European Union launches SWITCH-Asia Grants Programme Call for Proposals

SWITCH-Asia II launched its third Call for Proposals with a total budget of EUR 45.7 million, of which EUR 32.7 is allocated for 19 countries in South and Southeast Asia and EUR 13 million will be available for 5 countries in Central Asia, a new target area of the programme. Each funding grant will range from EUR 1 to 3 million.
Proposals for SWITCH-Asia II are welcome from business intermediaries (business associations, industry organisations, service providers), as well as Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), business partners (such as retailers or financial institutions) and policy makers at the regional and local level. European and Asian organisations are encouraged to review the Call for Proposals and apply, while an information session will be held on 17 January, 2019.
The information session, which will take place in Brussels, will be broadcast on the web at: Participation is free, but registration is required for physical attendance.