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CONECTA PYME 4.0
Digital transformation as a management strategy for SMEs in Euroace region

Challenge

Conecta Pyme Project aims to develop a crossborder support system to SMEs in Euroace region (Center, Alentejo and Extremadura) to incorporate technologies and strategies to Digital transformation that improve SMEs competitiveness.

For that it will be developed activities, programs and tools that contribute to promote Innovation and competitiveness in companys through the application of technology. These initiatives will also contribute to the development of new business projects based on the digital economy. The aim is to improve the competitiveness of small and medium-sized companies, giving priority to promoting entrepreneurship, thus facilitating the development of new ideas and boosting the creation of new companies, through, for example, business incubators.

Solution

The main objective of this project is to improve the necessary and favourable conditions for the increase of new business initiatives.

Objectives, Activities and Results expected / achieved

Specific Objectives:
• Promote the training and qualification of human resources in companies, adapting them to new professional profiles, and adapting them to new business models;

• Increase the productivity and competitiveness of companies in the Euroace space, incorporating technological improvements that optimize production processes and business strategies, generating higher growth rates and job creation;

• Promote business cooperation through a network of contacts between companies, the development of tools and collaborative environments and the transfer and exchange of knowledge that promote the incorporation of digital technologies and processes in companies.

This project arises in response to the new challenges generated by the digital society. Democratization and the optimization of access to information have forced the need for companies to adapt to new technologies that respond to the demands that new markets place on a global level.

Project Reference

0743_CONECTA_PYME_4_0_4_E

Funding


Intervention Region

Portugal and Spain

Total Investment

966.435,68

IPN Investment

19.999,97

Total Eligible

966.435,68

IPN Eligible

19.999,97

EC Funding – Total

966.435,68

EC Funding – IPN

14.999,98

Duration

48 Months

Start Date

2018-04-01

End Date

2022-04-05

Approval Date

2019-03-28

Consortium

Dirección General de Empresa y Competitividad de La Consejería de Economia e Infraestructuras de La Junta de Extremadura
CIEBI/BIC - Centro de Inovação Empresarial da Beira Interior
Extremadura Avante, S.L.U.
Fundacion Computaex
Servicio Extremeño Público de Empleo
Dirección General de Formación Para El Empleo
Consehería de Educación y Empleo
Junta de Extremadura
Instituto Pedro Nunes - Associação Para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento em Ciência e Tecnologia
Universidade de Évora

Partners



Website

https://ipnconectapyme.pt

Keywords

Industry 4.0;
Digital Transformation;
Digital Leadership;
Training.