IRIS project helps incubators in the Baltic Sea Region provide better services to startups and small and medium enterprises by sharing best practices and tools for company support.
Participants signed an international agreement on cooperation and partnership for the development of small and medium-sized businesses.
IRIS project, to which Foundation Victoria is a party, was the one which was selected for funding in the framework of EU Programme “INTERREG Baltic Sea Region 2014-2020”.
The President of the foundation and malopolska (poland) representative in kaliningrad mr. Oleg maukevich made the presentation on malopolska economic and touristic strengths at the largest annual event for business in kaliningrad.
FOUNDATION ARRANGED PARTICIPATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS AND THE CORRESPONDING EXHIBITION OF TWO FOREIGN REGIONS.
Project "Business in Małopolska - Partnership Network" has been concluded on 31 December 2015. The project was co-financed by the Małopolska Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013, Priority Axis 8 Interregional Cooperation, Measure 8.2 "Building the position of Małopolska in European Cooperation Networks." The aim of the project was to build the position of Małopolska in terms of its economic offer in partner countries and regions by many activities, e.g. establishing a network of economic representative offices. The project was implemented by the Małopolska Regional Development Agency, Małopolska Region, Knowledge and Technologies Foundation for SME "Viktoria" from Kaliningrad, the Baltic International Academy (BIA) in Riga and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lvov.
Knowledge and Technologies Foundation for Small and Medium Business “Viktoria” and the Grodno Regional Institution for Financial Support of Entrepreneurs concluded the cooperation agreement during the visit of Belorussian business delegation to Kaliningrad this week.
24-27 November ten Kaliningrad SMEs visited Almaty, one of the biggest cities and the former capital of Kazakhstan during the multi-sector trade mission organized by Viktoria Foundation and supported by the Kaliningrad Regional Fund for Entrepreneurship Assistance, Trade Representative of Russia in Kazakhstan and the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan ATAMEKEN in Almaty. The aim of the visit was to promote Kaliningrad export to Kazakhstan.
In the course of the trade mission of Kaliningrad business companies to regions of Grodno and Lida (Belorussia) the parties agreed to intensify cooperation in furniture production branch.
Knowledge and Technologies Foundation for SMEs “Viktoria” has successfully completed a three-day trade mission to Azerbaijan to explore and expand trade and business opportunities with local enterprises and businesses support institutions. Seven Kaliningrad small and medium companies participated in the mission.
Foundation Viktoria in cooperation with the Regional Centre for Export Support gave Kaliningrad agribusiness possibility to take part in the International Annual Exhibition KONEAGRIA-2015 in Tampere (Finland).
Foundation Viktoria arranged participation of the leading Kaliningrad enterprises at the 17th Agro-industrial Exhibition “GOLD AUTUMN 2015” in Moscow.
LBT regime also prompted cooperation of the Russian and Polish municipalities of border areas in cultural, humanitarian and social spheres. Along with positive assessments of the results of LBT regime being in action, Oleg Matukevich dwelt on some problems in the visa-free border crossing between the two countries.
On the 29th of May the President of Foundation “Viktoria” Oleg Matukevich met with the heads of Directorate «Kaliningrad 2018» and Agency of preparation FIFA World Cup 2018 in the Kaliningrad Region Mr. Yuriy Matochkin and Mr. Sergey Mayorov.
On May 28 in Svetlogorsk the Fund of knowledge and technologies for small and medium-sized businesses "Victoria" in collaboration with the Coordination Center for support of export-oriented small and medium enterprises in the Kaliningrad region held a round table on the theme: "The Kaliningrad region as a platform for exchange of efficient technologies in small, micro-businesses and self-employment".
From 22 to 24 May the Kaliningrad companies – manufacturers of souvenir goods took part in the International Fair Gift Show Poland - 2015 in Warsaw. During the exhibition, the Fund "Victoria" has organized a collective stand where Kaliningrad companies participants presented their bright and unique products to the visitors of the Fair.
On the 22nd of May the Foundation Viktoria`s management met with the Trade Representative of Russia in the Republic of Poland Mr. Vladimir Nefedov.