SMART: SCOTLAND provides grants to Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) based in Scotland. The grant helps you undertake technical feasibility studies and research and development (R&D) projects that have a commercial endpoint.
Geographical Coverage: National
Feasibility studies must last between 6 and 18 months, and the maximum grant is £100,000
R&D projects must last between 6 and 36 months, and the maximum grant is £600,000
Erasmus+ features several actions of relevance to Blue Economy sectors, such as strengthening cooperation between industry and education, and promoting adult learning and mobility of students, trainees, volunteers and trainers.
Geographical Coverage: European
The 2018 budget is expected to reach EUR 2.7 billion
Sector of Activity:
Research & innovation
Other Sector of Activity:
Socio-economic science and humanities; Blue Growth; Maritime Technology