Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

The WEgate 2020 project officially kicks off

On the 13th of February, the WEgate 2020 project officially kicked off. ESBA, together with its consortium partners Business Angels Europe (BAE), MIR Foundation (Foundation for Management and Industrial Research) and GYB International, attended the first official meeting with the European Commission. The day started off with a meeting at the DG GROW premises, which included representatives from the EU institutions and agencies: Brigit Weidel (Head of Unit SME Strategy, DG GROW), Natalia Martinez Paramo (Head of Unit COSME, EASME) Dana Puia Morel (SME policy co-ordination, DG GROW), André Meyer (DG GROW), Jutta Dittrich (DG GROW), and Elfride Boute (Women´s Entrepreneurship, EASME), among others.

The Wegate Kick-off Meeting was followed by a meeting of the WEgate Steering Committee, which discussed in detail the implementation of the various Working Packages, the Grant Agreement and the first project actions.