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 see the information sheet (new version! Jan 2020), frequently asked questions (October 2019) and detailed guidance note.
How to apply?
Please submit your application online by filling out the application form 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|
|15 September 2020||October 2020|
|30 October 2020||December 2020|
For any queries, please contact TAF@ecorys.com
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.