In Focus: Innovation in SMEs | Innovation Management
Small- and Medium- sized Enterprises (SMEs) that are EU-based or established in a country associated to Horizon 2020 (thus including SMEs from Western Balkan countries) are encouraged to participate across the whole Horizon 2020 programme. The objective of ‘Innovation in SMEs’ is to optimise the Research, Development & Innovation environment for SMEs, including through the establishment and facilitation ...More related articles
Turn your ideas into action -
A word from Mr. Zoran Torgasev, CEO of Intranea Solutions Ltd.
WBC-RTI.info spoke with one of the successful young entrepreneurs from the region – Mr. Zoran Torgasev, CEO of Intranea Solutions Ltd. Kragujevac, Serbia. This company, founded in 2007 and currently employing over 20 people, is operating in the field of integrated innovation management. Its mission is to provide an efficient and productive solution for people to collaborate on and develop their ideas with the aim to achieve long-term growth and profitability through structured and sustainable innovation. Focusing on customer's needs, Intranea Solutions Ltd developed a broad range of products that covers leading online software solutions for idea, product portfolio and innovation process management. Their best known products are DataStation platform, Innovation Cloud and Crowdsourcing plugin. The CEO’s message to young people from the Western Balkans is clear – turn your ideas into action!
"Next year we will celebrate the 10th anniversary and from my perspective that is 10 years of hard work, constant learning and continuous improvements. But the development we have experienced since then proves that it was worth the long and hard work. Therefore, I want to encourage all people and in particular young people from the Western Balkan countries to think about the idea to start own business, maybe even as an alternative to emigration? Even more, I want to encourage them not only to think about it, but to try to realise own ideas; since everything starts with an idea, but it will remain only an idea if something is not done about it."
Read the Zoran's full story by using the "read more" button below and find more information about opportunities offered for SMEs from the Western Balkans via Horizon 2020 as well as via Enterprise Innovation Fund (ENIF).