Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) Technical Assistance Facility (TAF)


1.  Do not miss the “TAF Talks”, a series of interactive sessions to help you –project promoters from S3P-Industry– to share, learn and move your project ideas forward and improve the quality of your TAF applications and/or encourage you to apply for the TAF support! More info

2. The cut-off dates for the upcoming TAF applications have slightly changed. See timeline below.

The Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) provides project promoters, under the S3P-Industry platform, the opportunity to work with business, corporate finance and legal experts from leading business advisory firms to improve their business plans and investment readiness of their projects.

The experts provide tailored advice on a wide range of topics. These include, but are not limited to, appropriate financial structuring and mix of funding sources, investment vehicles, governance rules, business models, review of marketing and sales strategies, financials, cash flow analysis, due diligence preparations and intellectual property rights.

For more information on the support provided and the application process, please dowload the following documents:

How to apply?

Please submit your application online by filling out the application form here. Download the financial framework form, which must be completed for question 3.7 (Revenue streams) here.

Applications are received on a rolling basis and evaluated in assessment rounds, which will be held three to four times a year.

The timeline for 2020 is as follows:

Applications received by Assessment round
14 February 2020 April 2020
30 April 2020  June 2020
30 June 2020      September 2020
30 September 2020    (deadline extended) October 2020
15 November 2020     (deadline extended) December 2020

For any queries, please contact

The Technical Assistance Facility is funded by the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME). The Programme is managed by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission.

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