Call for Proposals for entrepreneurial culture of young people, and entrepreneurship education ENTR/CIP/09/E/N02S001 Closed!


The Commission invites to submit Proposals under Call ENTR/CIP/09/E/N02S001, within the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Framework Programme SME Specific Programme of Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP).

This action aims to support the implementation of the Small Business Act, in particular its Principle 1, and of the Oslo Agenda for Entrepreneurship Education in Europe by promoting winning ideas in the field of education for entrepreneurship and in improving the entrepreneurial mindsets of the European youth.


Two priority areas have been defined within this Call for Proposals:

Priority Area 1:

  • Establishing a cross-European workshop programme for entrepreneurship professors in higher education  to share knowledge and learn from practitioners (Entrepreneurship Summer Academy).

Priority Area 2:

  • Creating a common on-line platform for entrepreneurship educators and related practitioners.
  • Creating a European Entrepreneurship Educators Network.
  • Fostering entrepreneurship among female university graduates.
  • Fostering the entrepreneurial mindsets of young people outside the educational environment.
  • Developing innovative and practice-based teaching material on entrepreneurship for higher (university) education, in particular by using real cases and experiential learning.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 2,75 Million EUR (Annual budget for 2009)

All the important deadlines

  • 20 April 2009 - 12 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals for entrepreneurial culture of young people, and entrepreneurship education (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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