"Seal of Excellence" is a certificate awarded by Europe to SMEs submitting a research project meeting the European criteria of excellence under the SME Instrument scheme. This Walloon aid serves to support and finance the research projects of Walloon SMEs that have received this label to ensure that these projects that Europe considers to be valuable and innovative will be brought to fruition.
The aim of SWAN is to enable SMEs to obtain alternative financing for their SME Instrument project, so that their innovation can be implemented and contributes to societal and economic development while minimizing their administrative and financial procedures. by speeding up the financing procedures. Financing terms, eligibility criteria, submission procedure, evaluation, ... are available on the Wallonia Research and Technology Portal