CALL FOR PROPOSALS Encouraging community building around the issue of women entrepreneurship – Management and running of the WEgate platform
The general objective of this call for proposals is to enhance women entrepreneurship in Europe by facilitating networking and sharing good practices between actors such as intermediary stakeholders to improve the support effectively delivered to women entrepreneurs and to motivate more women to start their own business or to support the development of their business across Europe, as well as by entrusting stakeholders themselves with the management, update and promotion of the WEgate e-platform.
“Stakeholders” are defined as (list non exhaustive): associations, public bodies and private organisations, sectoral or generalist, actively promoting women entrepreneurship at European, national, regional and local level in the COSME countries, including training centres, universities, incubators, authorities represented in the European network to promote women's entrepreneurship - WES), and organisations supporting the access to finance for women entrepreneurs, such as Business Angels organisations or banks or other entities supporting women entrepreneurship and related initiatives, EU initiatives with an interest for women entrepreneurs, such as the EEN sector group on women entrepreneurship.
The call will support the following type of activities:
(a) Organisation of meetings/events
(b) Organisation of “Peer learning workshops”
(c) Communication activities
(d) Community building activities for women entrepreneurship at European level
(e) Project management activities required for coordination with EASME
(f) The management and continuation of the WEgate e-platform to be used as the common online tool
The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at EUR 850 000, with a maximum grant per project will be EUR 850 000. EASME expects to fund one proposal. The grant is limited to a maximum reimbursement rate of 90% of eligible costs.
More details on the call are available here.
The call was published on ec.europa.eu website here. © European Union, 1995-2019