INGENIOUS is an international project in the SMP COSME program, aiming to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in digital and green transformation, in the face of contemporary challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the energy crisis. In particular, it focuses on energy-intensive industries (EII).
The INGENIOUS project serves as leverage for companies to implement highly innovative solutions to EII challenges through three financial instruments – Innovation, Training and Internationalization. The total financial support for companies under the INGENIOUS project is €1.05 million.
In addition, INGENIOUS aims to develop and maintain long-term cooperation between companies and other organizations in a cross-sectoral and cross-border manner.
The INGENIOUS consortium has a close relationship with 63 other clusters across Europe, with the ability to reach more than 11,000 cluster members, of which more than 7,000 are SMEs.