The European Commission has published the call for the creation of the new Enterprise Europe Network for the 2015-2020 period in order to help small and medium enterprises to make the most of the opportunities offered by the European market.
The new call is intended to expand the services of the EEN in order to enhance the competitiveness of SMEs, in particular
- Helping them to exploit the opportunities offered by the Single Market;
- Are seeing their access to international markets;
- Supporting the processes of innovation (including access to the new facility for SMEs provided by Horizon 2020) program.
The Commission has earmarked for the Network amounting to 336 million euro coming from the COSME program budget, including 93 million will be provided with this call for activities that the Network will continue between January 1 2015 and 31 2016 December.
The deadline for submission of online applications is scheduled for May 15 2014.