BIZ Centres

Project information

Index: 1242R4
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Location ELLADA ATTIKI Aghios Dimitrios Attiki Start/End date of the practice
Start: 01/09/2013
End: Onoging

Topic of the practice

Support offered to SMEs in order to succeed in their business transfer and to sensitise all local stakeholders in handling and supporting the sustainability of SME trasnfers.

Good Practice Information

The main outcome of TOK-TOC.BIZ Centre is:
- Information to local Community about the importance of Information, knowledge & competence for Human Capital adaptability in business transfer;
- Preparation of interested parties for implemenation of business transfers;
- Support to entrepreneurs in use of TOK-TOC.BIZ platform;
- Enhancement of less advanced instruments and policies (management plans,
financial tools, age management concept, training methods, activation of youth entrepreneurship);
- Pilot testing & evaluation of the Model for a final product for implementation;
- Improvement of Economic performance through greater adaptability of the Labour Force to changing technology, equipping Young & aged workers with knowledge, skills & competences to succeed in knowledge-based Society.

Evidence of success

TOK-TOC.BIZ Centre Staff in Aghios Dimitrios has been monitoring the Centre's process & Communication with entrepreneurs by Consulting. 500 entrepreneurs contacted the Centre's staff, 70% received 1st level consultation (information for activities of the project & the Centre, opportunities offered), 45% of them proceeded in filling the expression of interest forms, 100% uploaded to the platform.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Ms Roula Goufa

Athens Chamber of Small & Medium Industries (ACSMI)

Annex completed on: 09-03-2015

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