ANswers for SMEs future challenges 


Funded under the HORIZON-CL4-2023-RESILIENCE-01 call, IDEALIST represents a strategic initiative aimed at bolstering the resilience and technological adaptability of SMEs within the European Union.

Weaving Innovation into Resilience

IDEALIST’s primary goal is to empower Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in three key industrial ecosystems:

Energy Intensive Industries,  Aerospace & Defence, and Mobility, Transport & Automotive

Energy Intensive Industries

Aerospace & Defence

Mobility, Transport & Automotive

14  partners for 1 mission


Mission & Vision

Changing the Future of Manufacturing in Europe

The project is dedicated to empowering SMEs to become more active participants in adapting to changes, particularly those spurred by global events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the conflict initiated by Russia in Ukraine.

Our activities

Strategic Foresight

Through Strategic Foresight, the project will provide SMEs with a clear perspective on future threats and unseen opportunities, enhancing their understanding of operational changes and strategic decision-making impacts.

Technology Uptake

The Technology Uptake pillar will connect them with potential suppliers of cutting-edge technologies across Europe, fostering innovation and technological advancement through Hack & Match events.

Supply Chain Disruptions

Addressing Supply Chain Disruptions will enable SMEs to identify critical dependencies and reduce the impacts of value chain interruptions.

Collaboration activities

The project also includes networking opportunities, such as Hackathons and B2B events, facilitating cross-sector collaboration and international business delegations


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