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Friday 17th May 2019, marked the end of the final workshop for CKM's Interreg: i3 project “i3 – Education for ideas, inventions and innovations for entrepreneurship”.

 

Thursday 24th January 2019, marked the end of the second successful workshop for CKM’s Interreg: i3 project “i3 – Education for ideas, inventions and innovations for entrepreneurship”.

The first of the five trainings of the i3 took place in Sofia, Bulgaria 3-7 December 2018. 50 trainees from Greece, Bulgaria, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Albania and Cuprys  participated in specialized entrepreneurial training, geared towards the theme of life style.The project aims to promote territorial development and cooperation by the establishment of a model for entrepreneurial training and transfer of knowledge for young entrepreneurs.

 Three-day workshops in entrepreneurship  conducted in 5 countries covering 5 different sectoral themes !

InterimTransnational Conference of the Project "InnoPlatform" was organised in Skopje, on October, 15-th 2018.

 On 1-st October (Monday) in the premises of the EU Info Centre in Skopje, the 2nd  event - Infoday “Train the Trainer" focused on increasing the innovation capacity of the companies was held.

 

On 24-th September (Monday) in the premises of the EU Info Centre in Skopje, the 1st event - Infoday “Train the Trainer" focused on increasing the innovation capacity of the companies was held.

 

On 29-30 March 2018, the third transnational meeting of the InterregBalkan-Mediterranean InnoPlatform project partners took place at the premises of the UETCentre of the European University in Tirana, Albania.

 The Center for Knowledge Management, as a partner of the Balkan-Med project: “Education for ideas, inventions and innovations for entrepreneurship– i3” participated at the second meeting of the partnership at CIMM premises in Limassol, Cyprus, on 1st March 2018.

i3 Press Conference 12.01.2018 MRTV

 

A team from the InnoPlatform project participated at the International Conference “Alliance for Entrepreneurship and Development in Western Greece” 13-15 December, 2017 in Patras.  Prof. Dr. John Garofala, Dr. Andrijana Bogdanovska Gj,  Prof, Dr. Vladimir Dukovski, Branko Djurovic, and Dr. Ioannis Kostpolus met with representatives from Western Greece region during the firts day of the conference.

 

 

On December 12th and 13th 2017, the First Meeting of the InnoPlatform Project took place in the Computer Technology Institute and Press "Diophantus" (CTI) Premises in Patras, Greece.

 INNOPLATFORM aims at improving the competitiveness of the Balkan Mediterranean region by advancing existing knowledge on business model innovations and developing a set of tools (InnoTools) and services (InnoScorecard and InnoRegion) for improving SMEs opportunities, capacities, and knowledge in introducing product and process innovations.

 

On September 28th, 2017 an initial meeting of the I3 project was held in Sofia, organised by the lead partner the Bulgarian Economic Forum.

Five Balkan countries, including Macedonia, will work on a platform aimed at boosting the competitiveness and innovation of business entities. Innotools for companies to implement their new business ideas.

The Balkan – Mediterranean area suffers from market fragmentation, high unemployment and limited labor force skills, actions are needed to foster the entrepreneurship potential by encouraging new business models, especially the ones promoting innovation and supporting internationalisation.