Discovering public financial instruments to support SMEs and startups across Europemportales
Mobile World Congress 2022 held many exciting sessions in which the I4MS project was presented. On the first Monday of the Congress, for instance, attendees learnt about the different opportunities available for European SMEs and startups at the ‘Discovering public financial instruments to support SMEs and startups across Europe’ session.
The I4MS project coordinator Mayte Carracedo from FundingBox, was on the mic. She showed the I4MS Open Calls Calendar for this year 2022: “Thus, you can receive funding to test before investing. But it is not just the only thing you will receive, so the I4MS is supporting companies by developing these digital solutions, and those solutions.
At this session, I4MS’s project coordinator Mayte Carracedo, from FundingBox, was on the mic. She showed the I4MS Open Call Calendar for this year, explaining: “You can receive funding to test before investing. But this is not the only thing you will receive – as I4MS is supporting companies by developing these digital solutions, those solutions will be available afterwards through different marketplaces such as MIDIH, RAMP, Cloudifacturing and AMable. So, we offer funding, but not only this. We also offer services.” The I4MS project coordinator went through all the elements of the project and opened up a round of questions, before closing the session and the very first day of MWC22 at Fira Barcelona.
Marta Portalés, EU Projects coordinator at Mobile World Capital Barcelona, moderated the session. As far as speakers, people could also find Luis Sánchez Álvarez, Investment Officer-Seconded National Expert from the European Commission, and Mariona Sanz Ausàs, General Director of European Funds at Generalitat de Catalunya.