ReStartSMEs is an EU Commission funded initiative aiming to support manufacturing SMEs in post-COVID-19 crisis recovery through transitioning into Industry 5.0, a more sustainable and resilient approach to automation.

The goal of the project is to boost SMEs affected by the pandemic in the sectors of automotive, machinery & equipment, food and textile. By matching SMEs with technology providers through Strategic Alliances, beneficiaries will access new technologies such as AI, robotics, cybersecurity and IoT as well as assistance in the innovation of process, product and business models.

ReStartSMEs is a project funded by the European Commission and implemented by a consortium of five European Clusters (bwcon, Torino Wireless, Mobinov, Clustero, Linpra), two technology providers (Eurecat and Imec) and a Community of European tech Innovators (FundingBox Accelerator). The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement No.101037910.

More details about the project can be found HERE.