COS-EYE-2019-4-01: Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

The aim of this call is to expand and strengthen the existing network of Intermediary Organisations (IOs) which act as local contact points for newly established entrepreneurs as well as experienced entrepreneurs in the participating countries. IOs will be selected to implement the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme at local level. They will, in particular, recruit and assist the entrepreneurs who will benefit from the programme. This call will therefore support actions for organisations enhancing and facilitating the mobility of new entrepreneurs, and is not intended for entrepreneurs willing to participate in the programme. New entrepreneurs willing to participate in the programme will be supported directly by the selected IOs.

Submission of proposals

The deadline for electronic submission is 11 July 2019, 17.00 hours (Brussels time).

The electronic submission reference for this call will be COS-EYE-2019-4-01.

Access the submission system to draft and submit proposals.

Please refer to the Guide for Applicants before commencing the electronic submission.


The eligibility criterion "Eligible consortia" of this call stipulates the following:

"It is not allowed that a partner participates in more than one proposal. Nevertheless, if this happens, the respective organisation will be excluded from all the proposals it applied. The respective consortia that will be affected by the exclusion of (a) partner(s) must still fulfil the eligibility criteria as stipulated in 6.1 and 6.2 in order to be considered eligible".

The Declaration template is available in Part B of the submission system, at the end of the Description of Action template (Technical Annex 1).

Please make sure that all partners in this proposal apply only once under this call in order to avoid ineligibility of your proposal and others.

Please note that beneficiaries who are implementing EYE as part of a FPA/SGA consortium by the date of publication of this call are not eligible to apply.

Please also note that the Commission/EASME encourages in particular those legal entities from countries and regions that are currently underrepresented to apply.

For full details, please consult the text of the call available below.

Supplementary information for applicants

To know more about the practical and financial conditions, please check the programme's website Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs. The Implementation Manual for Intermediary Organisations (Quality Manual – version from March 2019) is also a rich source of information in order to understand how the programme works.

The Funding and Tenders Portal provides applicants with the possibility to search for partners in view of creating a consortium.
Access the tool here.

UPDATE  (13 June 2019)

Where to find the unit rates for SME owner costs?

The amounts per unit per country are available in the Horizon 2020 - Work Programme 2018-2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions table 2.  

Additionally, the information is also available on the Funding and Tenders Portal. Under the reference documents section, in the “Programme” choose the Horizon 2020, “Reference Documents” Work Programmes 2018-20, Main WP, 3. Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions (MSCA) 2018-20_v2.0, therein Table 2: Country correction coefficients (CCC) for ITN and IF living allowances.


All questions about this call for proposals should be submitted only in writing by sending an e-mail to: Answers to questions received will be published in regular intervals.

Information event

EASME organised a webinar for this call, that took place on 07 June.

The recording of the webinar can be accessed via the following link. The presentation used during the webinar is available below and on the recording page.

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