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Sectors: Economy - Finances, Information, Innovation, Research, Services, SME Policy

Beneficiaries: Administrations States, Agencies Chambers, Corporations, Development NGOs, Local and Regional authorities, Non-profit organisations, Research centres, SMEs

Regions: Balkans, Candidate countries, Developing countries, European Economic Area, European Union, Mediterranean countries

Category: Call for proposals

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Additional info regions:

Balkans: Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo
Developing country: Jordan

Responsible: European Commission

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Amorce:

This call aims to establish the Enterprise Europe Network for the period 2015-2020 by selecting the organisations that will make up the Network.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– To contribute to the objectives of the COSME programme by facilitating access to European and international markets for European SMEs and by providing growth-oriented, integrated business and innovation support services that help strengthen the competitiveness and sustainability of European enterprises
– To foster the development of internationally competitive companies and to stimulate the innovation capacities of European SMEs
– To promote EU policies and programmes and provide a link between SMEs and EU policy making
– To help improve the environment for entrepreneurial activities and promote entrepreneurial culture in the European Union

Among financed actions
* Service activities: 
– Advice, support and information services
– Cross-border partnership services for business cooperation, technology transfer and innovation and research
– SME feedback activities
– Specific activities in the context of innovation support (Horizon 2020)
* Enabling activities:
– Promotion of the Network and communication activities
– Network building and reinforcing the Network