Project title: Acceleration of Business Support Ecosystem (ACCESS)
Project aims to promote business creation, development, innovativeness and cooperation through improved business support services in Kaunas, Marijampolė regions of Lithuania and Suwalski, Białostocki subregions of Poland.
Lead beneficiary institution: Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania). Beneficiary institutions: Kaunas Chamber of Commerce Industry and Crafts (Lithuania), Bialystok University of Technology (Poland), Office of the Board of the Association of Bialystok Functional Area (Poland).
Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas Chamber of Commerce Industry and Crafts, Bialystok University of Technology and Office of the Board of the Association of Bialystok Functional Area have joined efforts for: 1. Entrepreneurship ecosystem acceleration aimed at ecosystem development stakeholders’ skills improvement, engaging stakeholders to contribute to the ecosystem building, monitoring and data driven strategical decisions making; contributing to creation of new business financing opportunities of early stage investments in project’s activity regions. 2. Creation and piloting of early stage pre-acceleration program, including consulting, trainings for good practice of launching entrepreneur, joint trainings for good practice of accelerating new business entities for project target audience: youth, adults, silver entrepreneurs with the aim to create own business, SMEs to boost their ideas towards successful growth, overall society with the aim to start business, istartup.eu web platform will be upgraded with interactive online courses and partners’ entrepreneurship specialists’ skills improvement. All project results will be summarised during joint project’s final event.
Project start date: 01.06.2020
Project end date: 30.11.2021
Total costs of the project: 699 801,08 Euro
Total ERDF support: 594 830,91 Euro (85%)
Project coordinator at Bialystok University of Technology
Project Office address:
Wydział Zarządzania Politechniki Białostockiej
16-001 Kleosin, Ojca Tarasiuka 2 Street, room 111 KS
+48 85 746 98 48