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20/10/2022: Small Grants Scheme for the Development of Business Skills in Romania

The final call for project proposals within the SMEs Growth Programme in Romania is now open! 

The call aims to support training and competence-building through networking on topics such as sustainable business models, green innovation, circular economy and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Green Industry Innovation, ICT and Blue Growth focus areas. 


Read the call text in English: Small Grants Scheme for Soft Measures

Read the call text in Romanian: Schemă de granturi mici



All projects must contribute to supporting enterprises to increase their business development capacity, preferably in close cooperation with partners from the donor countries Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.

Funding is available for projects which support sustainable business models, green innovation, circular economy and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

See the call text for all details on outcomes, eligibility criteria, funding, mandatory documents and essential reading.


Who can apply?

The following legal entities in Romania are eligible: 

a) SMEs established as legal entities in Romania,registered as legal entities in Romania and functioning in accordance to enforced Romanian legislation on commercial companies

b) Not-for-profit organisations established as legal persons in Romania


Who can be partner?

Any public or private entity, commercial or non-commercial and non-governmental organisations,established as a legal person in Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Romania.

See more details on the eligibility of partners in the call text and documents.


Deadline for submitting project applications

Thursday 20 October 2022 at 13.00.


The SMEs Growth Programme in Romania

The project is supported by Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein through the EEA and Norway Grants. See more opportunities under the SMEs Growth Programme.

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Mandatory Attachments to the Project Application



Essential Reading for the Project Application