This entire week, we are bringing you results from our projects working on the competitiveness of SMEs.
Have a look with us at the iEER project whose ten partners work on improving their regional ecosystems for businesses.
In the interview below, you can hear about some inspiring good practices the partners shared and first policy improvements achieved in Finland.
What have they achieved?
The iEER lead partner influenced the ERDF Operational Programme in Southern Finland. The iEER Uusimaa team worked closely with the managing authority of the ERDF programme and set the support to young entrepreneurs and the development of an entrepreneurship ecosystem as a priority in 2017 call for project proposals. The projects selected during that call are implementing and continuing the work of the iEER at the regional level.
Want to know more?
Read about an iEER good practice on the access to entrepreneurship support infrastructures, featured during the Platform thematic workshop on fostering entrepreneurship in Sofia in 2018. Or visit our results page.
Don’t forget to come back tomorrow for another result on SME competitiveness.
Consider signing up for a workshop by the Policy Learning Platform about Mastering digital transformation of business support on 27 November in Brussels.
Have you read about the RaiSE results yet?
If you are also interested in research and innovation, have a look at the series of articles from last week, starting with a story of RESET project.
SMES, OPEN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM AND THE LIVING LAB APPROACH
Just a few weeks into the New Year (and a new decade), we take a look at what’s coming next in 2020.
The work on the next Interreg Europe has started! Preparations for the future programme are well on their way as we're getting ready for 2021-2027.
SAVE THE DATE for the next 'Europe, let's cooperate! interregional cooperation forum' in 2020. Mark you agenda and join us on 9 June in Dubrovnik!
End January, the Policy Learning Platform is organising a two-day peer review in Vienna to foster the trustworthy use of artificial intelligence in companies.
Implementation of Action Plans, Monitoring