Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice (Coordinator)

Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Katowice is an institution supporting small and medium size companies in the Silesian Region of Poland for 30 years. We consist of more than 500 companies located in Poland and rest part of Europe. Our mission is to support SME and cooperate with the scientific, business, (self)government and government institutions to create the supporting environment for business in the World, we place great importance on the international cooperation of our organization, thanks to which we allow our members to develop on foreign markets. We are the organizer of the European Congress of Small and Medium Size Enterprises – the biggest event dedicated to SME in Europe.



Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI) is one of the largest chambers of commerce in Greece, and the largest independent networking and business support organisation in Crete. Representing the interests of approx. 22.000 members from all sectors of the economy, the Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry offer its members a wide range of practical and professional advisory services. HCCI is a public body established in 1918, receives no subsidy from any governmental body and it is financed entirely by its members’ contributions and fees and by community grants.

The HCCI’s role is to act as an advisor and consultant to the general government for issues concerning commerce, industry and other issues relevant to economic development. In addition, the HCCI aims to encourage and support private initiatives to the greatest possible extent in order to assure the necessary conditions for the promotion of healthy entrepreneurship.

A high priority aim for the Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the continuous improvement of the services it provides to its members, in order to support their economic welfare.

HCCI is a member in the following bodies:


  • Enterprise Europe Network
  • International Chamber of Commerce
  • Euro-Chambers – Member of the network of the Association of the European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Insuleur – Network of the Insular Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the E.U.
  • Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Development


  • Union of Hellenic Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Chambers Group for the Development of Greek Isles


  • Pancretan Co-operative Bank
  • International Exhibition Centre of Crete
  • Company for the Development of Cretan Enterprises ANAPTYKSIAKI SA



Danmar Computers LLC is a private company operating in the field of Information Technology and providing vocational training in this field. Danmar has an extensive experience in developing modern Web and mobile applications that are used for educational purposes. Danmar also has long-term experience of carrying out European projects within which company’s R&D staff conducts research and prepares trainings tailored to the needs of various learners. During 18 years, Danmar has successfully implemented over 100 projects within Grundtvig, Leonardo da Vinci, Progress and recently Erasmus+.

In many of these projects Danmar was responsible for designing and coordinating dissemination strategies. Danmar Computers is the developer and provider of AdminProject (, the on-line system for management of European projects. All activities of the company are based on wide and well-established cooperation network, both on national and international levels. The national networks include training and counselling institutions, universities, schools, non-governmental organisations as well as private sector companies. International network include partners of various profiles coming from every European Union’s country. Danmar Computer’s mission is the promotion of life-long education and assurance of equal access to education for everyone with the use of modern technology.



CENFIM – Home & Contract furnishings cluster and innovation hub has the mission to contribute to improve the competitiveness of furniture producers and companies along all interiors value chain. It was created by wood and furniture sector companies associations and public entities as a non-profit organization. It has 140 associated companies from the furnishings sector: furniture, carpentry, flooring, bathrooms, lighting and home textiles.

CENFIM contributes to the member companies competitiveness improving their innovation and commercialisation capacities through promoting collaborative projects and providing training. In order to support member companies commercialization, CENFIM has created the hotel interiors marketplace, InteriHOTEL (, with an annual edition in Barcelona, the showrooms WEcontract in Barcelona and in Madrid and the B2B online platform Moreover it organize direct and reverse mission to and for different relevant international markets.The innovation activities of CENFIM are focused on 4 areas:

  • digitization,
  • circular economy,
  • product design,
  • organization management.



The Association for the Education and Valorisation of Aveiro Region (AEVA) was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organisation to meet the needs of local businesses in tackling skills mismatch by bringing education and the working world closer together. In this scope, AEVA is an umbrella association of competences with 13 brands, including the largest private VET school in Portugal, EPA (, and offers various education IVET, CVET, TVET and RVCC paths, targeting both young and adult people, most of them facing fewer opportunities.


Fondazione Ifel Campania

The Foundation IFEL Campania is an agency of Regione Campania that carries out socioeconomic studies and researches, assists and supports the process of reform and innovation of the Local Public Administration. It counts of over 250 experts and consultants supporting, assisting and training civil servants on numerous and varied topics of interest for local authorities in the areas of finance, welfare, education, ITC, local economy and urban systems, economic development and production activities.

IFEL Campania carries out research activities on its own, as well as  in cooperation with partners of high scientific standing via joint research protocols with several Universities and Research Institutes and grants the Foundation annually makes available in favour of young researchers. Furthermore IFEL is involved planning, implementation and dissemination of regional databases containing information on finance and local economy, to support the activities of local authorities in the management of financial, human and instrumental resources and consequently in publishing annual reports on local regional finance and technical and training assistance to the staff of local authorities;

In so far as training is concerned IFEL provides technical assistance and direct training to the Region, the regional authorities and the Local Authorities of Campania. These actions are aimed at the qualification and re-qualification of the personnel, and to the enhancement of the knowledge and skills professionalism of the regional and local administration. Training activities are also provided with the use of the digital tools and internet based technologies in order to achieve also organizational improvement, simplification, innovation. All training actions are constantly monitored to pursue aims of  management control, measurement and performance evaluation processes.




Munster Technological University

Munster Technological University is a multi-campus technological university, contributing to the region through the provision of academic programmes that support student development and opportunities, education and research. MTU has an extensive and impressive regional footprint with six campuses across the South-West region in Cork and Kerry, a student body of 18,000, offering more than 140 programmes and with numerous links with colleges worldwide.  The aim of MTU is to provide education and research opportunities for career-focused learners and to develop long term partnerships with industry and community.  Through partnering with industry and community, MTU will seek out dynamic cross-sector relationships with start-ups, innovators and industry leading companies. MTU will continue to invest in the future with state-of-the-art research, education, enterprise, cultural and sports facilities.