19. July 2018

Easelink receives European Union’s Horizon 2020 funding

Easelink received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program for the development and industrialization of the automated conductive charging solution Matrix Charging®.

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Horizon 2020 is the biggest research and innovation program of the European Union with a funding budget of €80 billion available over the next 7 years from 2014 to 2020.
The SME (small medium enterprise) funding instrument of Horizon 2020 provided by the European Union helps small and medium sized companies to develop and industrialize new products and service with disruptive potential. The phase two of the SME funding instrument mainly focuses on financial support on innovation activities like demonstrations, testing, piloting and scale up of companies.

Easelink received a funding of phase two for the development and industrialization of Matrix Charging® under grant agreement No. GA830239.
In total, 65 small and medium sized companies from 16 countries received a total funding sum of € 113 million.

Find out more about the European Union’s Horizon 2002 funding on our project webpage.

Easelink is a high-tech company headquartered in Graz, Austria, and dedicated to development of the automated conductive charging solution “Matrix Charging®” for electric vehicles. The innovative character of Easelink can be seen in its many patents and trademarks. Easelink, with sites in Austria and China, currently has 45 employees and actively contributes to various standardization bodies for charging technology, such as the relevant working groups of the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIn), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Within the framework of cooperative projects, a number of leading automotive manufacturers and suppliers, infrastructure providers and vehicle fleet operators are already making use already of the innovative Matrix Charging® technology.

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