COSME Call 2018 - Ideas from Europe development and scaling 279/G/GRO/SME/17/C/019a Closed!


The call aims to support the scaling of businesses by identifying and removing roadblocks so that existing and future entrepreneurs in the same or closely relating sectors or lines of business can scale more easily. It thereby fosters the transfer of knowledge and experience, entrepreneurial culture and entrepreneurship.

The overall objective of the call is to support new or aspiring European entrepreneurs in the crucial phase of growing their business.


Activities to be funded are:

  • Identification of business ideas with scaling potential and roadblocks that hamper scaling
  • Assistance with the bi-annual selection of business ideas fit for the IfE purpose
  • Reporting

European community funding

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

  • 0,25 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 March 2018 - 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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