EIT Manufacturing supports digital transformation in Slovakia
In September 2023, the Ministry of Investment, Informatization, and Regional Development and EIT Manufacturing agreed to establish a joint fund named EIT-M-SLOVAKIA X, focusing on financing activities aimed at improving the processes of digital transformation in Slovakia.The pilot activities, agreed upon within the Fund, will take place between January 2024 and December 2025, thereby promoting the development of international cooperation in the implementation of innovative projects. The activities are focused on collecting examples of best practices from EU countries in implementing digital technologies into practice, increasing the involvement of Slovak companies in European innovation activities and programmes, promoting collaboration between the research sector and industry, and supporting technologies developed in Slovakia accessing the European market. More information about the Fund will be available soon on www.eitmanufacturing.eu.
Manufacturing companies in Slovakia can take advantage of the services of EIT Manufacturing through the innovation voucher scheme
Self-employed and small and medium-sized enterprises can obtain financial support in the form of innovation vouchers. The Office of the Government has announced, as part of the Recovery and Resilience Plan, a call for proposals to support collaboration between the business sector and research entities - innovation vouchers. The deadline for submitting applications is 31 December 2025, or until the funds are exhausted. To enhance their competitiveness in the market, businesses can receive from €5,000 to €15,000, with a maximum funding rate of 85% of the total eligible expenses.
EIT Manufacturing can assist manufacturing companies in assessing their needs, supporting the realisation of their unique ambitions, identifying challenges, finding sources of opportunities, and implementing strategies that promote their growth and enhance competitiveness. More information about EIT Manufacturing's services can be found here.
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EIT Manufacturing brings your technologies to Europe, and European technologies to you!
EIT Manufacturing, the largest innovation network for industry in Europe, connects startups and small and medium-sized enterprises with the European industrial ecosystem to support the development of joint activities and facilitate their application in the European market. It is one of the communities supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), which is one of the EU bodies and falls under the third pillar of the Horizon Europe programme, the EU's programme for research and innovation.