Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in European Regions and Cities

Client                               ESPON
Implemented by            KMFA/ENSR
Year                                  2016 – 2017

The Austrian Institute for Spatial Planning, the Austrian Institute for SME Research (KMFA), VVA Europe, and Oxford Research have been awarded a study on SMEs in European regions by ESPON EGTC ( This research project analyses territorial patterns and performance of SMEs in Europe and investigates factors and driving forces for SME development at regional level. To this end the research utilizes comprehensive statistical data as well as in-depth case studies of diverse territories in the EU. A large number of other ENSR partners are participating in this study as country experts.