GALACTICA project organized the first in-person group coaching session in Porto on June 27th and 28th with its beneficiaries from its two calls for proposals.

More than 25 people participated in this event, including several of the new beneficiaries of GALACTICA under its second call. .

The GALACTICA partnership introduced a series of interactive workshops to promote networking among the participants, to find synergies among the different projects funded and to plan for scaling up solutions. During the second day, participants had the chance to pitch their projects to investors from Invicta Angels to improve their sales skills and receive feedback on how to better succeed in market launch of their innovative projects.

In total, GALACTICA has awarded over 2.9M€ in direct financial support for SMEs across Europe to develop innovative projects combining textile, aerospace and advanced manufacturing.