From 3 to 8 October Entrepreneurship Week will be held in Tartu. Tartu Entrepreneurship Week is organized by the Tartu City Government ettevotlus.tartu.ee/ettevotlusnadal-0 in cooperation with the Tartu Centre for Creative Industries, Tartu Science Park, Tartu Business Advisory Services Foundation, professional associations, institutes of higher education, general education schools, vocational schools, businesses and unions.
The main purpose of Entrepreneurship Week is to acknowledge and value business operators and business lifestyle, raise awareness of the role of business in the development of the city, improve the cooperation between the city and businesses, introduce support measures regarding founding and developing small businesses, and to encourage the city people to engage in business. The program includes more than 70 free events. Several seminars, workshops and open door days for different target groups and in addition it is possible to visit different businesses. Target group of the week consists of operating as well as potential Tartu enterprises, but also university and school students. During the Entrepreneurship Week NICHE project will be presented as international initiative in developing innovation in food sector.