European Union


Start Ups; SMEs; Cross-Border Cooperation; Innovation &


Contribuing in order to increase competitiveness and trade in CBC area, through facilitating transfer to know-how technologies amog Start-Ups and SMEs.


01.2018 - 04.2020

Strategy & approach

This project consist in the establishment of innovation support infrastructure for transfer of know-how technologies among Start-Ups and SMEs in the CBC areas between Republic of Macedonia and Republic of Albania. The main purpose of the proposed action is to help establish, within the existing educational and businesses context, a CBC innovation eco-system for SMEs and Start-Ups by:


Activity Package 1: Research on innovation potential & application of national innovation strategies

Activity Package 2: Establishment of cross-border and cross-sector innovation platform

Activity Package 3: Launching of pilot CBC innovation hubs within universities

Activity Package 4: Capacity building for CBC innovation stakeholders

Activity Package 5: Sub-granting for CBC and joint venture SMEs

Activity Package 6: Promotion of new CBC innovation eco-system between Macedonia and Albania;