GROW - DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
ECFIN - DG Economic and Financial Affairs
COMP - DG Competition
FISMA - DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
RTD - DG Research and Innovation
CNECT - DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
The mission of this group was to enhance access to finance for innovative firms in strengthening cross-border matching of innovative firms with suitable investors.
In this context, the tasks of this expert groups were:
a) discussing current industry practices and activities which help to identify innovative ideas and businesses on a cross-border basis;
b) discussing what can be done to support entrepreneurs in attracting the right sources of risk capital;
c) identifying best practices and suitable tools;
d) defining policy options and assessing these under the aspects of feasability, European added value as well as budgetary requirements.
Assist the Commission in the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives