Call for proposal for the Exchange of New Entrepreneurs between the Federative Republic of Brazil and Europe CIP - Exchange Brazil and Europe Closed!


The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme in support of enterprise, particularly SMEs, entrepreneurship, innovation, including eco-innovation and industrial competitiveness is hereby established.


The aim is to select an organisation, active in business support, to manage the Exchange of New Entrepreneurs between the Federative Republic of Brazil and Europe. They will assist entrepreneurs to participate in the action by organising exchanges under this scheme. This will enable European new entrepreneurs from countries participating in the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP Participating Countries) to work alongside experienced Brazilian entrepreneurs and will enable Brazilian new entrepreneurs to work alongside experienced European entrepreneurs in CIP Countries. Entrepreneurs thereby will acquire new skills, enrich their experiences and broaden their network, which enhances entrepreneurship, as well as the internationalisation and competitiveness of potential start-ups and participating SMEs.

European community funding

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

  • 0,25 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 04 July 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Candidate guide (Guidelines for applicants)

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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