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European Enterprise Promotion Awards holds 2014 jury meeting

Members of the EEPA jury and EEPA secretariat meeting in Brussels [1]

Members of the EEPA jury and EEPA secretariat meeting in Brussels

The European Enterprise Promotion Awards [2] (EEPA) jury met on 9 July, 2014 in Brussels, to consider a record number of entries from 31 countries, including from 28 EU member states.

After much deliberation, 22 projects have been shortlisted. The winners for each of the six categories [3] will be announced at an Awards ceremony at the SME Assembly [4] in October.

The 2014 jury is made up of members of the outgoing Greek Presidency of the Council and the current Italian Presidency [5] along with representatives from government, business, and academia. Joanna Drake from the European Commission’s Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry [6], chairs the jury.

Projects from the following countries were shortlisted: Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Turkey and the UK.

Find out more about the impact and objectives of the European Enterprise Promotion Awards [7].

Watch highlights from the 2013 ceremony: