CALL: MIGRANTS ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUPPORT SCHEMES
Call identifier: COS-MIGRANTSENT-2016-4-02 Publication date: 22 September 2016
Call summaryScene Setter:
Europe is facing an unprecedented wave of migration: European countries have become an immigration destination for many populations facing distress in their home countries. The economic integration of migrants is one of the priorities of the EU comprehensive approach to migration. It is crucial to empower migrants and refugees to develop the skills and to get access to knowledge and support schemes that can enable them to build a solid livelihood, and also to create added value. This should include the possibility of becoming entrepreneurs and thus contribute to further job creation. Entrepreneurship is one of the ways to ensure the integration and the economic independence of migrants.
The objective of the call is to support the networking of organisations working in the field of migrant entrepreneurship while facilitating mutual learning, the exchange of experiences and good practice, the exploitation of synergies and the emergence of strategic collaborations.Budget Information:
The total budget earmarked for the co-financing of projects is estimated at EUR 1 500 000.
This amount could be increased if additional budgetary appropriations are made available.
The maximum grant per project will be 375 000 EUR.
The grant is limited to a maximum reimbursement rate of 90% of eligible costs.
EASME reserves the right not to distribute all the funds available.
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