GLOSSARY

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  • EU procurement / tenders
  • EU Single Market
Call (also: call for proposals, call for applications or call for tenders)

Procedure for inviting applicants to submit project proposals, with the aim of receiving EU funding. There are several types of calls (with special submission or evaluation schemes): - 2-stage calls - calls with multiple cut-off dates - invitations to submit a proposal Calls are often divided in topics (call and topic are often used as synonym).

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  • Access to non-grant finance
  • Business planning and management skills
  • Financial management
Cash flow

The Cash Flow Statement measures whether a company generates enough cash to meet its operating expenses.

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  • EU procurement / tenders
  • EU programme awareness
  • EU Single Market
Civil society

The term civil society covers: labour market organisations (e. trade unions and iployers' federations — the 'social partners') organisations that represent social and economic interests (g. consumer organisations) NGOs (non-governmental organisations) — groups bring people together for a common cause (g. environmental organisations, human rights organisations, charities, educational and training organisations) CBOs (community-based organisations) — community interest groups (e.g. youth organisations, family associations and any organisations that enable people local and municipal life) religious groups. Source: European Commission, H2020 Participant Portal http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/support/reference_terms.html

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  • EU procurement / tenders
  • EU programme awareness
  • EU Single Market
Civil society organisation

Non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation that does not represent business interests. Pursues a common purpose for the good of society. Source: European Commission, H2020 Participant Portal http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/support/reference_terms.html

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  • ICT literacy skills
Cloud Storage

Cloud storage is a cloud computing model in which data is stored on remote servers accessed from the internet, or Ȭloud." It is maintained, operated and managed by a cloud storage service provider on a storage servers that are built on virtualization techniques. Source: https://www.techopedia.com/definition/26535/cloud-storage

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  • Pathways to market
cloud Storage

is a model of data retention on networked computers where the data is stored on multiple virtual servers generally hosted at third-party facilities or on dedicated servers.

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  • EU Single Market
Cluster

A cluster is a group of companies sharing local resources, using similar technologies in order to be competitive on a national and global scale. Cluster connected businesses, suppliers, and associates in a specific field that are all located in the same geographical area.

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  • ICT literacy skills
CMS (custom management system)

A CMS is a software application that allows users to collaborate in the creation, editing, and production of digital content: web pages, blog posts, etc. There are a lot of programs (such as Artisteer, Dreamweaver) and platforms (such as Wordpress, Wix, Sitebuilder.com) that you can use to create your own website and you can choose among different free templates availables online.

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