The EU programme for the Competitiveness of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). It runs from 2014 to 2020 with a planned budget of €2.3bn. 


  • 23/10/2020

    The Intelligent Cities Challenge starts with a bang

    The Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC) is a European Commission initiative bringing together 130 cities to achieve intelligent, socially responsible, and sustainable growth through advanced technologies.
  • 16/10/2020

    WORTH Partnership Project participates in the Dutch Design Week 2020

    Funded by the COSME Programme, WORTH Partnership Project is Europe's largest creative incubator, supporting 152 projects involving 345 partners from 34 EU-COSME countries. It is a unique laboratory where European designers can explore the benefits of transnational collaboration and be part of an internal market of more than 500 million people.
  • 24/09/2020

    Seven COSME projects that are putting European tourism on the map

    Since 2014, COSME has been supporting the competitiveness and sustainability of European tourism enterprises. With a total of 20.6 million euros between 2014-2020, the COSME programme supported over 95 projects involving over 541 entities from 36  European countries. Following a period of growth, the EU tourism sector is among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, COSME's funding significantly contributes to the development, promotion, and preservation of the European tourism industry.
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