CLOSED SME support: International Trade Performance: call in England (OC00R15P 0148)

Call to run a project supporting the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises in various locations in England.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.

Please note the call specification for this call was update on 25 August 2015. Two amendments were made which are highlighted in yellow in the document. The changes relate to the C3 indicator and the notional allocation figure quoted for the South East.


This call is looking to support the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises, particulary the capacity to grow in regional, national and international markets and to engage in innovation processes.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover at least one or more of the geographic areas and its specific requirements as indicated in the call specification document.


Up to £18,650,000 of funding is available through this call. A minimum value of £500,000 of funding can be applied for.


Outline application deadline: 11 September 2015.

Completion date

It is anticipated that funding from this call will be awarded for up to 3 years.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form. The form and guidance can be found here.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme can be found from our home page.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Contact details

If you have a question, contact

Call reference number: OC00R15P 0148

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