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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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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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Innovation in less developed regions

This policy brief explores the importance of research and innovation in less-developed European regions to promote regional convergence within the European Union.
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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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Skills for innovation

Discover five policy recommendations using the experience of Interreg Europe projects dealing with the development of skills for innovation to offer regions a path towards better regional innovation.
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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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Innovation networks

Explore 5 policy recommendations in this policy brief on innovation networks and learn how the process can facilitate mutual learning and knowledge transfer.
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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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Smart Specialisation Strategy

In this policy brief, you will learn from practices implemented in different regional institutional contexts such as transformative policy changes on regional policy challenges ranging from the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process to S3 Monitoring.
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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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University-industry collaboration

Find out in this policy brief why university-industry collaboration is a key component of the regional innovation policy-mix. Successful exploitation of research and development results is fundamental for regional competitiveness.
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