Incubators (business support organisations) for inclusive and social entrepreneurship: a call for proposals launched by the European Commission
The European Commission – under the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" 2014-20202 - launched a call aiming at mobilising existing network(s) of mainstream business incubators to expand their outreach to inclusive and social entrepreneurship.
Through a series of activities such as the production and diffusion of relevant information materials; study visits and exchange of good practices; trainings, webinars, seminars, conferences, etc; awareness and dissemination actions, the funded action is expected to:
- mobilise as many individual member incubators of the network(s) as possible to integrate inclusive and social entrepreneurship systematically in their service offer;
- have a lasting spill-over effect in terms of wider attention paid to the issues of inclusive and social entrepreneurship in the countries directly involved and possibly beyond these countries.
The total available budget is estimated at €1,300,000. The EU grant requested should indicatively be between €1,000,000 and €1,300,000, with a co-financing rate of 80% of the total eligible costs of the action.
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