Co-financing the business consulting for internationalization of Slovenian companies Call [closed]
Ljubljana, July 17th, 2013- SPIRIT (Public Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for the Promotion of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Development, Investment and Tourism) published the call for co-financing the business consulting for internationalization of Slovenian companies.
28th June, 2013
Minimum of funding requested
2nd August, 2013 (12am CET)
Maximum value of co-financing
Maximum of funding requested
Subject of the call
Co-financing of business consultancy for the internationalization of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), which are not present in foreign markets, in determining the competitiveness of a company and its potential for internationalization and creating a strategic plan for internationalization.
The strategic objective of the programme is to increase the internationalisation of Slovenian companies.
Eligible applicants are legal and natural persons. On the day of the application must have employed at least 3 persons full-time. At the same time Slovenian company must not be yet present on the foreign market (by volume of sales of the company in 2012 amounted to less than 10% of total sales in 2012). At the date of the application the company does not have capital connections with companies established outside Slovenia. Large companies are not eligible to apply.
The costs of consulting services related to management consulting for internationalization provided by an external contractor. In the context of determining competitiveness, the external consultant meets with the company management at least for 10 days of counselling in at least 2 months. With the help of an external consultant the strategic plan for the internationalization of the company in accordance with company profile is to be prepared.
The objective of the Call is to support 40 Slovenian SMEs in the preparation of a strategic plan for internationalization.
Stability of the company
Business justification of counselling
An external consultant references
Maximum sum of points available is 27. The possibility of co-financing have applications with a minimum of 18 points.