SME4SMARTCITIES: developing innovative solutions for smart cities


The objective of the SME4SMARTCITIES call for sub-grants is to support the best smart cities solutions raised from the knowledge improvement and the SMEs capacitation process developed during the training programme and co-creation, co-innovation and cooperation supporting programme; helping project SMEs and cities in testing its implementation, monitoring its results and launching it into the market. 

Potential beneficiaries

SMEs participating in the activities of WP4 (SMEs selection and training) and WP5 (Co-creation and co-innovation for Smart Solutions) previously selected in the Concept Note Step of the Call for Sub-grants

Total available budget

300.000 €

Number of sub-grants and breakdown by country

The aim is to allocate 1 sub-grant per pilot, with 1 or 2 pilots per partner territory being expected.

Actions to be carried out with the sub-grants

The sub-grant call will support the development of Smart City solutions lead by SMEs to the challenges faced by Mediterranean cities identified within the project. The call will support the solution development in all stages (from concept development to market testing) as well as support the successful ones in their entry in the smart cities market (supporting SMEs in their internationalization activities).

Selection criteria and award procedure

Please see the section “The Project” of the SME4SMARTCITIES platform.

Tentative calendar

March-April 2022


Esther Peñalver Ibarra – Managing Director of CEEIM
+34 657847239

Antonio Fuentes Cano – European Project Manager of CEEIM 
+34 968904808


Direct link to the call, click here