Republican Centre for Technology Transfer (RCTT) invites representatives of regional offices and branch offices of RCTT to take part in a training session organized in the framework of the project "Financial Facilities for SMEs: training and capacity building for Business Support Organisations in non-EU member states of the Central European Initiative - FIT4SMEs" implemented by Informest (http://www.informest.it), Development Agency for Economic Cooperation based in Gorizia, Italy and financed by the Central European Initiative (CEI) www.ceinet.org through its Know Exchange Programme and by the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy.
The training is organized by Informest in close cooperation with the Association of Economic Development of Ivano-Frankivsk with the support of the RCTT.
The training session aimed at providing tools and information on International Financial Institutions instruments for supporting SMEs.
The training dedicated to Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine will be held on the 24th and 25th May 2012 in Kiev (Ukraine).
Guided by a specialised panel of lecturers, participants will deepen their knowledge on available IFI (World Bank/IFC, EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EIB European Investment Bank & others) programs and financing facilities, with a particular focus, based on the feedback received from the Needs Assessment Questionnaire provided at the opening of FIT4SMEs, on the following:
- Joint IFI Action Plan
EBRD SBS Small Business Support Team - EGP Enterprise Growth Programme, ex TAM, and BAS Business Advisory Services
- EBRD TFP - Trade Facilitation Programme
- EBRD Moldova Microlending Framework and Ukraine Microlending Programme
EIB Easterns Partners Facility
IFC Country Partnership Strategies
WB/IFC Acces to Finance and Competitiveness Enahancement Services and programmes
Practical advices and useful information will be provided by local experts from managing institutions, consultants and commercial bank’s representatives that co-operate in implementing the above mentioned facilities and programmes. The second day of the training will be dedicated to one to one meeting with selected lecturers.
The training course is provided free of charge, financial support for travel and/or accommodation will be available depending on the number of confirmations received by the deadline set on the 06th April 2012.
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FIT4SMEs-II is the second step of a 24-month programme developed by Informest and financed by the Central European Initiative through its Know-How Exchange Programme (www.ceinet.org/KEP) and by the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy. The programme has a twofold objective:
- to strengthen skills and improve capacities of participating Business Support Organisation in the field of financial instruments made available by International Financial Institutions to small and medium sized enterprises;
- to provide technical assistance to a pilot group of selected SMEs in each recipient country to facilitate their access to international financial schemes for investments.
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