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Framework Operation #9 SMEW RIDW Joint Equity Product - Enabling Sectors Sub-Product

Research and development

The Sub-Projects under this Framework Operation aim to support the advancement of the European economy in enabling sectors by facilitating and accelerating the access to finance of enterprises, projects, initiatives and innovators operating in critical industries/sectors for sustaining the technological sovereignty of the EU, by, inter alia, securing semiconductor and hardware production and supply. This support is expected to contribute to increasing EU's competitiveness by supporting enterprises or projects active in the sectors driven by strategic technologies to develop (notably through research & development), commercialisation and scale-up innovation as well as securing semiconductor and hardware production and supply. It contributes to the development of the defence industry in order to contribute to the Union's strategic autonomy in line with the objectives of the Space Strategy for Europe.

InvestEU operation amount n.a.
Sector Multi-sector
Subsector n.a.
Policy window Small and Medium Sized enterprises (SMEW) / Research, innovation and digitisation (RIDW)
Approval by the Investment Committee 07 July 2022

Links and documents

Framework Operations (“FO”) represent envelopes under which the Implementing Partner then can add sub-projects. The FO is published when the first sub-project is signed. The field “Project locations” references the possible geographical location of sub-projects that can be signed under the FO. It does not mean that for each of the Member State listed a signed sub-project exists. 

For further details about signed operations under InvestEU, see Access to EU Finance

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Conclusions - Framework operation #9 Joint Equity Product
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Scoreboard - Framework operation #9 Joint Equity Product

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Policy window
  • Research, innovation and digitisation (RIDW)
  • SMEs (SMEW)
Eligible areas
  • Research, development and innovation
  • SMEs and small mid-caps
  • Defence industry
  • Space
Implementing partner
  • EIF