Young Innovative Entrepreneurs
Start date: Mar 21, 2012,
End date: Dec 20, 2014
The background of the project is that active young entrepreneurs are today looking for assistance in developing their innovative business ideas. The project will facilitate young innovative entrepreneurial initiatives in order to contribute to the development of the region. The project will create a region wide support system that will enhance the development and implementation of innovative business ideas across the borders by young entrepreneurs in the Barents Region. In order to achieve this, the project will carry out various kinds of activity during 3 years, e.g. matchmaking meetings and a virtual communication platform. Achievements: The project Young Innovative Entrepreneurs project in the Barents created a support system for aspiring young business people, in order to make the Barents region more attractive for young entrepreneurs to stay and do business as well as to initiate projects. The project facilitated cross border contacts by organizing business camps and workshops. Business contacts were maintained and new contacts established using social media. The young entrepreneurs have vowed to continue cooperation in order to reach the next level of entrepreneurship. They strive to work towards a vigorous Barents Region in which young entrepreneurs see more possibilities than obstacles.
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