Innovation as a Service to the benefit of SMEs, structuring a complete and adapted innovation chain , Innovation Action, co-financed by the European Commission, DG Connect ICT 02-2014 Smart System Integration.

Coordination: R. Hamelin, Blumorpho / Jean-Michel Goiran, CEA-LETI
Project duration: January 2015 – December 2017, 36 months
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Partners: BLUMORPHO (F), CEA-LETI (F), CSEM (CH), Tyndall National Institute (IRL), Teesside University (UK). LAAS CNRS (F), IK4-Ikerlan (Es), Fraunhofer IPMS (D), VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd (Fi)


Accelerate smart systems adoption by European SMEs in facilitating their access to advanced technologies.

  1. To target radical or disruptive innovation in a techno-push approach as an incentive for SME to engage with European Technology Excellence in smart systems;
  2. To generate innovation opportunities for SMEs while reducing and managing their investment risk: gateone will enable state-of-the-art technology assessment by SMEs with demonstrators;
  3. Gateone aims to position SMEs as key players of the European industry smartization to strengthen Europe competitiveness;
  4. This innovation action generates a structured dialogue through concrete collaborations between the research community (research centers and academics) and SMEs.