Voucher for MSMEs and START-UPs

The 4helix+ Innovation Voucher Call offers MSMEs/Start-Ups operating in blue growth or blue economy sectors the possibility to explore a business opportunity or solve a small-scale innovation related problem by acquiring knowledge and coaching services supplied by a registered Knowledge Provider who will help the company develop such an innovation project.

Blue sector SMEs/Start-Ups applying for 4helix+ Innovation Voucher will select a registered Knowledge Provider in order to acquire knowledge and be assisted in its project proposal elaboration and, if awarded, project implementation. You can explore the 4helix+ Knowledge Providers Gallery in order to select the most suitable provider for your innovation need and contact him/her for the purpose of a successful application for Innovation Voucher.

The goal of the Innovation Voucher Call is thus to help MSMEs to design and/or create, through small innovation projects, new products, services, processes or business models.

VOUCHER AMOUNT: For this purpose, the consortium has a budget of 480.000€ in innovation vouchers, amounting to €10.000 per project, that will be granted upon evaluation to up to 48 MSMEs/Start-Ups located in pilot projects’ regions (6 vouchers available for each target region).

The deadline for applying the call is 30th of April 2019. You need to register for applying.


Please read carefully the text of call before applying:

→ View or download the text of the Call here

→ View or download the annexes of the Call here

With its transnational partnership network and objectives, the project will contribute to relevant EU macro-regional strategies and innovation policies. We believe that creativity leads to innovation and that bringing people together from various backgrounds and engaging them in collaboration can stimulate innovation processes among industries.