Navigation path

Left navigation

Additional tools

Who is on the EEPA 2017 shortlist? Time to find out!

We have kept you waiting long enough, today is the day that we can finally reveal which outstanding projects have made it onto the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) 2017 shortlist!

Before we do, we would like to highly commend the hard work of all the 2017 national winners, who have all presented a very high standard of work this year, and made the 2017 EEPA Jury’s decision very difficult. In 2017 305 National EEPA entries were received from 32 participating countries and a total of 56 projects were selected for judging by the awards jury. From these projects 15 were then narrowed down to the:

Promoting the entrepreneurial spirit

Estonia Enterprise Village MTÜ Ettevõtlusküla
Finland Pikkuyrittäjät – Mini company program for primary school Nuori Yrittäjyys ry (JA Finland)
France Start’Up Lycée VISIONARI

Investing in entrepreneurial skills

Estonia Tech Sisters & Digigirls MTÜ Kogukond Tech Sisters
Latvia University of Latvia Student Business Incubator Latvijas Universitāte
Sweden Business Generator Inova

Improving the business environment

Austria Innovation to Company Vienna Chamber of Commerce
Italy
Netherlands Innofest Stichting Innofest
Spain Reempresa FUNDACIÓN CECOT INNOVACIÓN

Supporting the internationalisation of business

Austria Program Internationalization 2015 – 2020 ecoplus International GmbH
Portugal MADEIRA VINTNERS Cooperativa Agrícola do Funchal, CRL em parceria com Direção Regional de Agricultura da Região Autónoma da Madeira
UK Business West International Trade Centre Business West

Responsible and inclusive entrepreneurship

France Adie Microfranchise Solidaire (AMS) Adie (Association pour le Droit à l’Initiative Economique)
Portugal MUNDAR: Change your world – young entrepreneurship contest ACM IP, Gestor do Programa Escolhas in partnership with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

 

Congratulations to all of the shortlisted projects! Promoting Enterprise will be presenting each of the shortlisted projects in greater detail in the coming weeks so be sure to come back to find out more. So who will win an EEPA 2017 award? We will find out at the SME Assembly 2017 in Tallinn this November…

Want to know more? See how many times your country has submitted entries during last years:

 

Also read about the EEPA 2017 national winners, the 2017 EEPA Jury and the EEPA 2016 winners, all right here on Promoting Enterprise.

Leave a reply

Comments and links posted must be appropriate for a public forum. Discussion should be respectful.

  • Useful links

  • Tags

  • RSS Promoting Enterprise

    • Last chance to apply for the Youth Essay Competition 2018! September 20, 2018
      Have you submitted your essay yet? The deadline has been extended until 23 September 2018, so you still have three more days to write and submit your essay before it is too late. Still not sure about entering the competition? Read through what our youth essay competition jury think about the competition and then get writing!  “Over […]
      promotingenterprise
    • The future of physiotherapy – Virgílio Bento September 18, 2018
      Today on Promoting Enterprise we meet entrepreneur Virgílio Bento. Virgílio is from Portugal and is the founder of  SWORD Health, a company working to change the future of physiotherapy. Today he shares with us a snapshot of his entrepreneurial story and his “secret of success”. I became an entrepreneur in 2012 when I finished my PhD. It […]
      promotingenterprise
    • Youth Essay Competiton 2018 – What will make an entry stand out? September 13, 2018
      The 2018 SME Week Youth Essay Competition is looking for your answers to this question: “What steps should entrepreneurs and government take to become more innovative?”   Now that the deadline has been extended until 23 September 2018, you have an extra week to get writing and submit your essays. But how can you make […]
      promotingenterprise
    • COSME helps modular building business go big September 11, 2018
      CUBESPACE, an SME from the Czech Republic, has been building schools, family houses, sport halls and hotels using the modular building system. In 2017, the company decided to expand and produce rental fleet containers. As CUBESPACE Managing Director Martin Kokta makes clear: “We wanted to start cooperating with foreign investors who want to rent property in the […]
      promotingenterprise
    • Meet the EEPA Jury 2018 – Jesús Casado Navarro-Rubio September 6, 2018
      The 2018 EEPA Jury meeting (where the EEPA 2018 shortlist will be decided) is getting closer and so is the announcement of this year’s shortlist. In preparation for the announcement, we have been meeting the new faces of the EEPA 2018 Jury here on Promoting Enterprise including Anna van Nunen and Dr. Matthias Tschirf. Today […]
      promotingenterprise
    • What are the YEC 2018 Jury looking for? – David Gomes September 4, 2018
      The SME Week Youth Essay Competition is getting even closer…only 12 days to go until the deadline on 16 September 2018! Today on Promoting Enterprise we present David Gomes, another Youth Essay Competition jury member. David Gomes will be on the jury as the representative from the JADE Network (The European Confederation of Junior Enterprises), who are […]
      promotingenterprise
    • Meet the EEPA Jury 2018 – Anna Van Nunen August 30, 2018
      Ready to meet another EEPA 2018 Jury member? Today is the turn of Anna van Nunen, Director of Innofest from the Netherlands, which won the EEPA Grand Jury Prize in 2017. Today Anna will be sharing what she will be looking for when judging the EEPA applications this year, and some advice based on her […]
      promotingenterprise
    • What are the YEC 2018 Jury looking for? – Marie-Elisabeth Rusling August 28, 2018
      Who else is on the 2018 YEC Jury with Oksana Vedmidska and Mervi  Pänkäläinen? Today on Promoting Enterprise we would like to introduce Marie-Elisabeth Rusling, CEO of Business Angels Europe. Like her fellow jury members, Marie-Elisabeth will be sharing what she is looking for from this year’s entries and her thoughts on the 2018 question. […]
      promotingenterprise
    • Meet the EEPA Jury 2018 – Dr. Matthias Tschirf August 23, 2018
      Matthias Tschirf is the SME Envoy for Austria and heads the Directorate General for Enterprise Policy in the Austrian Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. As SME Envoy of Austria, Matthias Tschirf is focused on the SMEs which form the backbone of the Austrian economy. His field of activity embraces the quality of Vocational […]
      promotingenterprise
    • What are the YEC 2018 Jury looking for? – Oksana Vedmidska August 21, 2018
      Less than one month to go until the deadline for the 2018 SME Week Youth Essay Competition. There is still time to write an entry, but how can you tailor it for the jury who will be judging it? Last week we spoke to jury member Mervi Pänkäläinen and what she is looking for in […]
      promotingenterprise