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Finance concept: Light Bulb on digital backgroundFunding advisory…with focus on grants…. Our advisory  services focus on the different available funding opportunities across the European Union: EU-grants, State -Aid schemes, EEA & Norway grants, other alternative funding and incentive programmes.

The Opportuniy. Grants and subsidies optimize the financial structure of an investment making it more feasible under difficult access to private finance. Even in those cases where a stable financial profile of the company enables a good access to private finance (banks, investment funds, private equities etc,), grants will always increase the attractiveness of an investment project… Read more

Typically, EU-grants and similar funding are non-reimbursable money. They are available to both private and public beneficiaries.
At Winnovart, we are dedicated to provide funding opportunities to the private sector. We aim to be the first name to be considered by SMEs and large enterprises across different industries looking for attractive solutions to finance their investment projects.

Almost regardless of your business case and activity profile, we will always provide innovative ideas for financing your investment.
Funding rates may vary depending on company size, project location and profile. Nevertheless, private enterprise can get in most of the cases up to 70% financing of their investments’ eligible costs. In some cases the funding rate can go up to 100% of specific eligible expenses.

There is a large variety of grants & incentive programmes available on the European market. According to our experience we would structure it into 4 main groups:
EU-funding programmes offered and managed directly by the European Comission, available to applicants across entire European Union
EU-funding programmes implemented locally, in each EU-member state, by the responsible local authorities
Local State-aid and incentive mechanisms, available in individual countries or regions, according to specific local policies
Regional funding programmes available for a wider region (comprising more countries) but implemented locally – for example the EEA and Norway financial mechanism addressing a group of EU-member states in Central and Eastern Europe.

The Challenge….Knowing and controlling the process makes a project successful under a funding programme There are various funding opportunities on the market, attractive grant volumes and funding rates, but also complex requirements to fulfill…Read more

Typically, EU-grants and similar funding are non-reimbursable money. They are available to both private and public beneficiaries. Mandatory first steps are the definition of a sustainable investment project and identification of most suitable funding programmes available.
A key point is then the formal eligibility of the project and applicant, depending on the specific criteria and requirements of the targeted programme. Once these milestones are overcome, you may continue the application process.
There are 4 generic phases in the development and implementation of an investment project in a public-funding context:
1. formal eligibility structuring
2. preparing and filing a competitive application
3. successfully passing the evaluation phase and receiving the funding approval
4. implementing the project according to the approved structure

Our role… At Winnovart, we know the game when it comes to funding programmes.
Our consulting approach covers the whole process…Read more

Our range of services comprise:
– Eligibility check (project/applicant)
– Structuring the financing concept
– Developing the required business plans/ feasibility studies
– Full- prepare of the application file
– Support during the evaluation process
– Project management during the implementation phase (with special attention on the procurement process, reporting obligations and payment claims)

News & Updates

 

Winnovart Survey Results – EEA & Norway grants, do companies from the Beneficiary States use this opportunity?

During the previous weeks, at Winnovart, we have launched a survey to understand how much companies in Beneficiary States do understand the advantages of the EEA & Norway grants.   We are pleased to publish preliminary results after 3 weeks from the survey opening.   General conclusions at this stage. Most respondents from the … Read more

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Winnovart starts a strategic partnership with Ambro (Rossmann Group)

At Winnovart we are committed to create business and development opportunities around the EEA & Norway grants. We are helping companies to get access to and raise funding under this mechanism, while also bridging the gap between the Donor and the Beneficiary States. We partner with organisations from the Beneficiary States of the … Read more

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Winnovart Survey Results – EEA & Norway grants, do companies from Norway & Iceland use this opportunity?

We have recently launched a survey to understand the level of awareness and interest across the Norwegian and Icelandic business sector for the opportunities opened by the EEA & Norway grants.    We are pleased to publish preliminary results after 3 weeks from survey opening.   General conclusions at this stage.  The … Read more

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Deep River EEA Norway grants

Winnovart Explore – Introducing Deep River Norway. Award-winning supplier of mobile hydropower plants for off-grid areas.

At Winnovart, we continue our tradition of promoting organisations from the Donor States – innovation champions and leading suppliers of novel technologies and solutions. We are introducing Deep River – Norwegian award-winning supplier of Mobile hydropower plants for off-grid areas. … Read more

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Renewable energy Romania

EEA & Norway Grants in Romania – Preliminary Statistics RO-Energy programme. Applications submitted during 2019 calls so far.

The Energy programme in Romania under the EEA & Norway grants (RO-Energy), operated by Innovation Norway, has the objective to achieve less carbon intensive energy and increased security of supply and strengthen the long-term cooperation between the Donor States – … Read more

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Energy Efficiency

EEA & Norway Grants in Romania – 13 million EUR for energy efficiency projects

EUR  13 million available for energy efficiency projects on the Romanian market under the EEA & Norway grants. The funding comes through the Energy Programme operated by Innovation Norway in Romania.   SMEs and Large enterprises can get grants with … Read more

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Winnovart Survey – EEA & Norway grants, do companies from the Beneficiary States use this opportunity?

The budget of the EEANO 2014-2021 is almost 3 billion euros, to be allocated to a number of Beneficiary States. Around 30% of this budget is expected to go to the private sector ~ almost 1 billion euros. In the past, … Read more

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Winnovart Survey – EEA & Norway grants, do companies from Norway & Iceland use this opportunity?

How familiar are you with the EEA & Norway grants and the opportunity they represent for organisations from the Donor States (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein)? The budget of the EEANO 2014-2021 is almost 3 billion euros, to be allocated to a … Read more

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Funding applications - EEA Norway grants

EEA & Norway grants – How much time do you need to prepare a funding application?

Writing a funding application can be more or less difficult, but it is always time consuming. We have extensive experience with the EEA & Norway grants and we have recently received these questions more and more from clients and partners. … Read more

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Blue Growth Portugal

EEA & Norway grants in Portugal – First call launched with 14.2 million euro for Blue Growth

More than 14 million euro is available for SMEs and large enterprises on the Portuguese market via the ‘Business, Development, Innovation and SMEs’ programme under the EEA grants. The programme will be operated by the Directorate General for Maritime Policy (DGPM). … Read more

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