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


As part of the TAF Talks series taking place in 2021, TAF is launching a new type of session: a series of short bite-sized webinars focusing on tips for completing a TAF application. Find more information about the TAF Talks series 2.0 in the News section below.

In preparation for the next cut-off date, we are launching new pre-application support actions (one-on-one pitching sessions and pre-application expert assistance). Find out more and sign up here by 15 April.

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 2020-21 is as follows:

Applications received by Assessment round
1 April 2021 April 2021

3 May 2021

May 2021


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 European Innovation Council and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Executive Agency (EISMEA).

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