The project was co-financed by European Commission (Tacis Institution Building Partnership Program (IBPP) – Support to Civil Society and Local Initiatives). It aimed at fostering entrepreneurship in the region of Zhytomyr by activating a strategy that includes business training, networking with Ukrainian and European organizations, and creating the necessary prerequisites for the establishment of a physical business incubator for new SMEs in the target region.
The main activities of project can be grouped into two broad categories:
- effective support to the local SMEs via the provision of Business training
- examination of the possibility to integrate the existing Business Incubation Services of ZCIC to a Physical Business Incubator in order to better promote SMEs activities and to create the appropriate conditions for their future development.