SME4SMARTCITIES: developing innovative solutions for smart cities


The objective of the SME4SMARTCITIES call for sub-grants is to support the best smart cities solutions raised from the knowledge improvement and the SMEs capacitation process developed during the training programme and co-creation, co-innovation and cooperation supporting programme; helping project SMEs and cities in testing its implementation, monitoring its results and launching it into the market. 

Potential beneficiaries

SMEs participating in the activities of WP4 (SMEs selection and training) and WP5 (Co-creation and co-innovation for Smart Solutions).

Total available budget

300.000 €

Number of sub-grants and breakdown by country

The aim is to allocate 1 sub-grant per pilot per partner country. 

Actions to be carried out with the sub-grants

The sub-grant call will support the development of at least one Smart Cities solution idea led by a SME. The call will also support the solution development in all stages (from concept development to market testing) as well as support the successful ones in their entry in the smart cities market (supporting SMEs in their internationalization activities). 

Selection criteria and award procedure

To be defined

Tentative calendar

July - August 2021


Esther Peñalver Ibarra – Managing Director of CEEIM
+34 657847239

Almudena Sánchez Ferrer – European Project Manager of CEEIM
+34 687131116