COSME 2014-2020 programme launched a call for project proposals on European Cluster Excellence Programme with ClusterXchange scheme connecting ecosystems and cities. The deadline to submit applications is 02 February 2021 by 17:00 hrs.

The overall objective of the call is to strengthen cluster management and facilitate exchanges and strategic partnering between clusters and specialized eco-systems and cities across Europe, including through implementation of the ClusterXchange mobility scheme.

The specific objective of the call is to enhance the collaboration, networking and learning of cluster organisations and their members towards the professionalization of specialized and customized business support services for SMEs.

This call is open to legal entities, profit-making and non-for-profit organisations, public institutions and private firms.

The total budget of the call is EUR 6 million.

Guidelines for applicants are available to download HERE (under Public invitations section), and all details about the call are available HERE.

The EU Programme for Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises – COSME is European Union programme for the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises.