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Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Global - Pilot project

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Global - Pilot project
Published on: 11/05/2017 Last update: 12/01/2018
Deadline: 30/08/2017
This call for proposals concerns the implementation of a pilot project initiated by the European Parliament on the geographical extension of the current "Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs" (EYE) programme. It aims to further foster cross-border transfer of knowledge and experience, entrepreneurial culture and entrepreneurship.
  • Number: 263/G/GRO/PPA/17/9860

The selection process is still ongoing, the final results are expected to be published by January 2018.

The overall objective of the call is to support new or aspiring European entrepreneurs in the crucial phase of establishing, running and growing their business by working together with an experienced entrepreneur from a country outside the European Union.  More specifically, the USA (max. 2 U. S. states), Israel and one third country in Asia selected from Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea.
New entrepreneurs should be able to develop their entrepreneurial skills, international outlook and competitiveness.

The purpose of this call is to select one organisation/consortium which will recruit host entrepreneurs from the USA (max. 2 U.S. states), Israel and a third country in Asia and manage their successful exchanges with at least 120 new entrepreneurs from the European Union.

Eligibility of applicants

Only applications from legal entities established in the EU countries are eligible.

Several applicants, submitting a joint proposal should choose a lead organisation from within their midst, referred to as the coordinator.

The coordinator and other applicants must satisfy the same eligibility criteria.

Submission of proposals

Submission is now closed.

The full text of the call for proposals is available below.

Applications must comply with the requirements set out in the full text and be submitted using the forms provided.

Applicants should use Electronic Submission System (SEP) to submit the proposal.

The deadline for electronic submission is 30 August 2017 at 17:00 (Brussels time).

Additional information for applicants

To know more about the practical conditions, please check the programme's website Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs.


Potential applicants should address questions related to the content of this call by e-mail to: Only questions sent to this functional mailbox will be answered.

Answers will be published periodically and within a reasonable period of time on this page.

Deadline for submitting questions related to the content of this call: 21 August 2017.


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