Mainstreaming Innovative Instruments for SME development in Europe


Tameside Business Family – Video Conference with Sweden


Video Conference – agenda and minutes The North West of England and the region of Mid Sweden held a video conference on 16th February to discuss the Tameside Business Family idea which has been in operation in Tameside, Greater Manchester, and which has significantly improved survival rates amongst SMEs in the district. It is now […] ( » )

Feb, 17 2011 Comments Closed | News

Supporting Women’s Enterprise for Economic Growth: A Baseline Report for the North West of England


The report supports the socio-economic argument for strategically supporting women’s enterprise, setting out the economic imperative for supporting and developing women’s enterprise. ( » )

Jan, 12 2011 Comments Closed | News

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


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

Cluster Development Meeting held in Manchester


Delegates from the regions of Észak-Alföld and Maramures met in Manchester, in December 2010 with UK stakeholders involved in Cluster Development to progress the exchange with the North West of Engalnd’s Cluster Support Environments Model, with a view to identifying the opportunities that the North West might be able to offer its Mini Europe partners. […] ( » )

Dec, 21 2010 Comments Closed | Clusters, Észak-Alföld, Featured, Good Practices, Maramures, Meetings, News, North West England, Regions

Higher Level Skills Partnership Exchange Update


A Video Conference followed by a Study Visit took place in November and December between the importing region of Western Greece and the exporting region of the North West of England. ( » )

Dec, 17 2010 Comments Closed | Featured, Good Practices, Knowledge transfer, Meetings, News, North West England, Western Greece