FundCelerator Project description: FUNDCELERATOR project will aim at developing a new fund raising support methodology targeting innovative and high-growth potential SMEs operating in markets characterized by long time-to-market paths (typically more than 3 years, such as in biotech, medical devices, materials, cleantech, aeronautics, etc.).   Based on their respective experience, knowledge and already developed fund raising support tools and methodologies, the 4 involved innovation support organizations will make use of the “Twinning advanced” methodological approach to collaboratively build and test an improved fund raising acceleration support programme dedicated to the target group SMEs, relying also, in a systemic mode, on all the existing fund raising support services provided by other regional private or public stakeholders.   Objectives: Develop an improved innovation support methodology An individual supporting...

FFWD Europe Project description:  Strengthening the European economic fabric requires that their SMEs are competitive. On the path to their sustainable growth, EU SMEs still meet too many obstacles to get full access to venture capital and business opportunities. Some of FFWD EUROPE project partners have their own business acceleration scheme that proves efficient locally, although most of the partners perceive a lack of support from their regional authorities on the design and funding of measures related to facilitate the access to capital for SMEs.   The main outputs will be the elaboration of one Action Plan per region, based on the interregional exchanges, that will ensure the appropriate implementation during the phase 2 of the project. Partners will get knowledge and experience to design,...

RYME+ Project description:  RYME+ Project is based on the results of its predecessor RYME (SUDOE 07-13), which developed and tested a methodology that proved effective for the internationalization of innovative companies of SUDOE. Now, in order to reach the objective pursued, this methodology will be adapted for its on-line implementation through a powerful platform of internationalization of SMEs of SUDOE that will allow the launch of an open call that will reach more than 7000 companies of the regions participating in the Which is expected to register 200 on the platform for the diagnosis of its internationalization capacity.   Of these, 100 will be selected for commercial preparation and training, initiating matching and mentoring processes using innovative tools implemented in the platform that...

REBORN Project description:  REBORN project will offer EU regions the opportunity for policy learning and good practices transfer in second chance entrepreneurship as in Europe there are not enough tools and knowledge to assist busineses when failure occurs boosting the SMEs of key regional sectors overcoming the bottlenecks that at present exist. REBORN will be the perfect tool to assist the partners’ regions (Liguria, Murcia, Wallonia, Central Hungary and Lubelskie) to strengthen policies and regional development situation by implementing plans to support “restarters” through a better use of ERDF and other complementary funds aligning efforts with a shared goal.   REBORN project will contribute, through the incorporation of lessons learnt during the interregional learning into the Actions Plans implemented in the regions, to the...

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Programme description: Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs Programme is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other Participating Countries. The exchange of experience takes place during a stay with the experienced entrepreneur, which helps the new entrepreneur acquire the skills needed to run a small firm. The host benefits from fresh perspectives on his/her business and gets the opportunities to cooperate with foreign partners or learn about new markets.   Objective: The general objective of Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is to facilitate exchanges of experience, learning and networking for new EU entrepreneurs by means of working with an experienced entrepreneur in another EU country. The specific objectives of...

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