Based on its comprehensive experience as the leading CEF consulting company in Europe, Symbios Funding & Consulting GmbH offering advice to energy and transportation institutions as well as research institutions on the acquisition of EU funds.

Our success

Since 2004 we successfully supported 70 projects with a total investment volume of about € 3.4 billion including about € 1.1 billion obtained EU co-funding.

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Our services

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Our CEF-Clients 2019

CEF-Clients 2019

Trans-European Network for Transport (TEN-T)

For a successful strengthening of the EU as a habitat of over 500 million people in 28 countries, the development of an efficient trans-European transport network for road, rail, water and air is of crucial importance. In 2020, the trans-European transport system will cover 89,500 km of roads and 94,000 km of railways while the number of airports will increase up to approx. 400.

The European Union supports the transportation area and logistics sector through corresponding grants. By means of providing grants, the European Union endeavours to contribute significantly to the improvementof growth potential within the Euopean Community. The total amount of financial support in the next call for propasals will be of the amount of €12,000 million from overall €26,000 million, which are provided by the EU between 2014 and 2020.

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the EU´s biggest ever research and innovation framework programme with a seven year budget worth nearly €80 billion. The funding is intended to help boost Europe´s knowledge-driven economy, and tackle issues that will make a difference in people´s lives. The programme is build around three pillars: Excellent Science, Industrial Leadership, and Societal Challenges.

As Symbios Funding & Consulting GmbH has it´s core competences in the transport sector, we focus our consulting services on calls about smart, green and integrated transport, associated to the pillar Societal Challenges.

A full recording of the Horizon 2020 – smart, green and integrated transport information day is available, here.

Trans-European Energy Networks (TEN-E)

This multiannual work programme aims to enable projects of common interest to be prepared and implemented within the framework of the trans-European networks policy in the energy sector. In particular, this multiannual work programme shall contribute to supporting energy infrastructure projects of common interest that have significant societal benefits and that ensure greater solidarity among Member States, but which do not receive adequate financing from the market. Special focus shall be placed on the efficient use of public investment.


COSME is the EU programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) running from 2014 to 2020 with a planned budget of € 2,3 bn. COSME will support SMEs in the following area:

  • better access to finance for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Access to markets
  • Supporting entrepreneurs
  • More favourable conditions for business creation and growt