PENTA exists to provide the Electronic Systems & Components community a specific tool to address the huge challenges created by the rapid development of the global digital economy.

Our vision is to bring together all the elements of the ECS Community; Large Enterprise, SME’s, RTO’s and Universities with a flexible easy to use, nationally supported, funding tool that stimulates collaborative innovation that is aligned to industrial and funding country priorities.

The PENTA mission is to use that tool to support collaborative projects in the €2-80m cost range that will create new technological innovation and, through applications, use it to accelerate economic development and meets a wide range of societal requirements.

We implement this vision and mission via a partnership between participating countries and industrial and research organisations of all types and sizes. PENTA is designed to be fully open to anyone who can help make a difference in creating strong national economies and meet critical societal challenges through the development and implementation of high impact collaborative programmes.