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Business Development

Regardless of the economic times, growth will always be an issue for an organization.

Today, the chances for business expansion are narrower than in the years before. However, many companies are interested in developing their businesses by complying with the new market conditions, as they recognize that difficult economic times bring challenges, but also opportunities.

“Survival of the fittest”...

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Analysis of SME Instrument beneficiaries from previous cut-off dates, list of beneficiaries based on public information made available by EASME. Topic and country breakdown of beneficiaries, comparative analysis between Phase 1 and Phase 2 beneficiaries, as well as the aggregated picture. The analysis of the programme’s winning projects and companies can provide useful information for potential...

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DCCManagement is now Winnovart.

Funding is always an important issue for enterprises, regardless of their size.Implementing innovation into the business model offers funding versatility, as innovation opens up various funding options both locally and internationally.Grants, state aid schemes, private funding or a mix of them will all be available until 2020 for innovation projects across sectors and topics.

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Studies & Insights

February 2016 update: Following a positive experience for the 2009 – 2014 funding cycle with this mechanism, we have compiled a detailed study with the results of EEA&Norway Grants across the Romanian market, with focus on programmes addressing private sector enterprises. The Romanian private sector has accessed EUR 31,734,163 in grants for approved projects in the 2009 – 2014 funding cycle. The...

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Lessons Learnt

A summary of all the lessons learnt after the previous rounds of this programme, including official recommendations from the programme operator, will help interested applicants/ potential beneficiaries assess their funding readiness under the SME Instrument, as well as improve the quality of their proposals.

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Reports and Statistics

Various analysis and statistics of the SME Instrument, based on public information provided by the programme operator about number of applications, beneficiaries, topic and country breakdowns. Different interesting rankings, statistical evidence of success rates and other interpretation of SME Instrument information is available here.

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