Provision of advisory services to SMES, Phase II

The overall objective of the project is to increase the competitiveness of Croatian SMEs through the provision of high-quality business support services in Trade and Quality related topics.



Funding body

07/2013 - 06/2015


This project is part of the Regional Competitiveness Operational Programme, which will focus on micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, with a particular emphasis on those enterprises located in less developed regions, in order to provide them directly with the most necessary business advisory services.

To this end, the project has three main components

Component I: Awareness raising

Focused on the promotion of the project through a media campaign and promotional materials, as well as promotional information workshops on the Advisory services and E4E programme (training for entrepreneurs)

Component II

Provision of marketing and quality advisory services to at least 150 SMEs

Component III: Increase in the absorption capacity of future beneficiaries

Through project documentation or applications prepared to request co-financing from the Structural Funds for at least 10 projects with a high degree of maturity