STARTUP CONNECT

Duration:

December 2018 – December 2020

Priority:

Lively, active and competitive economy.

Budget:

807 480 €

Funds:

The project is funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland in the framework of South-East Finland-Russia CBC 2014-2020 programme.

Summary:

STARTUP CONNECT is a project supports start-up entrepreneurship and SME cooperation and forms a community of active and motivated business leaders with ambitions and abilities for global success. The StartupConnect project is a set of individual actions aimed at supporting entrepreneurs and diversifying the economy of the border region, which is one of the main priorities of CBC international cooperation programs between Southeast Finland and Russia.The main objective of the project is to contribute to the economic prosperity of the border regions, supporting startups, entrepreneurship and cooperation of SMEs and creating a community of active and motivated business leaders, with ambitions and opportunities to achieve success in the global market.

Partners:

  • Lead partner: Cursor – Kotka-Hamina Regional Development Company (Finland)
  • XAMK – South-East Finland University of Applied Sciences (FIN),
  • St. Petersburg Foundation for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Development (RUS).

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ITMO University team:

Technopark

Contacts:

Gavrilova Elena, e.gavrilova@itmo.ru