COSME Call 2016 - Supporting the businesses' expansion in the Internal Market by improving Points of Single Contact – Increasing awareness among entrepreneurs about the Points of Single Contact COS-SPOC-2016-02-03 Closed!


The present call for proposals aims therefore at achieving the following general objectives:

  • create better conditions for SMEs' expansion in the Internal Market.
  • raise awareness of the Points of Single Contact among the European businesses and entrepreneurs so that they know where to turn for information, assistance or interact with public administrations in order to get established or provide services in the EU.
  • raise awareness among business support organisations of the PSCs’ role and their offer, so that they can provide comprehensive advice to their members or partners.


Applicants must propose an awareness raising campaign covering at least 2 different Member States, including the country of the consortium coordinator and clearly indicating the activities proposed to reach its targets.

The proposals must include, as a minimum, the following two "core" activities:

  1. Design and develop an awareness raising campaign to promote Points of Single Contact to the potential users.
  2. Measure and evaluate the outcomes of the communication activities and suggest recommendations on the basis of the gathered feedback.

European community funding

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

  • 0,30 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 11 October 2016 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (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)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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