The GCS Project

logo_gcs  A European Fund for the Support of Innovation in the Euregio : GCS Project.

Are you a Liège-based small or medium-sized business, launching an innovation project in partnership with one or more small or medium-sized businesses in Holland or Germany ? Europe can co-finance your projects

GCS Project? GCS (Grensoverschrijdende Cluster Stimulering) is an INTERREG project intended to promote the financing of innovative cross-border projects, driven by a minimum of 2 small or medium-sized businesses in the Euregio.

  • In practice, this fund is intended for small and medium-sized businesses from well-defined sectors. It may also be applicable to large businesses and universities.

The Sectors Concerned :

      • Life and health sciences
      • High-tech systems
      • Biomaterials, advanced materials, chemicals
      • Sustainable energy
  • What is considered an innovation project ? A new activity for the region, including experimental development (prototype), whether accompanied by industrial research or not.
  • The projects are submitted to a selection committee, which declares the project to be eligible on the basis of criteria : degree of innovation, technological and scientific value, commercial potential, Euregional co-operation (one or several different regions), contributions of the consortium (financial contribution of partners)
  • Total amount intended for this project: 4.7 million euros,
SPI helps you to determine whether your project meets the co-financing eligibility criteria, and accompanies you through the assessment procedure of your project.

More information ?

Patrick Thonart at 04/230.12.75

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