The European Strategic Cluster Partnership for smart specialisation investments in medical technologies.

The Project S³martMed promotes a European Cluster Partnership to identify the key future investments priorities and joint activities for the emergence of interregional business collaborations in the medical technologies sector.
Build a Cluster Partnership

Build a strong Cluster Partnership for R&D development and SMEs’ growth in the European MedTech Industry.

Boost Collaborations

Boost interregional scientific and business collaborations between MedTech SMEs and RTOs.

Define Funding Schemes

Work alongside the Regional Authorities to define the future EU funding schemes for innovation.

Actions
Professional webinars

Three professional webinars to define synergies and cross-sectorial opportunities in MedTech.

Networking events

Two interregional networking events including face-to-face meetings to gather SMEs, RTOs and Clusters.

Matchmaking opportunities

Creation of matchmaking opportunities to foster cross-EU Innovation projects.

Advisory activities

Taylor made business advisory activities for high potential innovative projects.

Events
05/23/2019
Webinar: 3D printing of medical devices: Innovative projects across Europe

S3martMed webinar about the state-of-the-art in additive manufacturing and its application possibilities in medical technology.

Regions Group

The 5 clusters involved in the S³martMed project intend to work closely with their respective regional authorities via the Regions Group, a Working Group for the elaboration of future interregional funding schemes.

The Regions Group as regional representatives will:

Explain to SMEs and stakeholders like RTOs, the different type of financial supports available in each region.

Explore possibilities of cross regional funding’s schemes and review the RIS3 commonalities and priorities in the Health/MedTech area in the perspective of the post 2020 programming EU regional funds.

Ensure good dialogue among The Health/MedTech innovation ecosystem, to generate future industrial co-investments.

The Five Regions
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Wallonia
Piedmont
Upper-Silesia
Baden-Württemberg
Partners
A consortium of 5 Clusters dedicated to Healthcare and Medical Technologies