Tag Archives: Innovation

Financing Small Businesses: the Jamaican experience

– by Omar Chedda – Small businesses tend to face higher risks globally, particularly in developing countries like Jamaica, due to their limited economies of scale, networks and capital base. Hence, many small businesses find it difficult to access appropriate financing … Continue reading

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How effective are public innovation support programmes?

– by Eva Diedrichs – In many countries public innovation support programmes are in place – mainly to support the development of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). A recent international IMP³rove survey including SMEs’, policy makers’, and intermediaries’ view on … Continue reading

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The JEUPISTE Project

“You don’t get harmony when everyone sings the same note” Doug Floyd Over the last three years, the JEUPISTE project helped to further promote cooperation in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) between Europe and Japan. The EU-funded initiative tackles major … Continue reading

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