Call for proposals EaSI 2019 - EURES and PROGRESS - Moblity Exchange programme for SME staff (MobiliseSME) VP/2019/011 Closed!


The general objective of the call is to support short term cross-border secondments for employees, managers and/or (co-) owners, in particular from small and medium companies. These secondments shall provide opportunities to develop skills and capacities in host companies (‘learning objective’), as well as for companies to enhance their business either by establishing new contacts abroad, or by strengthening their already existing partnerships (‘international business opportunity for SME’).

Building on the successful pilot scheme “MobiliseSME” implemented between 2015 and 2017, this call for proposals aims at:

  1. enhancing a proper identification of the sending and hosting companies, including targeting sectors with a high international or cross-border activities and employees, managers and/or (co-)owners ready for secondment,
  2. further developing of the outreach and matching strategy, and
  3. enhancing mechanisms of co-operation and dissemination, engaging the employer organisations as facilitators, participating companies and employees and
  4. developing rules and procedures to make secondments beneficial for all parties involved.

The specific objective of this action is to give financial support to around 250 professionals identified for an exchange or a limited stay in another company.


The Commission aims to support action(s) of duration of 24 months consisting of the following components:

  • Consultations, surveys and market research
  • Developement of the outreach and matching strategy
  • Developing rules and procedures to make secondments beneficial for all parties involved.

European community funding

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

  • 2,05 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 17 September 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 Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities

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