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Invitations to submit a proposal to the organisations representing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and societal stakeholders in standardisation activities

A call under the Standardisation strand of the SMP (SMP-STAND-2023-A3-AG-OG-IBA) to support the participation of experts representing interests of SMEs in the EU standardisation process


Publication date
7 March 2023
Opening date
Deadline model
Deadline date
16 May 2023, 17:00 (CEST)


This call aims to facilitate and support the participation of experts representing background and interests of SMEs and societal and social stakeholders in the standardisation process, especially in the European context where European standards play a very important role in supporting EU legislations and EU policies.

The following beneficiaries are identified for funding under this invitation to submit a proposal:

  • Small Business Standards (SBS)
  • The European  Association  for  the  Co-ordination  of  Consumer  Representation  in Standardisation (ANEC)
  • The European Environmental Organisation for Standardisation (ECOS)
  • The European Trade Union Confederation (CES ETUC)

The grants will be awarded under the four following topics:

Topic 1. SMP-STAND-2023-3-AG-IBA-SBS - Support to organisations representing SMEs interests in standardisation activities

Topic 2. SMP-STAND-2023-3-OG-IBA-ANEC - Support to organisations representing consumer interests in standardisation activities

Topic 3. SMP-STAND-2023-3-OG-IBA-ECOS - Support to organisations representing environmental interests in standardisation activities

Topic 4. SMP-STAND-2023-3-OG-IBA-ETUC - Support to organisations representing social interests in standardisation activities

Deadline for submission: 16 May 2023

Available budget: € 5,774,000