These services address the needs of private enterprises to plan their investment strategy and gain access to EU funding sources for implementing projects necessary to improve their competitiveness and ensure their viability. Towards this end, PLANET provides consulting services to both investors and financial institutions involved in such processes.

Specifically, services addressed to Investors include:

  • Project Definition and Funding
    • Investment project structuring
    • Analysis of funding sources (grants, equity, loans) and opportunities
    • Feasibility study and cost-benefit analysis
  • Project Planning
    • Investment project detailed planning
    • Project Management structure
    • Procurement strategy
    • Application for Funding
  • Project Management
    • Project monitoring and control
    • Project management and reporting
    • Delivery of turn-key solutions

Upon client’s request PLANET can readily undertake the responsibility to run the day-to-day management of the project until completion, enabling the project owner to concentrate on the core issues of the investment.

In addition, PLANET provides services to Public or Private Bodies acting as Managing Authorities or Financial Engineering Instruments (e.g. Venture Capital Funds, Guarantee Funds and Loan Funds), which support financing to enterprises in the form of grants or repayable assistance. Such services include:

  • Project Identification
    • Awareness campaigns and promotional activities
    • Establishment and operation of helpdesk for potential investors
    • Investment pre-assessment
  • Project Proposal Evaluation
    • Eligibility compliance
    • Project maturity assessment
    • Control of the fairness of investment and operating expenditure and expected revenues
  • Project Implementation Monitoring
    • Implementation monitoring and control
    • Administrative and on-the-spot checks
    • Investment close-out.