Horizon 2021-2027 - EIC Accelerator Pilot/The SME instrument

Published by Oslo Business Region, 27 May 2020

Selected companies receive funding, business coaching and network from the European Commission.


The EIC Accelerator SME Instrument is for innovators with ground-breaking concepts that could shape new markets or disrupt existing ones in Europe and worldwide. This instrument supports high-risk high-potential small and medium sized enterprises and innovators. Selected companies receive funding, business coaching and network. You can apply for projects between €0,5 -€2,5 million.

Read more about the Horizon EIC Accelerator funding program here

Before applying

To get ready, we advise you to contact experts either at Innovation Norway or at the Research Council of Norway. They both have in depth knowledge, courses and can advise you if your company should apply and how. There is also the possibility to apply for a pre project creating the Horizon application.