Mainstreaming Innovative Instruments for SME development in Europe


RURCED Romania – Ukraine Regional Center for Economic Development


The project aimed at creating a support network “RURCED”, within the cross-border region Romania (Maramures, Satu Mare) and Ukraine (Zakarpatska and Ivano-Frankivsk), consisting of chambers of commerce (representing the business environment), public regional authorities (representing the public environment) and universities (representing the academic environment). ( » )

Jun, 1 2009 Comments Closed | Good Practices, Internationalisation, Maramures

E-learning platform – Onlinetraining


The project aims to create an online training platform and to train SMEs in project management. ( » )

Jun, 1 2009 Comments Closed | Good Practices, Maramures, Support for innovation

Innovoucher in Észak-Alföld Region


The main problem, that “Innovoucher” wanted to tackle is, that SMEs didn’t have enough own resources to carry out innovative activities and to develop their services.The direct purposes of the project was supporting micro and small sized enterprises in innovative initiatives and motivate supply and demand in the field of innovation services. ( » )

Jun, 1 2009 Comments Closed | Észak-Alföld, Financial instruments, Good Practices, Support for innovation

Genomnanotech Debrecen Regional Knowledge Center


The Hungarian government realized that the subsidization of innovation oriented R&D at universities is very important. The commercialization of these R&D results is essential as well. With the support of “Pázmány Péter Program” the industry and universities can cooperate and develop products/services/technologies together. This increases the regional and national competitiveness of the country. ( » )

Jun, 1 2009 2 Comments » | Észak-Alföld, Good Practices, Knowledge transfer, Support for innovation

Higher Level Skills Partnership


The identification of the high level skill needs of employers (NVQ level 4 equivalent or above) and provision of tailored training programmes to meet those needs. ( » )

Jun, 1 2009 Comments Closed | Extending entrepreneurship, Good Practices, North West England