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Apply for the European Entrepreneurial Region 2019 Award!

06 December 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Heather Smith
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We would like to inform you that the 2019 edition of the European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) Award has been launched. Regions and cities that are ready to implement a future-oriented entrepreneurial strategy are invited to apply until 17 April 2018 by e-mail to

What is the EER?

  • label awarded by the European Committee of the Regions ea! ch year to up to 3 cities or regions with outstanding, future-oriented strategies to support SMEs, start-ups and scale-ups
  • A growing network of pioneering territories actively strengthening their entrepreneurial ecosystems, exchanging good practices and partnering up for European projects

Who can apply?
All EU territories below the level of the Member State that are endowed with competences at a political level and able to implement an overall entrepreneurial strategy, including regions in the broadest sense, cities, EGTCs and Euroregions, are welcome to participate.

Why should you apply?
The EER gives recognition and visibility to your entrepreneurial strategy and concrete projects. It helps you reach out to your entrepreneurial ecosystem's stakeholders and give a boost to the ecosystem’s maturation. It provides you with access to a network of potential partners for cooperation initiatives.

Please find attached a flyer with basic information. Further details, including the application form can be found on the EER website.