The call for the European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) Award 2017 is currently open for applications. Regions, sub-regional entities and cities that are ready to implement a forward-looking entrepreneurial policy are invited to apply until 18 March 2016. Please find attached the call for applications, as well as a document with practical information about the application process. Further information is available on the EER website: http://cor.europa.eu/eer. For a visual impression of what the EER award is about, please also see the launch video.
Please note that the Committee of the Regions is organising an EER 2017 Info Day, in order to give potential candidates the opportunity to learn more about the objectives of the award and the assessment criteria, and to obtain advice from successful EER regions and members of the EER jury. Particular emphasis will be put on concrete tips that can help candidates in preparing their applications. This event will take place on Friday 22 January from 09:45 to 12:30 in room JDE 70 at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels. For more information, and to register, please consult the event website: http://cor.europa.eu/en/events/Pages/eer-infoday-2016.aspx