Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Success stories: EC investment brings hope to entrepreneurs

Success stories: EC investment brings hope to entrepreneurs
Published on: 22/09/2013
Author: Enterprise & Industry Magazine
There is a reason COSME (Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs) is designed like its predecessor, the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP).

After all, the CIP made €550 million of guarantees available to financial intermediaries, freeing up loans and financing for SMEs throughout the EU. As illustrated by these success stories, the CIP helped European SMEs realise their innovative ideas, and COSME will do the same.