Posted On: 2024-06-20

Open Call for Prizes for SMEs

METASTARS has launched on June 20th 2024 the Open Call For Prizes for resilient SMEs and will be open until August 23rd, 2024, @ 23.59 CET!

The total METASTARS budget in the form of Prizes is 9 700€. In addition, 680,.000€ have been attributed to innovative SMEs in the form of Innovation Projects (lump sums) and 360 300 € in the form of Innovation Services (lump sums). More information on the results of the Call for Innovative Projects and the Call for Innovative Services can be found here.

3 winners of the Call for Prizes will be selected by an independent jury and public voters.

  • The 3 winners will win a Prize of 2,500€ each
  • The 3 winners will also be offered a financial envelope of 733€ to travel to the must-see Aeromart Toulouse trade show, 2024.

The prizes will be awarded during METASTARS final event which will take place on the 5th of December 2024 within the MEETT convention centre, on the side of Aeromart Toulouse. This will be an opportunity for the winners to meet several ASD European representatives, while taking part in the Aeromart Toulouse trade show.

You can already find all information and documentation needed inat the Guide for Applicants (GFA).

Only proposals submitted within the deadline (August 23rd, 2024, @ 23.59 CET) will be evaluated. After submission of the video here, the applicant will send a text transcription of the video in a Word document, to ensure the accessibility of videos to all public voters, along with the application form via email to 

Application pack

Guide for Applicants

Administrative form

Video Instructions

METASTARS objective is to promote collaboration between European clusters to support SMEs in the aerospace and defense ecosystem (ASD) and increase companies’ resilience. The project supports SMEs to develop innovative projects and to benefit from services to adapt to new technologies, to develop or strengthen their green and digital transition, their innovation potential, their internationalization strategy towards Japan and Canada, and the upskilling of their workforce.