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Call for Proposals for Women TechEU

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 5, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on November 9, 2021
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The European Commission (EC) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the Women TechEU to target highly innovative start-ups founded, or co-founded by women, holding a top management position (CEO, CTO or equivalent) in the company at the time of submission.

Support provided to Women TechEU beneficiaries under this initiative is made up of the following components:
a) financial support to the company as an individual grant of EUR 75 000 supporting activities such as upgrading the business model, updating the business plan and growth strategy, finding partners and investors, market validation, etc.;
b) mentoring and coaching provided by the EIC Business Acceleration Services (BAS), under the new ‘Women Leadership Programme’, which includes dedicated networking and pitching events;
c) the possibility to participate in dedicated activities organised by InvestEU and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).

Utilize This Offer

To be eligible for funding, applicants must be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:
1. the Member States of the European Union, including their outermost regions;
2. the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) linked to the Member States;
3. eligible non-EU countries:
a) countries associated to Horizon Europe;
b) low- and middle-income countries.

Project results are expected to contribute to the following expected outcomes:
• Support deep tech innovation as a basis for a modern, knowledge-driven, resource-efficient and competitive economy;
• Promote female leadership in the deep tech industry to build fairer, more inclusive, and more prosperous innovation ecosystems in Europe.

Deadline date: 10 November 2021 at 17:00:00 Brussels time.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 05
Oct 05

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 06
Oct 06

Thanks, Ana. Sounds great.