United Export Forces
Project start: 2015, end: - 2017 Project Duration: 24 months
The Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania, having assessed the applications submitted by various organizations in the framework measure No. 3 of Priority 3, the "Promotion of the Competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises" of the European Union funds Investment Promotion Program 2014-2020. 03.2.1-LVPA-K-801 "New opportunities LT", which aims to encourage enterprises to more actively seek foreign partners and increase sales in foreign markets, approved 17 projects and allocated 4.22 million euros to implement them.
Among these projects is the Vilnius CCIC project "United Export Forces", the main objective of which is to encourage very small, small and medium-sized enterprises to search for new foreign markets and to expand existing markets. In order to achieve this goal, in 2015-2017 it is foreseen to organize the participation of representatives of Lithuanian companies in 3 international exhibitions, 6 international business missions.
There will be a joint venture with the following exhibitions: AF L'Artigiano in Fiera (Milan, Italy) in 2015 and 2016 and Light + Building (Frankfurt, Germany) in 2016. In 2015 there are planned business missions to Italy and Poland, 2016 to the USA, Azerbaijan and Belarus, and in 2017, a business mission to Israel. It is planned that 27 Lithuanian companies will participate in the project, which will create conditions for business and export development. It is planned that after the projects implementation, the total export volumes of these companies will increase by 59.77%.
The total value of the project is: 130334,25 EUR.