What is RYME+?

RYME+ is a European project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Interreg V-B Southwest Europe Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 (Interreg Sudoe Programme).
It aims to develop and promote the business structure of the SUDOE area by increasing competitiveness, resilience, wealth and innovation creation and technological development of their SMEs, guiding them to international markets, benchmarking, to share good practices and to establish trade relationships.

Goal

The main goal of RYME+ is to support the international development of innovative SMEs and to contribute to increasing the competitiveness of the SUDOE Area.

Benefits

With RYME+ selected companies will have access to the following benefits:

International networking RYME+ will give you access to an international network of support. Through the web platform you can interact with innovative SMEs from other countries and make contact with RYME+ partners that can help you find the most suitable commercial partner for your company.

Mentoring RYME+ will give you access to a network of international mentors that will guide you through every step of the internationalisation process.

Commercial preparation RYME+ will help you to prepare your company commercially, giving advice and recommendations for successfully affording an internationalization process.

Training in foreign markets RYME+ will provide training in legal requirements, tax frameworks, cultural barriers, funding, etc to guarantee you the best entry into every market.

Speed meetings RYME+ will help you accelerate the interaction with other innovative companies through the arrangement of multilateral speed meetings.

Trade and benchmarking missions RYME+ will give you the chance to go on trade missions to Brazil, United States of America and Uruguay or on a benchmarking mission to Israel with the purpose of transferring good practices of entrepreneurship and technology development.

Consortium

RYME+ is coordinated by 9 partners from France, Portugal, Spain and counts on the collaboration of 10 associate partners from Brazil, France, Israel, Portugal, Spain, The United States of America and Uruguay.

IPN - Instituto Pedro Nunes

Lead Partner

Country
Portugal
Website
E-mail
Phone
+351 239 700 900

BIOPÔLE Santé

Partner

Country
France
Phone
+33 549 385 398

B Cell Design

Partner

Country
France
Phone
+33 555 123 012

Openlimits - Business Solutions, LDA

Associate

Country
Portugal
Phone
+351 239 940 150

RYME History

RYME (Reactivation of SMEs: Innovation and International) was an European project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), through the Interreg IV-B Southwest Europe Cooperation Programme 2007-2013 (SUDOE).

Between 2012 and 2014, RYME developed and tested a methodology for the internationalisation of companies from SUDOE Area (France, Portugal and Spain) in cooperation with partners from Brazil and The United States of America. A total of 99 companies from ICT, Biotech and Greentech sectors participated in RYME, from those 9 signed up 6 commercial agreements.

RYME+ will capitalize the results of its forerunner project RYME. Learn more about RYME history here.