In light of the global energy crisis, it is suggested by the European Commission that “the clean energy transition is the best insurance against price shocks in the future, and needs to be accelerated” Rising global energy prices have been occupying the news recently. It is linked to the post-pandemic recovery and expected to last throughout the winter. While it is a concern for citizens and all kinds of institutions, SMEs and energy-depended businesses are impacted the most.
The questionnaire on the internationalization topic will be included in the GT4SME digital toolkit, the final deliverable of the project, which will be published by the end of October / beginning of November 2021. The 5th transnational project meeting (TPM) of the GT4SME project took place in a hybrid way in the middle of September and the theme in focus was internationalization and SMEs. During the thematic TPMs, consortium partners have been working on a case-SME to boost w
Having a fruitful discussion with an expert as such, and particularly seeing how he connected three topics of our project, was very rewarding for our project team. The fifth transnational project meeting (TPM) of GT4SME took place in a hybrid way in the middle of this month, September 2021. As the strategic partnership aims at improving knowledge and skills through exchange of practices, external guest speakers are always invited to project meetings. The theme of the last TPM
Different organizations across the EU are contributing to SMEs improvement. Based on experience and background they are using the Erasmus PLUS program to prepare tools and resources that SMEs can use freely to improve managers and staff abilities. Different organizations across the EU are contributing to SMEs improvement. Based on experience and background they are using the Erasmus PLUS program to prepare tools and resources that SMEs can use freely to improve managers and s
Belgrade is one of Europe’s oldest cities with settlements existing around the city for more than 7,000 years. Today, the Belgrade and Novi Sad region is the economic hub of Serbia. According to a research done by Startup Genome, Serbian Startup Ecosystem is in the Activation phase, meaning there is limited startup experience and low startup output of around 200-400 startups located in Belgrade and Novi Sad, two cities that have been recognized as one ecosystem. The biggest p
The second transnational project meeting (TPM) of GT4SME took place online in the middle of June. As the strategic partnership aims at working on a case-SME during the thematic TPMs to boost work-based learning, an SME from Serbia, D-PLAN d.o.o., was invited to a virtual workshop. Based in Belgrade, Serbia, D-PLAN d.o.o. is a company that digitizes paper-drawn architectural plans and converts them into 2D and 3D digital files. During the workshop, the company's co-founder and