B-Idea (Brave Idea Support Programme)

Project name and brief description:

B-Idea (Brave Idea Support Programme) is an Estonia-Latvia project aimed at supporting companies that already have a product and are starting to export through training, mentoring, and collaboration with other businesses.

Project name and brief description:

Export Express

Export Express program invites companies with:
– Innovative products or services with export potential
– Committed, coachable, and competent teams
– Limited or little experience in export markets
– Readiness for growth and export

Program offers:
– Training in business development, resource management, branding, marketing, sales, and finding financing options
– Support in finding new export markets, contacts, investments, and partners
– Mentorship

The mentorship program features high-level mentors from B.I.A OÜ (http://www.bia.ee/) and Gateway & Partners (http://gatewaypartners.net/).

Additional information about the program:
For more details about the program, visit: https://www.exportexpress.eu/program
Information on how to apply can be found here: https://www.exportexpress.eu/project.

Applications are accepted until March 18, 2018.

Export Express program runs from April 2018 to April 2019, and participation is free.

Prepare companies for export and successful growth in less than a year.

The program includes 4 development seminars in Estonia and Latvia, with 2 trainings held in each country. During the seminars, team presentations, trainings, and mentoring sessions will take place. Mentorship is also planned between the seminars.

Project Partners:
Lead partner: Foundation Ventspils High technology park

Other partners:
– Valmiera Development Agency Foundation
– Pärnumaa Ettevõtlus- ja Arenduskeskus SA
– GatewayBaltic Ltd
– Tartu Teaduspark

Program under which it is implemented: Interreg Estonia – Latvia

Project number: Est-Lat 47

Project duration: September 1, 2017 – April 30, 2019

Total project budget: 389,365.97 EUR, financed by ERDF: 330,961.05 EUR

Program website: https://estlat.eu/en/

This website reflects the views of the author. The managing authority of the programme is not liable for how this information may be used.

Ingrid Hunt

Ingrid Hunt
Project Manager/HR Specialist 
Email: ingrid.hunt@teaduspark.ee
Phone: +3725125298