Under the general objective of strengthening the competitiveness and sustainability of the tourism sector, the actions will particularly aim at improving the business environment for tourism enterprises, through enhanced socio-economic and market intelligence and exchange of best practices, diversifying and increasing the visibility of Europe's transnational tourism offer, as well as boosting capacity of tourism SMEs through transnational cooperation and knowledge transfer.
Enhanced transnational cooperation of public and private stakeholders (including SMEs) to boost tourism sustainability
1. Eligible countries: described in section 6 of the Call document and in the eligible third countries list.
2. Eligibility and admissibility conditions: described in sections 5 and 6 of the Call document.
Proposal page limits and layout: Please refer to Part B of the standard proposal template.
3.1 Evaluation criteria, scoring and threshold: described in sections 8 and 9 of the Call document.
3.2 For submission and evaluation process, see Guide for applicants.
4. Indicative timetable for evaluation and grant agreement: described in section 3 of the Call document.
5. Proposal templates and model grant agreements (MGA):
COSME Grants (COS-GA):
Proposal templates are available in the submission system below.
Multi-beneficiary Model Grant Agreement
Members of consortium are required to conclude a consortium agreement prior to the signature of the grant agreement.
For grants awarded under this topic, beneficiaries may provide support to third parties as described in section 12 of the Call Text. The support to third parties can only be provided in the form of grants.
6. Additional documents:
COSME Work Programme 2019
COSME establishment act
Guidelines for Awarding Financial Support to Third Parties (Tourism SMEs)
Proposal Template (including all annexes)