Last update: 26 Jun 2022

Mart Veliste

Thematic Expert
France
(Nord)
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Bio

I am a SME Competitiveness Thematic Expert on the platform. I create and implement interregional knowledge exchange activities such as webinars, thematic discussions, peer reviews and good practice exchanges. I also co-author policy briefs. 
I am based in Estonia, Tartu and work for a consultancy company called Baltic Innovation Agency. I am interested in developing local innovation ecosystems for entrepreneurial people to boost regional growth. 

Publications

Policy briefs (9)
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Boosting entrepreneurship in rural areas

Boosting entrepreneurship in rural areas opens new opportunities and markets. Rural SMEs show great potential as a source of economic growth and innovation.
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Efficient business support ecosystems

This policy brief explores various models for implementing and managing multiple-stakeholder collaborative practices for better business support delivery.
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The social economy and support to social enterprises

The social economy is a crucial part of the EU socioeconomic landscape. To foster the growth of the EU social economy, policy action is needed. This policy brief aims to spotlight Interreg Europe projects that work to improve their local social economy.
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Vouchers for the competitiveness of SMEs

This policy brief focuses on the use of vouchers to foster SME competitiveness and aims at providing a comprehensive overview of the good practices and the policy improvements based on voucher schemes in those projects.
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Internationalisation of SMEs

This policy brief focuses on the internationalisation of SMEs activities as a factor of competitiveness for businesses and an engine for growth and welfare for the economy and the territories.
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Regional branding for SME success

This policy brief focuses on regional branding and covers topics such as regional identity, product quality labels, cooperation between SMEs in a rural area, agritourism, and co-creation for promoting cultural heritage.
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