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Single Market Programme: Support to businesses

Strengthening the competitiveness and sustainability of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)


The Single Market Programme (SMP) will provide various forms of support to businesses, in particular SMEs. We aim to boost their competitiveness and sustainability, including in the tourism sector.

We will, in particular

  • facilitate access to markets
  • promote entrepreneurship and the acquisition of entrepreneurial skills
  • promote the modernisation of industry and address global and societal challenges


Calls for proposals

Calls for proposals for actions supporting EU businesses under the Single Market Programme will be advertised on the website of the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency and published on the European Commission’s Funding and tender portal.

Proposals can only be submitted electronically through the Funding and tender portal.

Information including the legislation and rules for participation, templates for proposals, evaluations and project reporting can be accessed on the Funding and tender portal.

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