|Training #1||2 May 2018||15:00 – 18:00||EMPOWA training agenda 02052018||Video first online training SME instrument|
|Training #2||13 November 2018||15:00 – 18:00||20181113_empowa training agenda_web stream|
|Training #3||2 April 2019|
The next training will take place 2nd of April 2019
If you need information about the SME instrument or support by submitting a proposal in the SME instrument programme, you can contact each of the EMPOWA project partners.
Second webinar attracted women entrepreneurs
The second decentralized training for women entrepreneurs took place on November 13th, 2018. This time, it took place in Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany.
The online training session informed about the general conditions of EU funding for companies and SMEs. Information was given on the criteria companies have to fulfill in order to be eligible for funding in the framework of the SME Instrument and on the writing of competitive proposals. An interesting insight regarding the evaluation process was given by an evaluator for the SME instrument. And last but not least the success story of Jelena Stojadinovic founder of membrasenz, provided a realistic scenario, how important it is, to be patient but targeted.
Please find here the respective presentations:
Jelena Stojadinovic founder of membrasenz, winner of SME instrument phase 1
50 women entrepreneurs took part in first training session
The first decentralized training for women entrepreneurs took place on May 2nd. It comprised a centralized online-webinar which was followed by around 50 women at the premises of different EMPOWA team members. Information was given on the criteria companies have to fulfil in order to be eligible for funding in the framework of the SME Instrument. Furthermore, the presentations given focused on the writing of competitive proposals and concrete programme requirements namely the excellence, impact and implementation of projects. The evaluation procedure and the definition of business models were other points highlighted during the training session. Two success stories of companies which have successfully applied in the SME Instrument exemplified the advantages and added value companies can gain.