Silicon Eurocluster Launches Green Financial Support for SMEs

February 27, 2024. Silicon Eurocluster is thrilled to announce the launch of its Green Financial Support initiative, a groundbreaking effort to foster the sustainable transformation of Small and Medium-Sized enterprises (SMEs) in the electronics sector. This initiative aligns with our mission to enhance European competitiveness and resilience in the electronics value chain, with a focus on advancing towards a greener and more digital economy.

Empowering Sustainable Transformation

The Green Financial Support initiative will provide SMEs with financial vouchers valued at €3,600 each. This funding is designed to support these businesses in contracting external consultancy services that will guide them in their green transformation journeys. A total of 25 SMEs will benefit from this opportunity, supporting them towards more sustainable business practices. The application for this offer call starts on 28th of February at 12:00 CET and closes on April 30, 2024, at 17:00 CET. We encourage eligible SMEs operating within the European Union to seize this opportunity to enhance their sustainability strategies with expert guidance. 

Eligibility for this program is broad, SMEs that meet the European Commission’s criteria and are engaged in the electronics ecosystem can apply. Whether specializing in radio communications, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, or other innovative fields, this initiative aims to support a diverse range of companies in their pursuit of sustainability.

Selection and Support Process

Applicants are encouraged to select their service provider from the Silicon Eurocluster Green Expert Catalogue, which lists pre-evaluated consultants meeting our quality criteria. This ensures that the consultancy services provided will be acceptable to assist SMEs in impactful sustainability transitions. If companies want to participate with experts that are not already in the catalogue it is mandatory for them to apply to become part of our list and be accepted as training providers. 

The services that will acceptable for support will be the next ones: 

  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy 
  • Waste Management and Recycling  
  • Supply Chain Sustainability 
  • Product Design and Life Cycle Analysis  
  • Environmental Compliance 
  • Circular Economy Practices  
  • Sustainable Packaging  
  • Green Certifications  
  • Carbon Footprint Reduction  
  • Green Transition Training  
  • Water Management 

For more information on the application process and eligibility criteria, please visit our website or contact us directly at

About Silicon Eurocluster

Silicon Eurocluster is an EU-funded project that aims to bolster European self-sufficiency and resilience within the electronics value chain. By fostering collaboration among high-potential clusters across Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and The Netherlands, Silicon Eurocluster is setting the stage for Europe to lead in the development and production of micro- and nanoelectronics.