|Acronym || DG GROWTH
|Type of Fund || Action programme |
"Directorate General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs"
for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) is the European Commission service responsible for:
the Internal Market for goods and services
- helping turn the EU into a smart, sustainable, and inclusive economy by
implementing the industrial and sectorial policies of the flagship Europe 2020 initiative
- fostering entrepreneurship
and growth by reducing the administrative burden on small businesses; facilitating access to funding for small and medium-sized
enterprises (SMEs); and supporting access to global markets for EU companies. All of these actions are encapsulated in the
Small Business Act
- generating policy on the protection and enforcement of industrial property rights, coordinating
the EU position and negotiations in the international intellectual property rights (IPR) system, and assisting innovators
on how to effectively use IP rights
- delivering the EU's space policy via the two large-scale programmes Copernicus
(European Earth observation satellite system) and Galileo (European global navigation satellite system), as well research
actions to spur technological innovation and economic growth
Link to Programme |
EU support for joint market surveillance actions for non-food products
|Description of call |
"EU support for joint market surveillance actions for non-food products"
present all has three objectives: |
- Keep non-compliant products from the single market: Support to authorities in their
market surveillance activities and in their compliance promotion activities. This would also include financial support for
joint actions to control the compliance of non-food products put for sale on the single market in the context of the COVID-19
sanitary crisis, to protect consumers against the propagation of the virus.
- Support the application of Regulation
- Increase skills and knowledge in the following areas.
how to use ICSMS (Information and Communication System on Market Surveillance), how to decide which data to input, how to
correctly input data, how to perform analysis using the Kibana dashboard;
- E-commerce: how
to implement best practices for e-commerce, how to better perform online investigations, how to enforce post-inspection corrective
- Legislation: understand the relationship between ‘neighbouring’ legislation (e.g.
RED/EMC, PED/TPED, TEXTILE/REACH).
|Link || Link to Call |
|Thematic Focus || Education, Development Cooperation,
Health, Security |
|Funding area || EFTA countries |
|Origin of Applicant || EFTA countries |
|Eligible applicants || NGO / NPO, Federal State / Region / City /
Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, National Government,
University, Education and Training Centres |
|Project Partner || Yes |
|Project Partner Details || |
In order to be eligible, a proposal must be submitted by a
consortium composed of legal entities from several Member States (minimum 3 Member States)
duration max || 24 months |
|Type of Funding || Grants |
|Financial details || Total budget: 3 million € |
Amount per project: max. 700.000 €
The Commission expects to fund 5-6 projects.
Co-financing rate: max. 90%
|| online |
|Contact Details || http://ec.europa.eu/growth/contact |
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