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Id 1034
Year of submission 2018
01. Title of the measure Programme "Internationalisation 2015 – 2020" by ecoplus International
02. Country
03. Language English
04. Contact details
Responsible organisation ecoplus International GmbH
Name and Surname of contact person Dr. Gabriele Forgues
Street and number Niederösterreichring 2 Haus A
Postal code 3100
City St. Pölten
Country AT
E-mail of contact person
Website of organisation

05. SBA policy area Internationalisation (EU and non EU markets)
06. Source EEPA - European Enterprise Promotion Award
07. Description of the measure Internationalisation assistance for Lower Austrian micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises
08. Objectives Increasing the export activity in foreign markets

09. Duration (dd/mm/yyyy)
Start Date 01/01/2015
End Date 31/12/2020
Other Information reporting period as part of the entrepreneur advancement award: until 31.12.2016
10. Target group Micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME)
11. Have you consulted business organisations before submitting this measure? Yes
11.1 Comments/testimonial by business organisation/entrepreneur endorsed by Member of the Provincial Government of Lower Austria for Economic Affairs, Petra Bohuslav
12. Why is this measure a success? Please give information on results and achievements. 01.01.2015 – 31.12.2016  492 supported Lower Austrian enterprises  108 successes  18 enterprises were supported as part of the "High Potential Programme" ("Exportchampions")
13. Problems that had to be overcome and lessons learned  SME needs-based range of services is "results-oriented" (export-success)  Diversification in export markets important  Size matters: Resource issues at small-scale enterprises/SME  Sustainable export success is the result of years and years of development work  Breadth versus depth (customers/depth of support)
14. Information on the measure can be provided in the following languages
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