Galatea aims to support high-impact projects led by SMEs through services provided by the participating clusters and / or through a voucher system that will allow beneficiaries to finance the development of their ideas / projects to meet the challenges of smart port, smart boat, smart shipyard and maritime surveillance domains.
Galatea vouchers offer direct financial support of up to € 20,000 if requested individually for development and technology transfer activities or up to € 60,000 per SME if requested in a consortium of at least two SMEs for develop different prototypes or demonstration projects.
In addition, Galatea offers advisory services with the aim of facilitating and supporting SMEs in carrying out their innovation and expansion activities. SMEs can apply individually for advice on: drawing up the business plan, support for new technologies, internationalization or research into financing options.
SMEs, from the maritime, ICT and aeronautics sectors that want to present proposals related to the Blue Growth, can take advantage of these vouchers. Also, those members of clusters that are part of Galatea and that have the operational base in Spain, France, Greece, Poland or Romania.
For more information you can consult the GALATEA PROJECT website.
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