COSME Call 2017 - Cluster Go international in the defence and security sector COS-CLUSINT-2017-03-6 Closed!


The main objective of the action is to support European defence and security-related clusters and business network organisations to intensify collaboration across borders with other non-defence industrial clusters and to develop and implement joint strategies in areas of dual use technologies, products and services towards non-EU countries.


Mandatory actions to be implemented are:

  • Dissemination about all project activities, news, events, testimonials and results shall be channelled through the dedicated partnership section of the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP)
  • Learning and monitoring activities, such as promoting exchanges between Partnerships and enabling cross-fertilisation and learning from their successful and unsuccessful experiences as well as monitoring activities measuring the outcomes of the Partnership based on a clear set of performance indicators

Possible actions to be implemented can include the following (non-exhaustive list):

  • Identification of initial strategic partners across the EU
  • Partnership building
  • Legal advice for developing a legal representation for the consortium
  • Identity shaping
  • Intelligence gathering
  • Collaboration planning
  • Joint actions planning

European community funding

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

  • 0,80 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 13 December 2017 - 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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