Call for proposals 2012 - Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs 30-G-ENT-CIP-12-E-N01C051 Closed!


The present call for proposals aims to help new entrepreneurs from Participating Countries enrich their experience, deepen their knowledge and expand their network by spending periods in enterprises run by experienced entrepreneurs in other Participating Countries. The overall objective of this 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.


By awarding grants to promote the mobility of new entrepreneurs, the Commission’s specific objectives are:

  • To provide on-the-job-training for new entrepreneurs in small and medium-sized enterprises elsewhere in the Participating Countries in order to facilitate a successful start-up, and development of their business ideas;
  • To foster sharing of experience and information between entrepreneurs on the obstacles and challenges of starting up and developing their businesses;
  • To enhance market access and identification of potential partners for new and established businesses in other EU and Participating Countries;
  • To support networking between entrepreneurs from different Participating Countries by building on knowledge and experience from other Participating Countries.

The present call for proposals will support actions for organisations enhancing and facilitating the mobility of new entrepreneurs.

European community funding

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

  • 3,10 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 31 May 2012 - 11 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche 30-G-ENT-CIP-12-E-N01C051 (Guidelines for applicants)
  • Call for proposals 2012 - Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (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)
  • Candidate Countries
  • European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

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