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Call for Proposals: Evaluation Exercise for SME Strategy 2016-2018

12-07-2018 - Closed

The "Support to SME Development in Armenia" (EU-SMEDA) Project seeks to contract a company/ expert to conduct an analytical study to evaluate the implementation of SME Strategy for Armenia 2016-2018. The assignment starts from 16 July 2018 and lasts until 01 October 2018. The assignment should be implemented in the tandem of International Expert + National expert(s). For details, please refer to the TOR in the attachment. Those who are interested in performing this work, are welcome to submit a bid to the GIZ Country office/ Reception in accordance with the GIZ bidding conditions. Please see the Call for Proposals document for the detailed description of the application procedure. The dadline for application is 12 July 2018, 17:30 (date of receipt at GIZ.

Call for Application: Develop and print an all-inclusive publication on CCI

28-04-2019 - Closed

The "Support to SME Development in Armenia" (EU-SMEDA) Project seeks to contract a content producing company to develop an all-inclusive Publication about EU-SMEDA’s contribution in the development of CCI sector Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) as a “product of EU-SMEDA” (hereinafter the Publication), which should combine all the content on CCI developed by EU-SMEDA and 5 success stories to highlight the cluster topic (Fashion and Film clusters) and innovation in CCI (Nerka design Expo, OOT, etc.). For more details, please refer to the TOR in the attachment. Those who are interested in performing this work, are welcome to submit a bid to the GIZ Country office/ Reception in accordance with the GIZ bidding conditions. Please see the Call for Proposals document for the detailed description of the application procedure. The deadline for application is 28 April, 2019, 17:30.

Call for Startups for Sevan Startup Summit 2019

15-06-2019 - Closed

The ‘’Support to SME Development in Armenia’’ (EU-SMEDA) project is announcing a call for the startups for Sevan Startup Summit 2019 #SSS19, organised by Granatus Ventures and Startup Armenia Foundation, with support by EU-SMEDA project. Hurry up to apply with your startup for a week of hilarious experience in one of the greatest events in the startup life of Armenia this summer! Camp with over 1000 entrepreneurs from all over the globe. Meet with top speakers, international mentors and investors, and compete for various grants and investments based on the stage of development and field of your startup. ???? Apply here: https://www.seasidestartupsummit.com/sevan19/ Application deadline is June 15, 2015!

Call for Coaches for Sevan Startup Summit 2019

10-06-2019 - Closed

The “Support to SME Development in Armenia” (EU-SMEDA) project is announcing a call for coaches for Sevan Startup Summit 2019 (SSS19). If you want to support the startup movement and be part of the organising team of SSS19, apply now as a coach. Coaches are responsible for the organisation of the daily routine of the startuppers. More information is available here: https://www.seasidestartupsummit.com/sevan19/ Application deadline is June 10, 2019! Application form is available via: https://forms.gle/e83WTNGZ3FUQJ1tj9

Call for Applications: Innovation Matching Grants 2018

03-04-2018 - Closed

The "Support to SME Development in Armenia" (SMEDA) project, in cooperation with Enterprise Incubator Foundation announces the EU-funded “Innovation Matching Grants – Business Development Support for innovative technology Start-ups” grant competition. Competition is open to companies with technology background, as e.g. in the field of Engineering, CleanTech, Biotech, Advanced ICT (e.g. AI, Blockchain) etc., who are registered in the Republic of Armenia and are able to provide necessary co-financing. Sole entrepreneurs are not eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted in English online via following link: https://goo.gl/forms/tNqrtDpSRS7mArM13. Deadline for application submission is April 03, 2018, 23:59 Yerevan time.

Call for Proposals: Production of Marketing Package

16-02-2018 - Closed

The “Support to SME Development in Armenia (SMEDA)” Project seeks to contract a local company for production of a Marketing Package for the Armenian delegation to Hannover Messe 2018. SMEDA supports five Armenian Precision Engineering and IoT companies, representatives of Alliance, Meridian and Meghri Free Economic Zones, Gyumri and Vanadzor Techno Parks and the Ministry of Economic Development and Investments of Armenia (MEDI) to be part of this year's Hannover Messe 2018 trade fair with a joint stand, followed by a roadshow in German companies. All interested companies may apply by sending their applications (financial, technical offers) to GIZ Office according to the procedure described in Call for Proposals by February 16th, 2018. Additional Information on assignment may be obtained in the attached TOR.

Call for Applications: EAVE on Demand Producers' Workshop in Armenia 2018

22-01-2018 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project is supporting the EAVE on Demand Producers Workshop in Armenia 2018, aimed at producers, both fiction and documentary, who are interested in developing their feature film project during a 3-day intensive training program outside of Yerevan from April 12 to 16. The consultancy will be given by internationally renowned EAVE experts -the European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, which is one of the leading training and development providers for producers in Europe, renowned for its EAVE Producers Workshop. This workshop is initiated and implemented by Independent Filmmakers' Club of Armenia with SMEDA's support.

Call for Applications: Business Membership Organisations' (BMO) Academy

26-01-2018 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project invites Armenian Business Membership Organisations (BMO) to participate in BMO Academy, which is aiming at enhancement of the private sector’s capacities to organise itself as professional associations, being an essential prerequisite for a constructive dialogue with the authorities, as well as to ensure a coherent and effective dialogue when defining economic and sectoral policies. The Academy will be comprised of 3 weeks (Feb. -March 2018) : Week 1-Training, Week 2-Practicum in Europe and Week 3- On job training/coaching. All interested candidates need to apply until 26 January 2018, 16:00 via the following link: https://form.jotform.me/80083504772455

Call for Applications: Storytelling for Crowdfunding Campaigns

15-11-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project, in cooperation with Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy and Goldsmiths University of London, will organise a 3-day training for Armenian startups and 1- day training for marketing companies. The training will cover the stat-up journey that businesses need to go on to successfully achieve funding, with a particular focus on gearing up for crowdfunding. It is aimed at entrepreneurs currently developing innovative products and services, ideas and solutions and will equip them with the skills and knowledge to promote, raise interest and eventually obtain investments and funding.

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION_Startup Demonstration and Pitching Event

09-11-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project is inviting up to 10 innovative startups to a Demo investment event. During this event, the selected startups have the chance to pitch to a group of interested Armenian and international investors. The Demo and Pitching event aims at building bridges between the tech scene and strong business people interested in investing in local ventures. Startups which are not only looking for funds but also for experience, network, sound boarding and more are invited to apply.