On Wednesday the 5th of February, the EU Access to Finance Conference took place in Clontarf Castle, Dublin 3. Discussed at the event was the following: |
· EU Commission COSME programme will be providing €2.3 billion of additional funding for SMEs each year from 2014 to 2020.
· How the EU relies on SME Sector for 85% of new jobs in the private sector.
· Improving access to credit for SMEs is a priority for Government - Action Plan for Jobs advocates a proactive approach to SME sector, which is fundamental to the future of Irish businesses, Irish banking and the Irish economy as a whole.
Below you will find the presentations delivered at the seminar as well as some useful links.
Single Portal on EU Finance
SMEs in Horizon2020 Programme 1
SMEs in Horizon2020 Programme 2