SME Chamber offers advisory on EU Funds
03 February 2023
Did you know that the Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of advisory services...
The EU's Intelligent Energy – Europe (IEE) programme has become the main EU instrument to catalyse the spread of the efficient use of energy, greater use of renewable energy sources and more efficient transport. All legal entities, public or private, from the member states and a number of associate countries that have the financial, technical and operational capacity to completed the action to be supported can participate in a consortium.
Actions that will be supported are the promotion of increased energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources by overcoming non-technological barriers (legal, financial, institutional, cultural and social barriers) as per objectives set in the IEE work programme 2012. The project has to have clear objectives, high impact and clear European added value. The consortium has to consist of at least 3 partner organisations from 3 different eligible countries. The project budget is usually between € 0.5 – 2.5 million and the funding for the project is maximum three years. Under the IEE the EU can co-fund up to 75% of the total eligible costs.
The 2012 call is currently out. The deadline is 8 May 2012, 17:00 CET.
For more information kindly visit: http://ec.europa.eu/energy/intelligent/call_for_proposals/index_en.htm
The application forms and guide for proposers available online. You will need these resources to submit or participate in an IEE project.
Please find them here: http://ec.europa.eu/energy/intelligent/call_for_proposals/call_library_en.htm
FUNDING PRIORITIES FOR 2012
1. SAVE: Energy efficiency
2. ALTENER: New and renewable energy resources
3. STEER: Energy in transport
4. Integrated Initiatives
The Malta Chamber of SMEs represents over 7,000 members from over 90 different sectors which in their majority are either small or medium sized companies, and such issues like the one we're experiencing right now, it's important to be united. Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of different services tailored to its members' individual requirements' and necessities. These range from general services offered to all members to more individual & bespoke services catered for specific requirements.
A membership with Malta Chamber of SMEs will guarantee that you are constantly updated and informed with different opportunities which will directly benefit your business and help you grow. It also entails you to a number of services which in their majority are free of charge and offered exclusively to its members (in their majority all free of charge).