The Business Performance Monitoring Tool by Sharakah

The Business Performance Monitoring Tool (BPMT) is an initiative launched by Sharakah – The Fund For Development of Youth Projects (S.A.O.C.) in 2014 to offer SMEs a structured mechanism that – by analysing their performances – identifies strengths and weaknesses as well as the most suitable way to overcome difficulties and obstacles hindering their competitiveness. Companies…
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China IPR SME Helpdesk

The China IPR SME Helpdesk supports European Union (EU) Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to both protect and enforce their Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in or relating to Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan through the provision of free information and services. These take the form of jargon-free, first-line, confidential advice on intellectual property…
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Pomeranian Export Broker

The Pomeranian Export Broker aims at creating a comprehensive support system for an international expansion of Polish enterprises. The project is implemented by the Free Entrepreneurship Association (INSME Member from Poland) among many other partners and is developed under the Regional Operational Programme for Pomorskie Voivodeship 2014 – 2020. In particular Pomeranian Export Broker is…
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Regional Development Funds

The Regional Development Funds aim at providing SMEs with financial resources such as loans, credits, guarantees and capital investments. Part of the support is devoted exclusively to projects in smart specialisation areas identified in particular regions. The Regional Development Funds are based on the experiences and resources of the JESSICA Initiative (Joint European Support for…
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Polish (EU13) SMEs in the Framework Programme – Horizon 2020

– by Katarzyna Walczyk-Matuszyk – Horizon 2020 gives an opportunity for innovative SMEs for market up-take of their solutions. Yet the successful participation is not an easy job in particular for EU13. Background As currently the largest Framework Programme with a budget of approx. 80 billion Euros offered by the European Union, Horizon 2020 focusing on…
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