BeSHARED

The scope of the BeShared project is to identify and select those European SMEs and social enterprises with high-growth potential and ability to benefit from the shared economy based on an assessment of their needs. These SMEs will be connected with existing or new initiatives of shared platforms at regional, national or EU level with the objective being to establish strong cooperation between them. Those SMEs and enterprises will also be provided with training and coaching services.
They will be guided on the strategy and approach to develop their business based on their specific needs. If necessary they will be connected to the right service by providing advisory services, innovation and internationalisation services, and signposting to specialised service providers.

Duration
2017 to 2019
Funding
COSME
Subject Category
entrepreneurship
EKT Role
WP leader
Result
The scope of the BeShared project is to identify and select those European SMEs and social enterprises with high-growth potential at a cross-border level and ability to benefit from the sharing economy based on an assessment of their needs, to connect these SMEs with existing or new initiatives of shared platforms at regional, national or EU level with the objective to establish strong cooperation between them, with the aim to empower them also with regard to internationalisation skills, to organize and document events to discuss the development of the collaborative economy in Europe and the opportunities and challenges this offers to SMEs, to provide the SMEs and enterprises in the target groups with training and coaching services. They will be guided on the strategy and approach to develop their business based on their specific needs. If necessary they will be connected to the right service by providing advisory services, innovation and internationalization services, and signposting to specialized service providers. The EEN partners involved in the project will be able to advise their clients regarding the implementation of new business models coming from the sharing economy.