The European Commission is currently organising evaluation sessions of SMEs and your expertise is needed!

The EC is searching for experts from investment and business backgrounds who could help with the assessment of SMEs applying for EU funds under the “SME Instrument” - previous SME Instrument programme results can be accessed via this link​. As investor's view need to be taken into account, the EC is setting up panels of 5 experts each to meet in Brussels on 12-16th of February, 16-20th of April, 25-29th of June and 12-16th of November, 2018.

The week-long meetings in Brussels will include evaluation sessions structured around pitches (10 min presentation + 20 min Q&A), feedback discussions, debriefings with other assessors and the EC.

Travel and accommodation costs plus fees are set at 450€/day.

Register as expert on the H2020 investors' page on EC portal.  

Please make sure you indicate “EICSME” as a keyword.

All details for registration can be found here.


Alternatively contact BAE for help to register. In any case, we would like to hear from you if you have registered to promote your interest and commitment. 

Should you require any assistance or have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact BAE’s Junior Communication & Project Manager, Frank Markovic at