Events at European level
administrative burden(6) | | business strategy(5) | business support(11) | corporate social responsibility(2) | entrepreneurship education(6) | environment(1) | funding opportunities(6) | growth(3) | innovation(10) | internationalisation(6) | starting up(4) | | tax and legal issues(1) | transfer of business(2) | other(6)| | |
07:45 - 09:30 (Breakfast Briefing)
In a panel discussion / talk show experts from TV and the media will discuss the display of entrepreneurial issues on TV and how entrepreneurship might be promoted via this medium.
Event 1 Presentation of the Veneto district system, known as Venetian Clusters Event 2 Interactive kit for monitoring the transfer of family businesses between generations.
The exhibition will inspire people by giving them a preview into the challenges and the rewards in the life of an entrepreneur.
European SMEs do not enjoy sufficient market access at global level to take advantage of all opportunities for further growth and job creation.
Five years after EU enlargement, the SME week offers a unique opportunity to reflect on benefits and challenges for SMEs in old and new member states.
A one day event aimed at exploring the relationship between cities and SMES. Themes for discussion include:
Journée orientée sur la pratique, sur le thème du marketing et de la vente, à l’attention des PME du secteur alimentaire.
The event will be structured as a “one-stop shop” event where visiting SMEs will be able to collect all kind of information related to any kind of support offered by the Belgian Regions and the European Commission for SMEs willing to work with Japan or to develop their activities there and in parallel SMEs (who benefited from regional or EU business and/or financial support) will come to speak about their experience / success stories in Japan.
The seminar will focus on European policy addressing SMEs and on several funding opportunities offered by the European Union via different kinds of programme. It aims to provide the participants with a clear understanding of how to access the European funds.
Rue Belliard 159, corner Rue Froissart ( Brussels)
The European Ombudsman, P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, will explain how his office can concretely help SMEs. Complaints he receives from companies concern, for example, lack of transparency in the EU institutions, late payments for EU projects, discrimination or unfairness. As a result of the Ombudsman's intervention, the EU administration has settled bills, paid interest, released documents, remedied injustices and put an end to discrimination. The services of the Ombudsman are fast, free and flexible.
The event, made in the framework of ECAP yearly meeting, aims to describe ECAP activity to all stakeholders dealing with SMEs and with standardisation, focusing on:
The conference will bring together policy makers from across Europe to discuss how they are implementing the principles of the Small Business Act. It will focus on solutions at European, national and regional level to the key challenges faced by SMEs.
This seminar focuses at the different aspects of enterprise development aiming to provide the participants with a clear understanding of how to make use of EU programmes and the business register services in the internal market, how to access the annual 8 billion euro that Europe spends on international cooperation, the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development or the Structural Funds and financial instruments such as Jeremie, how to use key tools for Better Regulation such as Impact Assessments and of what are the rules of State Aid on SME.