The present call for proposals aims at further supporting the development of more world-class clusters in Europe under two strands:
Please note that the submission process is different for the two strands of this call. For strand 1, a two-stage submission process is used, whereas for strand 2, a one-stage submission process is used. As a result, strand 1sets the deadline for the submission of a concept note as 10/05/2011 (the date for submission of the full proposal will be specified later and will allow at least two months for the preparation of the full proposal) whereas strand 2 sets the deadline for the submission of the full proposal as 10/06/2011.
CORRIGENDUM: Please note that the correct email address for this call for proposals is: ENTR-CFPfirstname.lastname@example.org
CORRIGENDUM: Please note that the list of non-EU member countries eligible to participate to this call has been updated.
CORRIGENDUM 12/05: Please note that the text of the call for proposal, section 4 on "EU Financing" for Strand 2 (p.11) has been updated.
Update 6 May 2011: A new version of the submission guide and the submission set (1) is published with updated web addresses to the forms for legal entity and financial identification.
Information day: An information day for the call for proposals was organised in Brussels on 4 May 2011. Presentations can be found below and video with presentations and Q&A session here .
06/06/2011 - Complementary information on Strand 2 of the call to indication of questions 24 and 32 under part C of the 'Question and Answers' document related to training benchmarking evaluators and trainings for instructors on using the cluster management training material available here
26/09/2011 - Questions and Answers - Strand 1, Stage 2 - published
02/09/2011 - Call for proposals updated with revised text on the visibility evaluation criteria on p.21 (as addressed in the Question 3 of the Q&A document -stage 2)