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Sme Academy Avignon
The SMEs Academy Avignon is an international, not for profit organization based in Brussels, to promote economic, social and sustainable research, training the trainer activities, capacity building workshops to support business strategies and related solutions for craft, small and medium sized enterprises and their organizations at EU and International level.
The mission promoted by the European Academy of SMEs
To respond to the growing need for new skills, competences and knowledge, conceiving “capacity building” and tailor-made training programs for SMEs organization and their business members, International/National/regional Public and Private actors;
To participate, as a research and technical support body to EU/Institutions, on strategic SME challenges such as globalizations and technical standard, circular economy, innovation and digitization, optimal use of European structural funds, cross sector social dialogue;
To contribute in providing knowledge based scientific research/reports and to conduct public awareness campaigns by SMEs communities to analyze the effectiveness and impact of European policies on SMEs and wider stakeholders;
To promote small business values in the EU, competition, competitiveness and economic cohesion, especially micro and small-sized enterprises, by identifying European policies and growth sustainable solutions, growth in investment, and more generally of employment;
To anticipate and to identify main changes that are taking place in the Internal Market and in the processes of globalization and in SMEs “value chains”, able to transfer EU “added value” by enhancing the experiences and SMEs and organizations practices;
To collaborate with other similar European /International organizations on the scientific and technical level through independent technical experts, elaboration of specific Observatory and publications, periodical studies, multilingual material and on – line training tools and publications, conferences, newsletters.