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Framework Operation#1 for French innovative industrial SMEs and small mid-caps


The Framework Operation aims at supporting investment from innovative SMEs and smallmid-caps operating in France for two types of projects: either demonstrator of innovative technologies and/or pilot factories, or new factories, in both cases stemming from RDI activities. Both projects are essential to first validate and optimise all production options on an industrial scale and then enable businesses to launch new factories with a high technological and industrial risk.

InvestEU operation amount EUR 51 million
Sector Agriculture, forestry and fishing; mining and quarrying; manufacturing; electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply; water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities; construction; wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transportation and storage; accommodation and food service activities; information and communication; professional, scientific and technical activities; public administration and defence; compulsory social security; human health and social work activities
Policy window Research, innovation and digitisation (RIDW)-SMEs (SMEW)
Approval by the Investment Committee 13 October 2023

Links and documents

12 FEBRUARY 2024
Conclusions - Framework Operation #01 for French innovation industrial SMEs and small mid-caps

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Policy window
  • Research, innovation and digitisation (RIDW)
  • SMEs (SMEW)
Eligible areas
  • Energy
  • Mobility
  • Environment
  • Digital connectivity and infrastructure
  • Research, development and innovation
  • Digital technologies and services
  • SMEs and small mid-caps
  • Cultural, creative sectors and media
  • Tourism
  • Industrial Site Rehabilitation
  • Sustainable bioeconomy
Implementing partner
  • BPI