COSME Call 2019 - Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs COS-EYE-2019-4-01 Closed!


The general objective of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme is to enhance entrepreneurship, develop the international outlook and competitiveness of European SMEs and foster potential start-up entrepreneurs and newly-established micro and small enterprises in the Participating Countries.

The purpose of this call for proposals is to select Intermediary Organisations (IOs) to implement the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme at local level. They will, in particular, recruit the entrepreneurs and assist them to benefit from the programme. This call for proposals will therefore support actions of organisations enhancing and facilitating the mobility of new entrepreneurs, and is not intended for entrepreneurs willing to participate in an exchange in this programme


As a minimum requirement, the IOs' proposals are expected to describe all of the following activities in detail:

  • Management of the programme, networking and reporting
  • Promotion of the programme and recruitment of entrepreneurs
  • Relationships building
  • Relationships management


European community funding

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

  • 5,58 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 11 July 2019 - 2 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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