How do I get funding from the EU?
Apply for funding To access EU grants, you should apply via the relevant regional or national authorities (known as managing authorities) in the member state where you are registered. The Ministry of Agriculture in your country is responsible for funding for the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.
What projects does the EU fund?
- European Regional Development Fund – regional and urban development.
- European Social Fund – social inclusion and good governance.
- Cohesion Fund – economic convergence by less developed regions.
- European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development.
- European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.
What does the EU provide funding for?
The EU provides funding for a broad range of projects and programmes covering various areas, from education, research, employment, regional development to the environment, humanitarian aid, agriculture, and the marine, among many others.
Who can participate to the EU project?
EU funding is available for any size of enterprise in any sector including entrepreneurs, start-ups, micro companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, and larger businesses. Every year the EU supports more than 200,000 businesses.
Where can I find EU funded projects?
List of databases of EU-funded research and innovation projects
- Commission database of EU-funded reseach and innovation projects (CORDIS)
- EU Health programmes project database.
- Financial transparency system.
- EIC Accelerator data hub.
- InfoRegio data on major projects.
- Intelligent Energy Europe project database.
What’s an EU grant?
Grants are direct financial contributions from the European Union budget awarded by way of a donation to third-party beneficiaries (usually non-profit-making organisations) engaged in activities that serve EU policies.
What is pm2 project management methodology?
PM² is a project management methodology developed by the European Commission. Its purpose is to enable project managers (PMs) to deliver solutions and benefits to their organisations by effectively managing the entire lifecycle of their projects.
How does the EU help businesses?
The main benefits of EU membership to businesses are: Increase in market size (a greater number of potential customers) as a result of the freedom of movement of goods and services.
How do EU structural funds work?
Structural funds are allocated to member states on a seven-year basis as part of the EU’s Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF). In the 2014–20 MFF, the UK as a whole was allocated €11 billion (£9.4bn at current exchange rates) in structural funds: €5.8bn (£5.0bn) through the ERDF and €5.1bn (£4.4bn) through the ESF.
Can the UK still get EU funding?
Funding for most Horizon 2020 projects continue for the project’s lifetime, even for projects that finish after 31 December 2020. Payment arrangements stay the same, and UK participants can continue to lead projects. They still receive any: remaining ERC, MSCA or EIC Accelerator funding they’ve been awarded.
What is European grant?
Definition. A grant is a financial donation awarded by the contracting authority to the grant beneficiary. It is funded by the EU general budget or the European Development Fund (EDF). There are two main types of grants: An action grant funds a specific action intended to help achieve one of our policy objectives.
What types of funding are available for EU projects?
There are two types of funding available: grants and contracts. You can apply for grants and contracts managed by the European Commission on the Funding and Tenders portal. Grants are given to specific projects that relate to EU policies, usually following a public announcement known as a call for proposals.
How can I get EU funding for my business?
Small businesses. Can obtain EU funding through grants, loans and guarantees. Grants provide direct support, while other funding is available through programmes managed at national level.
What are the funds of the European Union for development?
The funds are: 1 European Regional Development Fund – regional and urban development 2 European Social Fund – social inclusion and good governance 3 Cohesion Fund – economic convergence by less-developed regions 4 European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 5 European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
Where can I find EU financing for SME projects?
The “Access to finance” portal helps find EU financing for projects such as loans, guarantees, equity funding and many others. The Microfinance Facility of the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) helps the SME sector by providing loans of up to €25,000 to individuals for setting up or developing a small business.