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Startups in Romania - Open Call, Recording of Webinars and Presentations on How to Apply

 Priscilla du Preez, UnSplash
Priscilla du Preez, UnSplash

The Open Call for Startups in Romania is an excellent opportunity for funding to your company and project idea. Innovation Norway has organised two webinars as well as a matchmaking for startups interested in applying for this call. You can see the recordings and presentations from these webinars here!

The SMEs Growth Programme in Romania launches a new call for startups: ‘Boost to Romanian Business sector:

Business growth in startups in the areas of Green Industry Innovation, ICT and Blue Growth

This call will finance projects submitted by Romanian start-ups. The focus of the projects should be one of the three main areas of the Programme: Green Industry Innovation, Blue Growth and ICT. This call can provide support for projects that will develop and implement activities within the enterprise applying for funding, in one or more of the following areas. Projects must contribute directly to increased revenues and improved capacity for business development of the applicants. Read more about this in the call text: SMEs Growth Programme Romania, Support for start-ups.

Support for start-ups in Romania


Recordings of webinars and presentations on how to apply

Innovation Norway is the operator of the SME  Growth Programme in Romania. We have held two information sessions on the open call as well as an online matchmaking. Check out the recordings of the:

Information session on the call



In-depth workshop on the application process 




The aggregated presentations for the in-depth workshop can be accessed HERE.


Finding a partner in Norway

The EEA and Norway Grants also aim to strengthen the bilateral cooperation between Romania and Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein as donor countries. The seminars alo discuss the opportunity to include a partner from the donor states in projects and help match interested participants with actors on blue growth in Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. 

Sign up HERE to meet with potential partners.

You can also browse Norwegian solutions in the realms of ICT, Green Industry Innovation and Blue Growth at The Explorer.


SMEs Growth in Romania through the EEA and Norway Grants

The event is hosted by Innovation Norway as part of the SMEs Growth in Romania Programme, financed by the EEA countries, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.

The programme caters for business development projects to increase value creation and sustainable growth in the Romanian business sectors.

Follow the EEA and Norway Grants by Innovation Norway on Facebook or on LinkedIn to stay updated.