High-Quality Consulting Services
We deliver high-quality consulting services on how to prepare EU funding applications and build
networks. We share best practices for evaluating the effectiveness of programs and promoting
innovation through consulting, research, training, and facilitation of opportunities for knowledge
sharing. We implement capacity-building processes.
Horizon 2020 is the EU funding programme for research and innovation
Horizon 2020 programme is running from 2014 to 2020 with a €80 billion budget. It provides research and innovation funding for multi-national collaboration projects as well as for individual researchers and supports SMEs with a special funding instrument.
Erasmus+ Programme (EPLUS)
Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Its budget of €14.7 billion will provide opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain experience, and volunteer abroad.
COSME is the EU programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises running from 2014 – 2020 with a planned budget of 2.3 billion euro. It aims to make it easier for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to access finance in all phases of their lifecycle – creation, expansion, or business transfer. Thanks to EU support, businesses have easier access to guarantees, loans and equity capital. EU ‘financial instruments’ are channeled through local financial institutions in EU countries.
SMEs are the backbone of Europe’s economy, providing 85% of all new jobs. The European Commission aims to promote entrepreneurship and improve the business environment for SMEs to allow them to realise their full potential in today’s global economy.
DG DEVCO is in charge of development cooperation policy in a wider framework of international cooperation, adapting to the evolving needs of partner countries. This encompasses cooperation with developing countries at different stages of development, including with countries graduated from bilateral development assistance to cover the specific needs of these countries during the transition period between low income countries and upper middle income countries. DG DEVCO works closely with other Commission services responsible for thematic policies, as well as with the European External Action Service and Commission services on external action, so as to facilitate and help ensure a consistent approach.
Horizon Europe is the research and innovation framework programme running from 2021-2027 with proposed budget of 94.1 billion euro.
Horizon Europe’s main aim is to maximize the scientific, economic and societal impact of Union investment in research and innovation. To this end, it will seek to attract more investments from the industry and member states, strengthen the link between science and society and maximize the benefits derived from their interaction through activities ensuring commitment and involvement of EU citizens and their collectivities at all stages and levels (policy-making, implementation).
Promotion of Agricultural Products
The general objective of the Promotion of agricultural products policy is to enhance the competitiveness of the Union agricultural sector.
- Security, Borders, PoliceTo promote the implementation of the Internal Security Strategy, law enforcement cooperation and the management of the Union’s external borders, the Internal Security Fund (ISF) has been set up. he ISF is composed of two instruments:
- Borders and Visa (ISF Borders and Visa)
- Police cooperation, preventing and combatting crime, and crisis management (ISF Police)
- Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF)
This Fund contributes to the achievement of four specific objectives:
Asylum: strengthening and developing the Common European Asylum System by ensuring that EU legislation in this field is efficiently and uniformly applied;
Legal migration and integration: supporting legal migration to EU States in line with the labour market needs and promoting the effective integration of non-EU nationals;
Return: enhancing fair and effective return strategies, which contribute to combating irregular migration, with an emphasis on sustainability and effectiveness of the return process;
Solidarity: making sure that EU States which are most affected by migration and asylum flows can count on solidarity from other EU States.
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) has been set-up by the European Commission to manage on its behalf several EU programmes in the fields of SME support & innovation, environment, climate action, energy and maritime affairs.
The Executive Agency for SMEs has developed an interactive tool that generates information on EU funding programmes.
- Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking
- Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency
- Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge ‘Climate action, environment, resource efficiency & raw materials’
- Horizon 2020 Fast Track to Innovation
- Horizon 2020 FET Open
- Horizon 2020 Innosup
- Horizon 2020 SME Instrument
The Cohesion Fund is aimed at Member States whose Gross National Income (GNI) per inhabitant is less than 90 % of the EU average. It aims to reduce economic and social disparities and to promote sustainable development.
It is now subject to the same rules of programming, management and monitoring as the ERDF and ESF though the Common Provisions Regulation.
For the 2014-2020 period, the Cohesion Fund concerns Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.
The extensive knowledge of the grant’s financial background became reality after 7 years of working exclusively as external auditors for the EC. By working in a variety of EU funding schemes, we can contribute to a more robust financial understanding concerning the requirements needed for a successful implementation of the project.