Brave Idea Support Programme

The overall objective of the project:

The overall objective of the project is to facilitate entrepreneurial spirit of Estonia-Latvia talents by sustainable, results based and cross-border approach.

The specific objectives of the project, are to:

  • Activate and motivate the entrepreneurial talents (new SMEs business teams) of Estonia-Latvia region;
  • Enable 24 SMEs business teams to start sustainable development and export activities using cross-border approach in team and partnership building, and knowledge, network and resource sharing.
  • Increase survival rate and fast growth potential of SMEs by hands-on support and guidance during period of 1 year.

The main planned activities:

  • Joint cross-border marketing campaign for attracting business competition participants and project awareness
  • Organisation of brave idea support programme, incl. selection of participants, organisation of joint cross-border bootcamps, individual mentoring, and joint trade missions.

Project partners:

Latvia: Ventspils High Technology Park, Valmiera Development Agency, GatewayBaltic

Estonia: Tartu Science Park, Business and Development Centre of Pärnu County

Role of Valmiera Development Agency:

active participation in all project activities, especially in organization of bootcamps and providing support services for evaluation of business teams.

Programme: Cooperation Programme Interreg V-A — Estonia–Latvia

Project number: Est-Lat 47

Project implementation period: From September 1st 2017 – April 30th 2019

Total project budget:

Total project budget: 389 365,97 EUR
Financed by the ERDF: 330 961,05 EUR

 

  

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