COSME Call 2019 - Clusters Go International COS-CLUSINT-2019-3-01 Closed!

Objectives

The main objective of this action is to intensify cluster and business network collaboration across borders and also across sectorial boundaries and to support the establishment of European Strategic Cluster Partnerships to lead international cluster cooperation in fields of strategic interest towards third countries beyond Europe.

This action promotes cluster internationalisation where interested consortia develop and implement a joint internationalisation strategy, common goals towards specific third markets and support SME internationalisation towards third countries beyond Europe.

Actions

The present call for proposals is targeting actions for two phases:

Preparatory phase

  • COS-CLUSINT-2019-3-01-Strand1: Supporting preparatory actions for the establishment and shaping of new European Strategic Cluster Partnerships for Going International - will support the establishment of European Strategic Cluster Partnership – Going International (ESCP-4i) open to a wide range of European industrial sectors and value chains.

Implementation phase

  • COS-CLUSINT-2019-3-01-Strand2A: Supporting the first implementation, testing and further development of European Strategic Cluster Partnerships Going International - will support the first implementation, testing and further development of 'European Strategic Cluster Partnerships - Going International' (ESCP-4i) in a wide range of European industrial sectors and value chains, except those targeted in Strand 2.b below.
  • COS-CLUSINT-2019-3-01-Strand2B  - Earth observation data and applications - will support the first implementation, testing and further development of up to two 'European Strategic Cluster Partnerships for Going International' (ESCP-4i) in the Space and Digital sector (use of earth observation data and related applications), specifically for downstream users of earth observation data in the context of Copernicus – the EU's Earth Observation and Monitoring programme.
     

 

European community funding

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

  • 8,30 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 October 2019 - 15 days 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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