Success Stories


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Business across borders

Going international | Materials
7 April 2014
An Italian company specialised in energy-efficient buildings was keen to open a branch in London but had no idea how to go about it. The Enterprise Europe Network stepped in and made a complicated process simple.

A vision for the future

Access to EU funding | ICT Industry & Services
10 March 2014
A Spanish SME advised by the Enterprise Europe Network joins an EU-funded research project to develop a computer tablet for the visually impaired.

Prescription for growth

Going international |
11 February 2014
A visit to a research lab in Germany arranged by the Enterprise Europe Network opens new doors for a Finnish health technology SME.

Scoring across the board

Access to EU funding |
27 January 2014
Electronic messaging boards can display information in increasingly sophisticated ways while saving energy. An Estonian high-tech company recently set up a research consortium to develop outdoor electronic message board applications, and thanks to the Enterprise Europe Network found a partner in Northern Ireland with hands-on experience in sports scoreboards.

Training at the top

Technology transfer |
13 January 2014
A training facility for technicians in the offshore wind sector is to open in the UK thanks to the Enterprise Europe Network. For the past three years, Network members Enterprise Europe in Yorkshire and Innovation Norway have been building a platform for collaboration in the industry, and this is one exciting outcome.

The wine analysers

Technology transfer | BioChemTech
4 December 2013
It pays to know about wine when you live in Spain’s La Rioja region, where grapes have been harvested since the Phoenicians. A small biotech company from Logroño sells nano-biosensors to the food and wine industries. Thanks to the Enterprise Europe Network, they are now testing two portable analysers made by Biorealis, a high-tech company from Bratislava, Slovakia.

Decorative coating finds a new home

Going international |
18 November 2013
Thanks to the Enterprise Europe Network, a Polish SME joins forces with a Belgian innovator of home-decorating products.

Bright future for metal innovation

Going international |
4 November 2013
The Enterprise Europe Network matches a Dutch supplier to the composites industry with a German developer of a promising new technology

EU dough for bakery

 
Access to EU funding | Services and Retail
21 October 2013
A Romanian SME adds jobs and sees profits soar after getting expert advice from the Enterprise Europe Network.

Healthy air project finds perfect partner

Technology transfer | Environment
15 October 2013
When Danish entrepreneur Poul Jessen was searching for a final partner to add to a consortium looking to measure contaminants in air systems, a connection between the Jutland and Trier Network members found the ideal company to add to his bid.

Branching out in new directions

Going international | ICT Industry & Services
7 October 2013
Research partners brought together by the Enterprise Europe Network are developing an ICT platform for the forestry sector.

Window of opportunity for glass innovator

 
Intellectual property |
30 September 2013
The Enterprise Europe Network helps a Polish SME seek patent protection for glass-processing technologies.

Crash-course in hemp fibre

Technology transfer | Textile & Fashion
23 September 2013
Growing industrial hemp seemed like an excellent idea to farmers in Latvia, but they didn’t have the expertise to process its fibre.The Enterprise Europe Network introduced them to developers in the Czech Republic who sold them the machines and the knowhow, and now their list of clients is growing by the day

A blossoming new partnership

Going international | Woman Entrepreneurship
16 September 2013
The Enterprise Europe Network helps a Swedish designer land a Polish manufacturer for her new ceramic vase

Loading up on new business

22 July 2013
The Enterprise Europe Network helps a UK transport accessories start-up find a distributor in Italy for its cargo-stacking innovation.

New uses for green technology

Technology transfer |
15 July 2013
Thanks to the Enterprise Europe Network, a Spanish waste recycling company visited a brokerage event where they spotted an Italian firm’s filtration system that gave them new ideas.

Russian steps

Going international | Materials
8 July 2013
Breaking into the Russian market has created exciting new opportunities for a Spanish company that makes concrete additive dispensers, used to stop concrete from solidifying too soon.

Earth-shaking partnership

Access to EU funding |
1 July 2013
Thanks to the Enterprise Europe Network’s in-depth knowledge of EU-funded projects, an Austrian research centre seeking partners for a geo-monitoring project found a Norwegian company specialised in survey systems and solutions.

Finding the right recipe

Going international | Agrofood
24 June 2013
Guided by the Enterprise Europe Network, a French food speciality SME sources balsamic cream from Italy for its flavoured syrups.

Prescription for success

Going international | Healthcare
17 June 2013
An Irish developer of a hand-hygiene innovation for hospitals lands a German distributor with help from the Enterprise Europe Network.