Presentation on theme: "ENTERPRISE EUROPE NETWORK INTRODUCTION Jan Gerritsen – Manager EEN IRELAND Blachardstown – 3rd February 2015."— Presentation transcript:
ENTERPRISE EUROPE NETWORK INTRODUCTION Jan Gerritsen – Manager EEN IRELAND Blachardstown – 3rd February 2015
EU Support for SMEs Geographical Spread of the Network – Global Enterprise Europe Network in Ireland Type of Services provided Regional events / Advisory services / Brokerage events Business & Technology Partnering – How does it work EEN – Secure database platform – Search engine EEN Interactive Website EEN Role in H2020 Who can use EEN services? Overview
I need a business partner in another country… How do I get European funding? What does this EU law mean for my business? How do I find a new market abroad? How can I sell my innovative ideas and technology?
An EU one-stop-shop to meet all the support & information needs of Small & Medium Enterprises in Europe. Part of the EU COSME Programme
600 partner organisations in 54 countries Geographical Spread of the Network Recent – Brazil, Russia, India, China Korea, Japan, USA, Canada, Mexico,,
Enterprise Ireland Local Enterprise Offices Dublin Chamber & Cork Chamber The Enterprise Europe Network in Ireland
EEN Services & Support Regional and local events organised: Informative events > Awareness Network > EU topics / EU funding etc. Instructive events & workshops > internationalisation > Innovation > IPR etc.
Individual Advisory services: > innovation – IPR – business & technology audits, ideas testing, competitiveness, access to markets > access to finance, EU funding & programmes, mentoring, calls and project proposals > EU legislation, compliance, energy efficiency EEN Services & Support
EEN Services & Support Cross-border Partnering > Brokerage events / Company missions > Company Profiles / Business & Technology > EOIs – Expression of Interest Received / Made
EEN Services & Support Company Profiles > Business or Technology Offer / Request > Visible on the Network Database to all 600 Partners and all SMEs in 54 countries. > EOIs will be presented to client SMEs before deciding who to engage with. > Helping SMEs to finalise the deal and manage any IP or licensing issues.
An extensive database of current partnering opportunities: 10214 Opportunities in totalOpportunities in total 3574 Technology OpportunitiesTechnology Opportunities 6388 Business OpportunitiesBusiness Opportunities 252 Research Partner searches www.een-Ireland.ie EEN – Secure Database platform
EEN Role H2020 - What is the SME Instrument? Phase 1 Feasibility < 6Months €50,000 lump sum @ 70% Phase 2 Demonstration 12 - 24Months €1-3.5 Mio (stage payments) @ 70% Phase 3 Commercialisation Introductions to European debt & equity finance FREE Coaching Support EEN Key Account Management
EEN Role H2020 Innovation Management Assessment by EEN Experts Selection of EU Approved Coaches with SME Programming 3 Days for Phase I + 12 Days for Phase II Overseeing Coaching progress + result FREE Coaching Support EEN Key Account Management
Small and Medium Enterprises Business Start-ups Entrepreneurs Research Centres Universities & Institutes of Technology Business Support Organisations Industry Clusters THANK YOU! Who can use EEN services?