Tag Archives: Innovation

Montenegrin research and innovation landscape

– by Ljiljana Belada – Research and innovation are key to tackling the economic and social challenges of Europe. They contribute to the use of new growth opportunities generated by knowledge, technological advancements, innovation processes and product innovation, and new business … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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What Is the Role of the Founder in an Entrepreneurial Business?

– by Chuck Russell – Who wants to be an entrepreneur? Who can be an entrepreneur? There are more than 582 million people in this world in the process of starting or running their own business according to the latest … Continue reading

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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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