EPoSS Position Paper “The 12 Commandments for Successful SME R&D Funding”

EPoSS represents the Smart Systems community and hence also acts as the voice of SMEs, particularly high-tech SMEs. Correspondingly this position paper describes view of EPoSS concerning the crucial determinants for future funding schemes in Europe with respect to significantly increasing the participation in future of high-tech SMEs which offer excellent skills and equipment relative to their size and are fully capable of performing ambitious R&D activities.