Regional Agency for Entrepreneurship and Innovations – Varna (RAPIV) hosted the 4th Regional Stakeholder Meeting under INTRA project in Varna on 22nd of February, 2018.

The representatives from the Ministry of Economy, DG European Funds for Competitiveness, local authorities and business support organizations discussed the presented good practices during the 1st round of Study Visits. The stakeholders decided that most appropriate and transferable GPs are the ones presented by the last two study visits – Algarve and West – Midlands. They agreed that it is important to include representatives of the Ministry of Economy, DG European Funds for Competitiveness in the second round study visit.

At the meeting a draft version of the Joint State of Affairs was presented. Participants agreed on the main conclusions and recommendations for improvement of the effectiveness of the provided public support for SMEs internationalisation.