Public report on the analysis of SMEs and stakeholders’ needs, requirements and feedback to overcome barriers for research & innovation activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Purpose of the Survey and Barriers to Innovation report for Bosnia and Herzegovina is to collecting of key data on the subject of RTD and Innovation activities undertaken bySMEs. It is a continuation of National Report on SME R&D&I Programmes and Initiatives project MAPEER’s - WP2 (written during May and July 2010), focused on SMEs and Business Supporting Organizations and Institutions active in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and their experiences, needs, barriers and objectives in conducting Research, Technology Development and Innovation (RTD&I) activities. Report is the result of survey performed on SME and Business supporting sector which have gathered relevant data on the issue of SME vs. RTD programmes (active and closed) in the period of last five (5) years. It’s also a result of a number of interviews with managers of RTD programmes and/or responsible persons in National/Regional Ministries. Hopefully, this document and its conclusions will significantly contribute to better understanding of RTD&I frame in Bosnia and Herzegovina from the perspective of SME sector.



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  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on September 1, 2011
Modified on September 1, 2011