Eskişehir Chamber of Industry (Turkey)

Project Title:

“Develop SMEs and Clusters by International Networking”

Project Coordinator:

Eskişehir Chamber of Industry (Turkey)

Project Partners:

  • Barcelona Chamber of Commerce (Spain)

  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Chamber of Commerce (France)

  • Sivas Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Turkey)

Overall objective:

Assist Turkish and European SMEs and Clusters in order to develop and further expand their international business by creating networks between counterparts.

Specific objectives:

  1. Determine the needs and requirements of SMEs and Clusters in terms of international networking and coordination;

  2. Increase the capacity of Chambers, Clusters and SMEs on the international networking, marketing and cooperation;

  3. Improve capacity of Turkish Chambers (Eskişehir CI and Sivas CCI) by adding new units for cluster coordination;

  4. Raise the awareness of Chamber staff, members and clusters regarding the EU-Turkey Customs Union and its development;

  5. Develop social dialogue between partners in line with European social dialogue principles.