The new Action announced by the Greek Ministry of Economy and Development / Special Secretariat of the Sectoral Operational Program ERDF & CF is expected to open a call for proposals on 8/1/2018. The Action promotes the extroversion of Greek manufacturing companies already engaged in export activity through their participation in trade fairs organized in the EU and in third countries.

The Action concerns very small, small and medium-sized Greek manufacturing enterprises that are already exporting.

The investment projects to be funded will cover the following strategic areas: Agri-Food / Food Industry, Cultural and Creative Industries, Construction Materials, Energy, Environment, ICT and Health / Medicines.

The aid rate is 50%. Fnding plans for exhibitions worth up to 100,000 euros are funded out of a total Action budget of 50 million euros. 

Launching submission on on 08/01/2018. The call will remain open until the budget is absorbed and up to 18 months since the first submission date. Applications will be evaluated in order of priority. 

The Action is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and national funds.