The event itself will include presentations of the most recent European financial facilitations for innovative SMEs from the European Commission and the European Investment Bank, as well as a keynote speech by G. Steven Burrill, founder and CEO of Burrill & Company. This year’s award will be presented by European Commission Director General for Industry and Entrepreneurship and Special SME Envoy, Daniel Calleja-Crespo.
Applicants must qualify as an SME under the standard EU SME definition outlined in the European Commission 'SME User Guide'. The applicants will be judged on the following criteria: response to social/environmental needs, business strategy, raising capital and innovation/ ‘wow’ factor.
Find out more information and apply here!
Deadline: 1st of July
Application deadline: 30th June 2014