News from CCIR, Romania

CCIR launched the third edition of the study on business environment perceptions on the economy The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR) launched in May the study on Perceptions of the business environment on the economy. The study, at its third edition, was commissioned by CCIR and conducted by Kantar TNS on a sample of 501 companies across … Read More

News from CCIR, Romania

UNIDO and Romania’s private sector to build stronger partnerships for inclusive and sustainable industrial development On the sidelines of the 2017 Vienna Energy Forum, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania (CCIR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation to advance mutually beneficial partnerships between the Romanian private sector and UNIDO … Read More

News from Praxis, Estonia

Impact assessment of EU-funded transport investments Praxis in cooperation with Stratum OÜ and LBS Positium OÜ has completed the impact assessment of the EU’s structural funding of transport during programme periods 2007-2013 and 2014-2020. The research was commissioned by the Ministry of Finance of Estonia. The objective of this study was to provide an independent assessment of the purposefulness, efficiency, … Read More

News from KMU-HSG, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

Global Family Business Index» has been updatedlobal Family Business Index» has been updated The «Global Family Business Index» has been updated in June 2017. The index has been launched in 2015 and comprises the largest 500 family firms around the globe. The world’s 500 largest family businesses account for a combined $6.8 trillion in annual sales, enough to be the … Read More

News from IKEI, Spain

IKEI Anniversary IKEI was created in 1977, on the initiative of a group of financial institutions, industrial companies and chambers of commerce from the Basque Country and Navarra. So this year IKEI is 40 years old. On its inception, it was conceived by its founders in order to further the economic and social development of the region, by financing, conducting … Read More

News from IKEI, Spain

Employability and access to the labour market of young people in the Basque country, from a European regional comparative perspective (Economic and Social Council of the Basque Country) The aim of this study is to analyse the present and future employability of Basque youth and their access to the labour market from a comparative perspective at European level. This general … Read More

​News from Praxis, Estonia

​OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: Estonia 2017 Two experts from Praxis, Katrin Pihor and Mari Rell, contributed to the OECD environmental performance review about Estonia. This report is the first Environmental Performance Review of Estonia. It evaluates progress towards sustainable development and green growth, with a focus on waste and materials management, and mining and the environment. Perfomance review provides targeted … Read More

News from Small Business Research Centre Kingston University, United Kingdom

Study on the Future of Manufacturing: Born Globals and their International Value Chains This project, funded by Eurofound, aims to explore the international activities of ‘born global enterprises’ within their international value chains, and to develop policy pointers on the promotion of SME internationalisation. The project is led by Prof. David Smallbone, Prof. Robert Blackburn and Dr. Hang Do, working … Read More

News from Small Business Research Centre Kingston University, United Kingdom

Institutional Entrepreneurship for Community Energy This project focuses on entrepreneurs in the renewable energy sector and the activities that contribute to the creation of sustainable pathways to low carbon futures/society. The project helps researchers, entrepreneurs and policy makers to understand the growth of low carbon/community renewable energy enterprises in the UK, the challenges they face and how to improve existing … Read More

News from Small Business Research Centre Kingston University, United Kingdom

KEEP (Knowledge Exchange for Entrepreneurship in Permaculture) This project aims to support members of Permaculture Association (PA) who want to set up and grow businesses based on ecological principles. It will also help PA to develop its own capabilities as an enterprise and innovation-supporting organisation. The project team is led by Prof Audley Genus, who has secured a grant from … Read More