Welcome to the application form to participate in the CONNECT programme as a new entrepreneur. We look forward to receiving your application!
Before applying, please read carefully the CONNECT Guide where you will find information about the administrative procedures of the programme, and take a close look at the Frequently Asked Questions. Make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria and that you have your Business Plan ready. Below are the selection criteria for your information.
1st Phase Online Application
(Quality of Business Plan, Entrepreneurship potential /experience, International profile, Idea & Innovation potential, Business development potential)
2nd Phase Interview by phone/skype (for pre-selected candidates)
(Motivation, Commitment, Business Analysis)
(with a host entrepreneur in Brazil)
CONNECT is open to entrepreneurs all across Europe, with limited places available. A high quality application will give you a higher chance to be selected. Please note that the information you provide will be used exclusively in the scope of the CONNECT programme. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us.
A copy of your application will be sent to your email address after submission. All candidates will be notified of the outcome of the selection process.
Thanks for your entrepreneurial initiative and for the interest in being CONNECTed to Brazil! Good luck! / Boa sorte! :)
Limited number of extra places available! Whilst the competition is open until 22 March, applications will be considered as they come in. So don't wait any longer!
CONNECT is supported by the European Commission's DG GROWTH and financed under the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP).
The activities are coordinated at European level by: European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN) Avenue de Tervueren, 168-B-1150 Bruxelles Phone: +32 2 77289 00 | Fax: +32 2 772 95 74 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org