The European Commission received 962 proposals under Phase 2 by the second cut-off date of 2015 on 17 June. 357 received an evaluation score above the application threshold and 44 or 12.3%, amounting to total project costs of €93.7 million, have been selected for funding.
Spanish SMEs have once again been particularly successful with 11 beneficiaries on track to receive €15 million.
They are closely followed by firms from Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany and Denmark. Since the launch of the programme on 1st January 2014, 273 SMEs have been selected under Phase 2 of the SME Instrument sharing more than €387 million.
Last edition on 15/09/2015 to correct the amount of grant requested.