International projects

Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management is specialized in entrepreneurship and small business research, teaching and consulting. His main clients are in government (Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Higher Education and Technology, National Research Agency), governmental agencies, policy making bodies and companies. Institute is partnering with European Network for Social and Economic Research (ENSR) providing national expertise in many projects run by the network. He is also active member of the GERA – Global Entrepreneurship Research Association and some other research networks.

Participation in international projects since 2004:

  • SMEs Access to Alternative Dispute Resolution (2005-2006)
  • SMEs Innotool Box (2005)
  • Promoting craft and SMEs in the area of European standardisation (2004-2007)
  • A study on practices and policies in the social enterprise sector in Europe (2005-2007)
  • Employment Initiatives for an Ageing Workforce in the New Member States Plus Romania and Bulgaria (2005-2006)
  • Benchmarking regional and national support services for SMEs in the field of intellectual and industrial property rights (2005-2007)
  • A comparative study of best practices in the area of social protection for new entrepreneurs and their spouses and an analysis of the degree to which the level of social protection acts as an incentive to business creation (2005-2007)
  • Innovative Actions to provide good company practice on worker mobility for SMEs and PES (2006)
  • Largest EU Companies (2007)
  • Skill Shortages in Regional SMEs (2007)
  • Cluster policy mapping (2007)
  • Overview of Family Business Relevant Issues (2007-2008)
  • The Interaction Between Local Employment Development and Corporate Social Responsibility (2008)
  • Providing Reasonable Accommodation for Persons with Disabilities in the EU – Best Practices and Financing Schemes (2007-2008)
  • The economics of entrepreneurial activity and SMEs: Policy implications for the EU (2008)
  • Study on non-legislative initiatives for companies to promote gender equality at the workplace (2009)
  • Representativeness of business organisations for SMEs in the EU member states (2008 - 2009)
  • Small business performance review, SBA Fact Sheet (2008 - 2010)
  • Internationalisation of European SMEs (2009)
  • Opportunities for the internationalisation of EU SMEs to third countries (2009 - 2010)
  • Data collection and performance indicators to monitor the European research policy - LOT 2 (2010 - 2011)
Other international projects:

  • INTERREG III A, Sosedski program Slovenija / Madžarska / Hrvaška, Podjetniški potencial raziskovalno-razvojnih aktivnosti na univerzitetnih središčih in njihov prenos v mala in srednja podjetja (MSP) v čezmejni regiji (2004-2006)
  • Leonardo da Vinci project: Creative trainer (2007-2009)
  • Leonardo da Vinci project: ESIL – European sustainable innovative livence (2008-2010)
  • Tempus project: ICES – International centre for entrepreneurial studies (2007-2009)









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