5G technologies to address the needs of various vertical sectors. The 5G PPP is aiming at 20% participation from SMEs in the projects. It is important to provide industry and academia with a simple view of what expertise and skills SMEs can bring in terms of 5G innovation and knowledge of vertical sectors. If you are looking for SMEs to join your consortium for the upcoming 5G PPP Phase 2, have a look at this page to find the most relevant ones!

Support to SMEs

Welcome to the NetWorld2020 page dedicated to the SMEs involved or interested in telecommunications networks and services! We hope to provide you with relevant information and services in relation in particular with respect to H2020 and more specifically to the 5G Public-Private Partnership.

This page is handled by the NetWorld2020 “SME Working Group” that has been officially endorsed by the NetWorld2020 Steering Board on 27 June 2014 in Bologna.

The SME Working Group is willing to become the voice of the NetWorld2020 SME community, as well as the networking place for the NetWorld2020 SME community. Its main objectives are:

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How to join the NetWorld2020 SME Working Group and contribute?

Joining NetWorld2020 SME working group is easy and takes only a few minutes:

  1. Ask NetWorld2020 Membership by filling the application form (if you are not already a member)
  2. Send an email to sme-wg-contact(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)networld2020.eu requesting to be part of the SME Working Group

Welcome to the community!

Other relevant links

Fact and figures about the EU’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs)

Net-Tech Future Coordination Plenary Meeting – H2020/ Lessons from Call 2 & perspectives for networks and IoT in Work Programme 2016-2017. Download the report here

SMEs in H2020 http://ec.europa.eu/research/sme-techweb/index_en.cfm and http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/area/smes

SME National Contact Points (NCPs) – information and guidance to SMEs wishing to participate in EU research – http://ec.europa.eu/research/sme-techweb/index_en.cfm?pg=ncp

The MAPEER SME project’s website contains useful and interesting information, reports, news and event announcements – www.mapeer-sme.eu

SME instrument: http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/sme-instrument-0

Eurostars joint EU-EUREKA programme for high-tech SMEs: https://www.eurostars-eureka.eu/

SME Newsletters issued:

14 January 2016 – Download Newsletter #2, Annex #2, 5G-PPP SME mapping

5 June 2015 – Download Newsletter #1

10 December 2014 – Download Newsletter

Follow the SME Working Group on Twitter:

The NetWorld2020 SME Working Group Twitter account and this is the link @NetWorld2020SMEWG.

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