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Online info session on the call 'EU-Ukraine “Cluster Partnership” Programme' (SMP-COSME-2024-CLUSTERUA-01)

Save the date and join the dedicated online info session to learn about this call and increase your chances for a successful proposal

On 22 April 2024, EISMEA in collaboration with DG GROW organises an info session on the Single Market call for proposals "EU-Ukraine Cluster Partnership Programme (SMP-COSME-2024-CLUSTERUA-01)"

This call aims to boost business collaboration between the EU and Ukraine, promoting regional economic growth and development and bringing people and economic actors closer together. 

The proposal shall address both specific objectives:

  • Developing value chains interlinkages between EU and Ukrainian companies (networking).
  • Fostering the cluster capacity-building and the professionalisation of support for both EU and Ukrainian SMEs.

The activities will be implemented by consortia of organisations that are interested in establishing and running a Cluster Partnership (referred to as Partnerships).

Participants in the info session will learn more about the call and have the possibility of asking questions.

Consult the SMP-COSME-2024-CLUSTERUA-01 call page on our website for more information about the call scope, objectives, target audience and application procedure.

Available budget: EUR 3 000 000

Number of projects to be funded: 6

Project duration: 18 or 24 months

  • economic growth | economic development
  • Monday 22 April 2024, 09:30 - 12:00 (CEST)
  • Online only


  1. 22 Apr 2024, 09:30 - 09:45 (CEST)
    Welcome, introduction, housekeeping rules

    Moderator: Ramunas Kuncaitis, Head of Sector Entrepreneurship and Cluster, EISMEA

  2. 09:45 - 10:10 (CEST)
    Background, policy context and scope with Q&A

    Speaker: Marek Przeor, Team Leader – Cluster Policy, DG GROW, European Commission

  3. 10:10 - 10:40 (CEST)
    General information on the call for proposals (timeline, admissibility, eligibility, submission & evaluation procedure etc.) with Q&A

    Speaker: Zita Zsoldos, Call Coordinator, EISMEA

  4. 10:40 - 11:10 (CEST)
    Financial provisions of the call for proposals with Q&A

    Speaker: Jana Dobiasova, Financial Officer, EISMEA

  5. 11:10 - 11:20 (CEST)
    REA Central Validation Service: Registration of participants with Q&A

    Speaker: Elin Sidzhimov, Central Validation Service, REA

  6. 11:20 - 11:50 (CEST)
    Additional Q&A session
  7. 11:50 - 12:00 (CEST)

    Moderator: Ramunas Kuncaitis, Head of Sector, EISMEA

Practical information

Monday 22 April 2024, 09:30 - 12:00 (CEST)
Online only