ACCIÓ’s European Projects Office (EPO) channels and manages acces to the existing EU funding sources, responding to the needs of each project, at each phase (analysis of financing opportunities, preparation of proposals, execution, justification and closing). In 2016 ACCIÓ was the second regional public agency in terms of attracting funds from European Commission to carry out competitiveness programs for the bussines fabric, making it a key partner for European consortiums.
Currently, we participate in 18 European projects within the following programmes:
Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development in the European Union (EU) for the period 2007-2013 with a budget of €50.6 billion. (2 projects)
EU Research and Innovation programme for the period 2014-2020 with a budget of €80 billion (6 projects)
Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises for the period 2014-2020 with a budget of €2.3 billion (4 projects). COSME provides suport to SMEs by facilitating acces to finance, supporting internationalisation of SMEs and improving SMEs’ access to markets, creating more favorable conditions for business creation and growth, and promoting entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial culture.
EuropeAid is the organisation within the European Commission responsible for implementing all external assistance outside the EU which are financed by the European Commission and the European Regional Development Fund (1 project)
- Interreg V
Programme for European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) for the period 2014-2020 with a budget of €9 billion distributed as follows: cross-border cooperation: 74,05 % (€6.6 billion), transnacional cooperation: 20,36 % (€1.8 billion) -ACCIÓ participates in 3 projects, 2 Interreg Sudoe and 1 Interreg Mediterranean-, and interregional cooperation: 5,59 % (€0.5 billion) -ACCIÓ participates in 3 projects Interreg Europe-.
Check out our portfolio of EU projects for full details.