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22 December 2016

EIF and European Commission launch new capacity building initiative for micro-credit and social finance providers

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the European Commission are announcing a new initiative to help micro-credit and social enterprise finance providers develop their businesses under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI).
19 December 2016

The Youth Guarantee in practice: practical experience helps Goda launch her own business

Goda Tokere is the founder of Oh My Goda, a successful fashion company. She’s also one of a growing number of young Lithuanians that have been able to develop skills, gain experience and access new careers through the Youth Guarantee scheme.
12 December 2016

Business Planet: Key enabling technologies driving SME innovation in Europe

Published : Mon, 12 Dec 2016 Business Planet goes to the SME Assembly 2016 in Bratislava, where they learn about one of the drivers of innovation and competitiveness in Europe - Key Enabling Technologies (KETs). These technologies ...
12 December 2016

Closing ceremony of the first European Vocational Skills Week

The closing ceremony of the first European Vocational Skills Week on Friday, 9 December 2016 gathered some 600 participants from Vocational Education and Training, business, social partners, chambers of commerce, civil society, think tanks, research bodie...
01 December 2016

Composition and drivers of energy prices and costs: case studies in selected energy-intensive industries

Published : Thu, 01 Dec 2016 This study provides data on the composition, evolution and drivers of energy retail prices and costs faced by industrial operators in 5 energy-intensive industry sectors over the period 2008-2015. It is based on...

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