Italian-Luxembourgish Chamber of Commerce
The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Luxembourg was established in 1990 as a not-for-profit organization and has since become a reference point for most of the Italian enterprises wishing to operate in Luxembourg, as well as for all the local and regional authorities which aim to promote their products and services in the geographical and institutional heart of Europe. The CCIL is a member of the network of the Italian Chambers of Commerce Abroad, which makes it an active participant to all the initiatives undertaken to promote entrepreneurship in the whole world. This network has also established an internal quality standard, which the CCIL has achieved in the period 2007-2009; in addition, the CCIL holds the ISO 9001 certification for the excellence of its services. The CCIL performs a variety of services for its members, aimed at guiding their penetration on Luxembourg market: – provision of juridical information,
Furthermore, it has taken part to the Globus project aimed at the creation of an internationalization desk for Italian SMEs. The CCIL also hosts and participates to a series of promotional events, and is active in the training sector with a variety of master courses.
Coopération Bancaire pour l’Europe
Coopération Bancaire pour l’Europe is a Brussels-based European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG), funded in 1992 by a group of European banks. CBE has 10 members from 3 European Countries, including European banks and chambers of commerce, therefore reaching a large network of banks, SMEs and economic associations from all over Europe. CBE aims to foster economic development in Europe and to contribute to the achievement of the Europe 2020 Strategy targets by providing its members and their clients with information and support to properly understand EU policies and strategies. The final aim of CBE is supporting its members and helping them to get access to EU finance.
CBE carries out several initiatives aimed at helping European SME’s and public authorities to develop internationalization processes and to access EU funds. Such initiatives include: – Monitoring EU regulations on specific thematic areas, – Organizing thematic conferences and seminars,
CBE has long-standing expertise in economic development, EU policies and strategies. Furthermore, CBE participated in several EU supported projects and initiatives.
CBE is Intermediary Organization in the ‘Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs’ Programme since 8 years, and participated in various Erasmus+/LLP projects.
FVB was born in 2013 in Ancona as “certified business incubator” delegated to promote the birth and development of innovative startups (FVB – The Hive is a certified incubator under DL n. 179/2012 converted by Law no. 221/2012). Therefore FVB – The Hive was founded with the aim of providing new business ventures helping them to start and grow, offering administrative, organizational services and assistance in preparing the business plans connecting startups with venture capitals. FVB – The Hive has an integrated set of qualified services shared among settled startups, including: an advanced training to develop a new class of entrepreneurs with managerial skills over time; coordinated actions of promotion and marketing, analysis and management of integrated projects; shared databases, agreements with the credit system, opportunities to use research laboratories and technology platforms.
Fatti di Storie – Raccontiamo il tuo mondo
Type and size. Fatti di Storie is a non-profit cultural association established in Milan in 2016 from the idea of Paola and Luisa Pianzola, journalists with a long experience in publishing and communication world, who decided to put their competence and narrative ability for the Italian productive world. The association has actually 20 people enrolled and a directive committee composed by 5 people.
The experience of Fatti di Storie was born in Milan, economic and financial capitol of Italy. The Lombardy region is the first Italian region by number of companies established, 881 thousand, the 18,3% of the total of the whole nation and the city of Milan, in particular, has the leadership for the highest entrepreneurial density (113 companies and 214 entrepreneurs per thousand inhabitants). Moreover, Milan is the Italian and international capitol of fashion and design.
The mission of Fatti di Storie association is to spread the culture of entrepreneurial storytelling in the Italian productive world. Corporate storytelling is an effective and suggestive communication way, capable of bringing out the quality of a product or enterprise, sharing their origin, path and future evolution. Fatti di Storie allows Italian enterprises of various sectors to talk about them with creativity, synthesis and attention to details.
Fatti di storie’s focus is related to production of high informative and narrative quality texts usable for paper (monography, autobiography, brochures, catalogues) and digital tools (website, newsletter, social pages).
Business and Innovation Centre INNOBRIDGE (“BIC INNOBRIDGE”)
Business and Innovation Centre INNOBRIDGE (“BIC INNOBRIDGE”) is a business support organization, which follows the methodology, collective experience and applies the know-how of the European Business and Innovation Centers Network (EBN). It is the first (and still the only one) accredited BIC by the EBN network in Bulgaria. It is an NGO association performing awareness raising activities on innovative issues and striving to contribute to the development and the competitiveness of the business on all its stages. Its main goal is to provide European-quality services to its clients in order to help them develop their innovative idea/ business, thus contributing not only to the improvement of the business climate and to the enhancement of the competitiveness, but also to the economic growth of the region. It provides services to clients within the Ruse Region but is also very well connected to neighboring geographic areas.
Entrepreneurship, Start-up and their support are the core issues the BIC INNOBRIDGE deals with.
It is also an active player within the regional start-up ecosystem.