Newen-Group call for EU council
Amid the corona crisis, digital SMEs call on European Council for a 50% SME quota in EU’s digital innovation budget.
- 45 national associations have written an open letter to President Charles Michel and the European Council ahead of its digital summit on 26-27 March
- The core demand: 50% of the new Multiannual Financial Framework’s budget for digital innovation must go to SMEs
- Europe’s small and medium businesses, which make up 99% of all companies, will be hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 crisis.