Money for entrepreneurs – “Romania Start-up Plus”

July 11, 2016

The Ministry of European Funds launched under public consultation the Applicant Guidelines – Specific Conditions: “Romania Start-up Plus”, related to the Specific Objective 3.7 within POCU 2014-2020.

Projects aim at encouraging entrepreneurship and self-employment through supporting the establishment of enterprises with non-agricultural profile in urban areas.

The project beneficiary shall ensure to the target group:

  • Entrepreneurship education courses;
  • Advice on implementing the business plan;
  • A mentoring and business development program;
  • A micro-grant of maximum 40.000 euro / business plan;

Maximum project value: 5.000.000 euro.

Non-reimbursable financing: up to 100%.

Eligible applicants/partners:

  • Public and private training providers;
  • Trade unions and employers;
  • Members of Sectoral Committees and legal Sectoral Committees;
  • Authorities of local government (administrative units);
  • Professional Associations;
  • Chambers of commerce and industry;
  • NGOs;
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Business Environment and subordinated/ coordinated: institutions / agencies / organizations;

Target group:

  • Individuals who intend to establish a business (eg. unemployed / inactive / people who have a job and intend to set up a business in order to create new jobs)

The guideline is under public consultation until 25th July, 2016. More information here.

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