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European Cultural Foundation

This foundation aims to support those who boost creativity and culture and funds all kinds of innovative ideas through Europe.  https://www.culturalfoundation.eu/grants-exchange

Funding Roberto Cimetta .

Through RC funds, artists and cultural actors can get funds to create artistic cooperation projects in the Euro-Arab zone.

http://www.cimettafund.org/inscription/index/rubrique/4/lang/en

INTERREG Europe.

This initiative wants to help governments, creating opportunities for innovation for a lot of target audiences, including SMEs. It can be helpful to share ideas and experiences for citizens. Here are the links to apply for funding and more information:

 https://www.interregeurope.eu/projects/apply-for-funding/

https://www.interregeurope.eu/policylearning/news/4146/horizon-2020-sme-instrument-a-recipe-for-success/

SME Instrument Horizon 2020.

Through this tool, a business can get funding from the EU for innovation projects, so they can expand to other countries and internationalise their activities, both inside and outside Europe: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/h2020-section/eic-accelerator-pilot ; https://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/docs/h2020-funding-guide/cross-cutting-issues/sme_en.htm  .

COSME

This  provides funds for business that want to access markets in the EU and outside EU:  https://ec.europa.eu/growth/smes/cosme_en . COSME also funds the database of European SMEs: Enterprise Europe Network, which helps SMEs to find partners in order to go international ( https://een.ec.europa.eu ). Also, we can mention Your Europe Business Portal https://europa.eu/youreurope/business/index_en.htm , where you can search for useful information about how to do business within Europe, and contain Help desks of IPR, that can be seen in https://ec.europa.eu/growth/industry/intellectual-property/smes_en

EUREKA programme: EUROSTARS.

This is a funding programme targeted to SMEs, which is connected with the European Commission.  http://www.eurostars-eureka.eu/

Crowdfunding platforms.

Crowdfunding is a way of financing projects through networks, which has become very popular nowadays. Usually, it works online through donations, economic or not, to finance a concrete project in exchange of rewards. There are several webpages to start a crowdfunding campaign, i. e:

https://www.verkami.com

https://es.ulule.com

https://www.kickstarter.com

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