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Strengthening of Value Added Chains - Collaborative Schemes - Networking [26/5/2021]

The Action aims at the creation of permanent/stable inter-company collaborations and the creation of the critical mass required for achieving economies of scale, the amelioration of the coordination of the supply chain as well as the improvement of the quality of the products and services provided, the implementation of modern logistics systems, increase in the  bargaining power and the ability to claim a larger market share and finally the strengthening of the entreprises extroversion.


32 million euros for all regions of the country.

The Action is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of the European Union and by National Resources under the Operational Program "Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (EPANEK)" of the NSRF 2014-2020.

Beneficiaries of the Action

Companies that participate in cooperative formations groups, which are composed of at least three (3) existing and new independent small and medium enterprises (SMEs), with vertical, complementary, and / or similar activities.  At least one (1) existing manufacturing company is required to participate in the cooperative scheme.

The eligible beneficiaries for each cooperative formation may include one (1) (maximum) SME to be established, which will fill a specific gap in the value chain.

The companies participating in the Action are:

  • Existing SMEs that keep haplographic books (B' category) or bibliographic books (C' category), which until 31/12/2019 have completed  two or more full management uses.
  • New SMEs that keep haplographic books (B' category) or bibliographic books (C' category) and do not fall into the above category of existing SMEs and have been established before the date of publication of this Action.
  • SMEs which are in the process of being established which will fill an identified gap in the value chain and which will be established after the date of issue  of this Invitation.

Period for submission of investment projects

From 31/05/2021 (13:00) to 30/07/2021 (15:00).

Electronic application submission

The funding application is submitted electronically through the web-based platform: 


Contact – Info

Questions regarding the Action can be posed:

- via e-mail to

- at EPAnEK Information Office: 8 Dragatsaniou Street, in the center of Athens.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 10.00 am. to 2.00 pm.

Information by calling 801 11 36 300 from a household line, with a local phone charge, from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm,


Call for funding proposal