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ACCELMED

Acceleration for Mediterranean Companies

Budget
686,981.70 €
Call
7th call - 2012
Type
Capitalisation
Priority axis
1
Objective
1.2
Duration
-

Project aims and approach

Project summary

ACCELMED project is designed to capitalize MED-KED and MACC-BAM results, and improve SMEs’ access to financing, support their internationalisation and help them to accelerate their growth through: - Organisation of 7 Transnational investment fora. These fora will capitalise the results of MED-KED and MACC-Bam projects as starting point. Three will be held in Barcelona, 1 in Marseille, 1 in Ljubljana, 1 in Bologna and 1 in Athens. This action will require defining a common...

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State of the art of project implementation since the project start

ACCELMED produced a report on Venture Capital, innovation and entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean and drafted methodologies to improve SMEs' access to : - Funding: eight transnational investment forums with different sector focus and approaches, have been organised to bridge the gap between entrepreneurs and investors and promote transnational co-investment. 47 pitching have been done and more than 100 investors involved. -Internationalization: three workshops on softlanding and internationalization...
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Latest project activities and outputs

During the period January – April 2015, the ACCELMED Partnership has finalized the conclusions, lessons learned and policy recommendations, which have served as inputs for the Common Capitalization event held at the Committee of the Regions, in Brussels, on the 24th and 25th of March 2015. The ACCELMED Partnership has participated in the event and provided content. During this final period, the Memorandum of Understanding on crosslanding services has started the process of signature of the eight...
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Next key steps for the project

ACCELMED partners are in the process of signature of the Memorandum of Understanding on Crosslanding services. At the time of reporting, the MOU is being sent from one partner to another to compile all the relevant signatures. The project proposal envisaged only the draft of the MOU document. However, the success and involvement of the partners has lead to the agreement of signing the document.
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Budget

ERDF contribution
524,236.05 €
National co-funding
162,745.65 €
Total project budget
686,981.70 €

Project partnership

Lead Partner

Spain
BARCELONA ACTIVA SA SPM (ACTIVA) / Catalonia (Spain)

Project partnership

Italy
Aster s.cons.pa / Emilia-Romagna (Italy)
Italy
PROMOS - Special Agency of the Milan Chamber of Commerce for International Activities / Lombardy (Italy)
Slovenia
Technology Park Ljubljana Ltd. / Slovenia: the entire country (Slovenia)
France
ANIMA Investment Network / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (France)
Greece
EC Business and Innovation Centre of Attika (BIC of Attika) / Attiki (Attica) (Greece)
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