Implementation of centrikomNET has started

Project “Enhancement of competitiveness of transnational business competence centers and networks – centrikomNET” developing innovative models for strengthening of SMEs’ competitiveness has started on August 1st 2020.

Project is co-financed by Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020. Lead Partner is Municipality of Stari Jankovci. Municipality of Tovarnik, Development Agency Žepče Ltd., Montenegrin Employers Federation and Competence Centre Ltd. are Project Partners.

Project aims at strengthening capacities of business support organisations in Vukovar-Srijem County (Croatia), Zenica-Doboj Canton (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Podgorica (Montenegro) with innovative models for strengthening of competitiveness of local SMEs. Project targets export oriented SMEs, unemployed young population, business support organisations, research organisations and local authorities.

With trainings and individual mentoring programmes, centrikomNET will strengthen business competences of Project Partners and the unemployed as well as SMEs’ capacities to apply new technologies and innovative solutions in their business.

centrikomNET will also enhance transnational partnership between public, private and research sector for exchange of competences, experiences, and knowledge to establish favourable business environment.

The project is co-financed by ERDF and IPA II funds of the European Union. Implementation period is 24 months and total budget is 659.563,58 EUR.