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SMEs Growth in Romania, Small Grants Scheme

The Second Calls for Project Proposals is launched under the SMEs Growth in Romania, through the EEA and Norway Grants.

Read the call text in English: 2nd Call for Proposals -  SMEs Growth in Romania, Small Grants Scheme

Read the call text in Romanian: 2nd Call for Proposals -  SMEs Growth in Romania, Small Grants Scheme

See the mandatory attachments and essential reding below. 

Deadline

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 13:00 (Romanian time)

Projects can last until April 2024 at the latest.

Available funding

A total of 5,508,241 euro. 

Between 50,000 euro and 200,000 euro per project.

Areas of support

  • Green Industry Innovation
  • Blue Growth
  • ICT

Aims 

The projects should contribute to increased competitiveness for Romanian enterprises within the areas of support, including growth in turnover and net operational profit and job creation.

Projects are also expected to contribute to develop and apply innovative products, services, technologies as well as to reduce CO2 emissions through more energy efficient production processes.

Who can apply?

Enterprises with no more than 25% public ownership, established as legal persons in Romania. In addition, for Green Industry Innovation area, not-for-profit organisations established as legal persons in Romania are also eligible.

The applicant must have been established for at least three fiscal years at the deadline for submission of project proposals for the areas of Green Industry Innovation and Blue Growth, and at least one fiscal year at the deadline for submission of project proposals for the focus area ICT.

The Romanian enterprise applies on behalf of the partners in the projects. 

Who can be partner? 

Eligible partners are any private or public entity, commercial or non-commercial, established as a legal person in Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein or in Romania. 

 

Mandatory attachments to the project application