COSME and the EU

/COSME and the EU

COSME is the EU programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs, running
from 2014 to 2020, with a budget of €2.3billion. COSME will support SMEs in the following
areas:
• Facilitating access to finance
• Supporting internationalisation and access to markets
• Creating an environment favourable to competitiveness
• Encouraging an entrepreneurial culture

COSME is a programme implementing the Small Business Act (SBA) which reflects
the Commission’s political will to recognise the central role of SMEs in the EU economy.

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of Europe’s
economy, providing 85 % of all new jobs. The European Commission aims to
promote entrepreneurship and improve the business environment for SMEs,
to allow them to realise their full potential in today’s global economy.

2017-11-06T11:41:48+00:00 Νοεμβρίου 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

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