The UpGradeSME consortium organizes its final event to sum up the learnings of the 6-year cooperation and to discuss deeply the achieved results of the last year. On the event project partners and stakeholders are invited to share experience. 


9.45 Partners arriving and Coffee


Exchange of experience

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Policy learning open discussion
  • 5-minute presentation of the Project partners about
  • Local policy improvement

Project management issues

  • Administrative tasks
  • Project communication
  • Project closure – Semester 3

12.00 Lunch at the hotel and free time

13.00 PART 2: UpGradeSME International Peer review meeting

  • Welcome speech by Mr. Balázs Barta | Pannon Business Network
  • SME internationalisation solutions in Leeuwarden and connected areas by Mr. Lennard Drogendijk | Business Development Friesland Foundation and Municipality of Leeuwarden
  • SME internationalisation solutions in South Muntenia by Mr. Mircea MARINACHE | South-Muntenia Regional Development Agency
  • SME internationalisation solutions in Portugal by Mrs Vera Soares |CIM dio AVE – Ave Intermunicipal Community
  • SME internationalisation solutions in Hungary with EDIOP PLUS| Economic Development and Innovation Operational by Mrs Katalin Barna | Program Strategic Department Prime Minister’s Office
  • Open discussion

15.00 Light snack and get together

16.00 End of the event and Goodbye