The evaluation of proposals submitted before the first cut-off date for Phase 1 (18 June) is over. 155 projects from 21 countries have been pre-selected for funding. They will receive €50,000 to finance a feasibility study and up to 3 days of mentoring.
Out of the 2 666 proposals submitted, 2602 were eligible and 317 got a score above the threshold. 49% of these are pre-selected for funding.
Spain had the most projects selected (39) followed by the United Kingdom (26), Italy (20), Germany (11), Ireland (10) and France (9).
Ireland had the greatest success rate (20%) followed by Austria (14,81% - 4 projects pre-selected), the United Kingdom (11,21%), Israel (10,26% - 4 projects selected) and (Spain (9,29%).
The SMEs pre-selected for funding will be informed by mail in August 2014. The next cut-off date for Phase 1 is on 24 September.
Countries with no proposal pre-selected are not shown in the graph and tables.