Applications for the 2015 “European Entrepreneurial Region” are now open

February 3, 2014

Funding Scheme: 2014-02-03

Pgm2014 2020: Yes


The 2015 European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) award, launched by the Committee of the Regions, aims at identifying regions in Europe with the most convincing strategies regarding support to SMEs developpment. Applications will be accepted until 31 March 2014.


The EER award identifies and rewards regions with outstanding entrepreneurial visions realised through concrete and measurable actions contributing to the implementation of the Small Business Act for Europe and making optimal use of public funding, irrespective of their size, wealth and competences. The regions with the most convincing strategy will be awarded with the label “Entrepreneurial region of the year”. The aim of the initiative is to create and promote dynamic, green and entrepreneurial regions throughout Europe.

The awarded regional strategy will be assessed over the following two years and the main results and achievements will be shared and discussed among regional and local authorities through the EER network.

The deadline for the submission of applications is 31 March 2014. The application form, a fact-sheet about the award, as well as further information, are available on the EER web For more information, please contact

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