To foster the creation of new value chains targeting emerging industries: Mobility, Environment, Blue Growth, Finance and Insurance, Climate, Digital and Creative/Gaming, by identifying new sustainable use cases provided by SFO capabilities;

To support the development of new technologies for SFO applications addressing societal challenges and emerging industries market needs;

To optimise the long-term sustainability of new value chains partnerships involving SFOs by supporting best initiatives, projects or concepts in seeking additional funding (EU including ERDF, regional, national, private) and investment in commercialisation;

To accelerate the internationalisation of European SMEs in these value chains by developing cross-border and crosssectoral collaborations that deliver solutions into key international markets.