From an idea and the person who came up with this idea is a long and challenging journey to become a successful business and a sustainable growing organization.
However, entrepreneurship is powerful driver of economic growth and job creation: it creates new companies and jobs, opens up new markets, and nurtures new skills and capabilities, makes economies more competitive and innovative. So, creating an environment where entrepreneurs can flourish and grow is of key importance for different regions.
Here the ACCESS project comes in – project partners – Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas Chamber of Commerce Industry and Crafts, Bialystok University of Technology and Association of Bialystok Functional Area are looking for synergies while creating innovation ecosystem, exchanging good practices, seeking to lift up the performance in Lithuania and Poland regions.
All mentioned institutions make an effort in entrepreneurship promotion. Kaunas University of Technology Startup Space has deep experience in startups incubation and consulting, and entrepreneurship promotion in study process, Kaunas Chamber of Commerce Industry and Crafts has institutional branches in different Kaunas and Marijampolė regions’ cities and provide consultations for new and scaling businesses, Bialystok University of Technology has knowledge and experience in guiding students through their carrier, Association of Bialystok Functional Area implements region’s entrepreneurship promotion initiatives. Partners will gather methods, tools and good practices, how to build, strengthen and grow innovation ecosystems into Practice guide how to accelerate business support organizations and will share with other business support organizations, communities.