The OPTITEC Cluster provides direct support in the form of partnering, expert consultancy, awarding its validation label to joint R&D projects and seeking funding.
The award of the OPTITEC Competitiveness Cluster Label can make projects eligible for specific funding (such as the French joint ministerial fund Fond Unique Interministériel - FUI) or to benefit from a higher level of funding from the subsidies awarded.
The OPTITEC Competitiveness Cluster offers a full range of services to enable you to optimise the project that best suits your requirements and the selection criteria for public sector funding.
The various stages for achieving the of the OPTITEC Label are outlines in the following graph:
In parallel to the award of the Label, the support offered by OPTITEC for your project by OPTITEC may include a search for partners, the identification of the most suitable funding source and preparation of the project submission, if necessary with the help of a specialist consultant.