Besides the manifold services offered by the different Digital Innovation Hubs with in the DIH-HERO network, the platform is also aimed to provide cascade funding to SMEs and slightly larger companies in order to accelerate innovation and collaboration.


SMEs and slightly larger companies located in Europe can apply for funding in open calls from summer 2019 until spring 2021. Funding will be available for travelling, the development of demonstrators and technology transfer experiments. Visit one of the Info days organised by the different Digital Innovation Hubs across Europe to gain more insight about various opportunities the DIH-HERO network offers.

Info Days: Dates and Locations

Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum (Belgium)June 4, 2019
Danish Technological Institute (Denmark) June 6, 2019
University of Twente (The Netherlands) June 20, 2019
Universitätsklinikum Aachen (Germany)June 25, 2019
Imperial College London (England)July 5, 2019
Professor Zbigniew Religa Foundation of Cardiac Surgery Development (Poland)July 5, 2019
Sant Anna School of advanced science Pisa (Italy) July 2, 2019
Politecnico di Milano (Italy) July 2, 2019
Istituti Italiano di Tecnologia (Italy) July 2, 2019
German Aerospace Center (Germany)July 10, 2019
Fraunhofer IPA (Germany)July 10, 2019
TECNALIA Research & Innovation (Spain)
July 11, 2019

General information about the Upcoming calls