Provision

At a first level, the office provides assessment of the relevance of project ideas and their matching with EU programs and current budget lines. It also provides guidance on strategies aimed at developing European partnerships consistent with the logic of European planning for funding

At a second level the office provides counseling for the development of project ideas, with specific analysis concerning the relevant funding lines and programs, i.e.:
• Study and analysis of the client activity and benchmarking as regards the allocation of EU grants among competitors at a national and international level
• analytical study of the relevant European funding lines; historical inquiry and reports about the success rate of these lines
• start monitoring relevant calls, delivering of call schedules and support to the customer in his strategic choices
• planning of the first project draft
• loading on the relevant European Commission web sites of a set of basic information for seeking of for suitable European partnerships
• lobbying activities aimed at introducing the client into the virtuous cycle of EU project partnerships in order to receive requests for membership by other relevant European applicants and consortia
• support to the client in the management of communication with the potential international partners
 
At a third level, the office provides operational support to the whole writing of the project proposal according to the Logical Framework Approach required by the European Commission and to the specific rules set out in the call. Specifically:
• Identification of the client's financial needs and of his project objectives according to the objectives of the relevant European program
• Development of the project design and of the expected results of the project actions in line with the eligibility of expenditure items specified in the call
• Analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats with respect to the success of the project
• Development of the project budget
• Assessment of the economic viability of the project, its revision and adaptation of the wishes of the client
• Filling in of all the forms and e-forms required by the specific call
• Monitoring the procedures for forwarding electronic application