Digital Europe Programme: Commission opens calls to invest €200 million in digital tech

The Commission has opened the third set of calls for proposals of the Digital Europe Programme, worth €200 million, under the 2021-2022 Work Programmes. The calls are open to businesses, public administrations, and other entities from the EU Member States, EFTA/EEA countries, and associated countries. This funding will see an […]

SME internationalisation instruments – A large number of support actions but not fully coherent or coordinated

The European Court of Auditors assessed whether the EU policy for SME internationalisation is supported by a coherent and coordinated strategy and whether the Enterprise Europe Network and the Startup Europe initiative successfully contributed to the internationalisation of SMEs. The result is that there are many actions but also a […]

Business expects 2021 growth to exceed economic forecasts

Members of the Global Chambers Platform (which brings together the 16-major national and trans-national Chamber organisations from the four corners of the globe, representing 100 million companies with 1 billion employees) expects a growth rate in 202w1 faster than World Bank expectations.  Covid19 pandemic caused a historic global recession and […]

European Union’s New Industrial Strategy Package supports industry to lead on the digital and green transitions

European Commission published an interesting set of documents for a new industry policy focused on digitalisation, sustainability and market opportunities for SMEs. The policy package poses a number of opportunities and challenges for businesses across Europe, including those involved in clusters, and provides a clear direction for the EU. The […]

European Institute of Innovation & Technologies mobilises EUR 60 mln for new innovation projects

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is announcing the launch of the ‘EIT Crisis Response Initiative’. The EIT Governing Board has decided to mobilise EUR 60 million of additional funding to innovators powering high-impact solutions that tackle this unprecedented social and economic challenge. The financing will allow the […]

Announcement for financial support to the participation in International Fairs from Chamber of Commerce of Marche Region

The Chamber of Commerce of Marche Region has published the announcement for a support to companies who have their headquarters in the territory of the region and have participated to international fairs. It is the first part of a wider initiative of the Chamber of Commerce that will cover the […]