Programme for young Entrepreneurs "START"

Contact person 
Marius Mitroi
Institution 
UEFISCDI
E-mail 
marius.mitroi@uefiscdi.ro
Country 
Romania
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Innovation instrument(policy)
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
Support to innovative start-ups incl. gazelles
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
Romania
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
Programme for young Entrepreneurs "START"
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
SMEs only
What is the aim/objective? 
AIMS: To stimulate the creation of new micro-enterprises, improve economic performance of existing ones, increasing the potential for accessing funding and developing entrepreneurial skills of young people in order to involve them in private economic structures
Give an overview of the instrument 
The program aims to development the entrepreneurial skills and knowledge based on optimal management of resources in order to adapt quickly to the demands arising from the globalization of markets and integration into the European Union; to support the existing start-ups and developing new companies (start-ups) by facilitating their access to finance; to stimulate the creation of new micro and improving the economic performance of existing ones, increasing the potential to access the funding sources; To facilitate youth access to funding sources.
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Thursday, January 1, 2009
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Active
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
200 SMES by 2013 year
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
N/A
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice? 
No