HOW WE WORK
The EU provides funding for a broad range of projects and programmes covering different areas, such as employment & social inclusion - research & innovation - regional & urban development. Whether you are a public or private organisation, an NGO, a local authority, a network… your project can be eligible to European Funds. EuAbout Lab supports its members with exclusively tailored consulting services on six complementary strands of work:
EU PROPOSALS WRITING
EuAbout Lab supports its members to successfully apply for EU funding. Its experts master and strictly apply the principles and tools of Project Cycle Management adopted by the European Commission. They are able to identify relevant EU funding opportunities, develop a proposal, find partners and write a winning application.
EU PROJECT MANAGEMENT
EuAbout Lab supports its members during the implemetation phase of a project awarded by European Commission. The EU project management covers several phases, from the formal approval to the final reimbursement of all eligible expenses. EuAbout Lab’s experts provides support in:
developing project plan
drafting and managing budget
managing project meetings
coordinating the dissemination and communication activities
monitoring and evaluation activities.
EU LOBBYING and NETWORKING
EuAbout Lab helps its members give an European dimension to their mission and activities. Its experts provide consulting services to advocate towards and influence the key EU decision-makers by partnering and networking with like-minded organisations, meetings with relevant stakeholders, attending and representing the member in consultations, public fora and events. Through its activities EuAbout Lab enables public institutions, cultural organisations and foundations, no-profit associations, training centres, SMEs and professionals, to cooperate together, share practices and develop long-lasting partnerships.
Moreover, EuAbout Lab can host a representation office for its members and take care of the logistics for their meetings in Brussels.
INFO DAYS & TRAINING COURSE
EuAbout Lab offers its members the opportunity to learn about the European Union as well as the EU policies, programmes and opportunities. Especially in this historic juncture, it is fundamental to promote the role, the values and the objectives of the European Union. For this reason, EAL organises Info days and meetings on specific issues and themes related to the EU.
Moreover, EuAbout Lab provides training courses for organisations and professionals for improving their knowledge, competences and skills in EU Funds and Programmes (Erasmus+, Creative Europe, Europe for Citizens, Horizon 2020 – Sme Instrument, etc.).
RESEARCHES & STUDIES
EuAbout Lab promotes researches and studies in the field of education and training, culture and creativity, social innovation. In particular, thanks to its privileged observatory on Italian institutions and organisations, it contributes to the European debate and promote a better understanding of National issues at European level.