Mainstreaming Innovative Instruments for SME development in Europe

 

Mainstreaming Ideas to Assist Exchanges

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Discussions in the 3rd Creative Workshop in Manchester, December 2010, identified a number of thoughts for consideration on how mainstreaming of the Good Practices might be achieved. Download the ideas for mainstreaming here. ( » )

Apr, 1 2011 Comments Closed | Clusters, Észak-Alföld, Extending entrepreneurship, Featured, Financial instruments, Flevoland, Good Practices, Internationalisation, Knowledge transfer, Maramures, Mid Sweden, News, North West England, Support for innovation, Valencia Region, Veneto, Western Greece

North West of England signs licence agreement for transfer of Summer Entrepreneur programme from Mid Sweden

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Tameside MBC in the NW of England and the Municipality of Sundsvall, Mid Sweden, agreed the terms for the transfer of the licence to allow TMBC to run the first UK pilot of the Summer Entrepreneur programme in the summer of 2011. With funding from the Local Innovation Award, achieved by Tameside in 2010, the […] ( » )

Dec, 21 2010 Comments Closed | Extending entrepreneurship, Featured, Good Practices, Mid Sweden, News, North West England, Regions, Support for innovation

Mini Europe represented at a European Project Showcase Event in Liverpool

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Mini Europe was officially showcased as a good example of transnational working in November in the city of Liverpool to partners across the North West Region. The event was hosted by the North West Development Agency and the Committee of the Regions Open Days . Bob Pels, Mini Europe’s General Manager, from the province of […] ( » )

Nov, 15 2010 Comments Closed | Events, Extending entrepreneurship, Featured, Financial instruments, Good Practices, Knowledge transfer, News, Newsletter, North West England, Support for innovation

Tameside Enterprise Strategy & Rationale for the Tameside Business Family

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The Tameside Enterprise Strategy sets out the rationale for the creation of the Tameside Business Family, a network of SMEs in the area which work to offer support to other SMEs to assist them to grow. The Business Family also works with individuals thinking of starting a business and acts as a mentor and a coach. The Business Family concept has had a significant impact on the numbers of people starting a business in the area, which has historically suffered from low levels of business creation. ( » )

Jul, 20 2010 Comments Closed | Extending entrepreneurship, Featured, Good Practices, News, North West England

Challenges and Opportunities for Growth and Sustainability (COGS) 2009: A focus on women entrepreneurs

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UK based research from 2009 on the current experiences and needs of women entrepreneurs. The report gives some indication of the issues and challenges currently facing women in business. ( » )

May, 18 2010 Comments Closed | Extending entrepreneurship, News