Call for proposal Transfer of Business
The overall objective of this call is to improve the environment for business transfers. Projects to be supported under this call shall focus on one of the following priority areas:
- Creating trans-European models/training modules for advisors in business transfer to support the development/improvement of their skills and methods in addressing different issues that arise during the transfer process (including the psychological and emotional aspects of transfers), and adapting them to different national contexts;
- Developing standards related to buyer-seller platforms to ensure the quality of the services provided by the platform;
- Proposing a model of an efficient awareness-raising programme for better planning and preparation of business transfers;
- Proposing measures to improve and harmonise data collection methods on transfer of business across Europe.
Proposals for all the above mentioned priority areas should be submitted by public or private entities, in consortia composed of at least 3 entities from at least 3 different participating countries, preferably from economically, socially and culturally diverse parts of Europe. Applicants need to demonstrate that they are involved in transfer of business. The participation of the same partner in more than one proposal is excluded, therefore applicants are encourage to take the necessary measures to ensure that partners will not participate in several proposals. Applicants should address only one priority area of their choice from the four mentioned above
Maximum budget allocated for EU financing under this call: € 700 000.
Indicative number of projects: Funding will be awarded for maximum 5 projects.
Maximum EU financing rate of eligible costs: 70 %.
Maximum EU financing amount per project: € 250 000 per project.
Deadline: 05/03/2014 [17:00 Brussels local time]
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