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Transfers of Business

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Deadline Date:
05-03-2014 at 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
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    1. Additional information

    The main objective of this call is to improve the environment for business transfers in Europe.

    Projects to be supported under this call shall focus on one of the following priority areas:

    a) Creating trans-European models/training modules for advisors in business transfer to support the development/improvement of their skills and methods in addressing different issues that arise during the transfer process (including the psychological and emotional aspects of transfers), and adapting them to different national contexts;

    b) Developing standards related to buyer-seller platforms to ensure the quality of the services provided by the platform;

    c) Proposing a model of an efficient awareness-raising programme for better planning and preparation of business transfers;

    d) Proposing measures to improve and harmonise data collection methods on transfer of business across Europe.

    Proposals shall:

    • Be implemented by trans-national consortia composed by partners established in CIP participating countries,
    • Propose models/training modules/standards for facilitating transfer of business and building evidence base on transfers,
    • Be technically and financially sustainable,
    • Be measurable,
    • Give visibility to the European Union's support to the project.

    Maximum EU Contribution per project : € 250,000.00.

    The deadline for electronic submission is 05 March 2014 17.00 hours (Brussels time).

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    2. Latest Information

    • 06-02-2014 11:46:41

      The submission session is now available for: CIP-EIP-GEN

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    3. Information Package

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    • Call text en
    • Guide for Applicants en
    • Draft grant agreement en
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    4. Additional Documents

    • F.A.Q. en
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    5. Electronic Proposal Submission

    No submission system is open for this call.

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    6. Get Support

    For questions related to the content of the 2013 "Transfer of Business" call, please contact: ENTR-CFP-CIP13-TOB@ec.europa.eu

    For IT related questions, please contact the service desk.

    The service desk is available on weekdays between 9:00 and 18:00 Brussels Time - It can be contacted by phone at this number +32 2 29 92222 - Or alternatively by electronic mail at this address DIGIT-EFP7-SEP-SUPPORT@ec.europa.eu