News and Publications2020-12-22T00:12:26+01:00

Regional Innovation

2212, 2020

Programi Connect Albania, një mekanizëm ri për të investuar në Shqipëri

OM në Shqipëri ka prezantuar Connect Albania, një program të ri për rritjen e investimeve në Shqipëri. Programi Connect Albania do të angazhojë si Agjentë Zhvillimi anëtarët e Diasporës Shqiptare në të gjithë botën, me një fokus të veçantë, në fazën e tij të parë, në Diasporën Shqiptare që jeton [...]

1812, 2020

Official launch of the PowerUP program

On 12 November 2020 the World Bank, European Union, Western Balkans Enterprise Development and Innovation Facility, and Deloitte officially launched PowerUP program – Capacity Building for Early Stage Firms in the Western Balkans.The program is designed for SMEs and start-ups and it aims to boost their business growth and strengthen [...]

1812, 2020

Western Balkans Agenda On Innovation, Research, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport

The Western Balkans Agenda on Innovation, Research, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport outlines a comprehensive, long-term strategy for cooperation with the Western Balkans. It will contribute to the economic development and regional cooperation in the Western Balkans alongside the overall EU support for a rapid restart of the region’s economy. [...]

1712, 2020


The European Commission adopted a comprehensive Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans, which aims to spur the long-term economic recovery of the region, support a green and digital transition, foster regional integration and convergence with the European Union. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President [...]

Startups and Funding

2112, 2020


Wasteless developed an interesting solution that uses Artificial Intelligence to reduce food waste; their algorithm in fact calculates the optimal discount of fresh products as the expiration date gets closer. Full price for longer expiring products, or discounted for those expiring sooner? Thanks to Wasteless, that's now a customers' choice. [...]

1812, 2020

Can Private Equity or Venture Capital Work for You

Here it is – the online-publication on Private Equity/Venture Capital Training preparedness for SMEs: “Can Private Equity or Venture Capital Work for You”, released by the World Bank. This guide is targeted at SME owners and managers of SMEs in the Western Balkans who are interested in developing their businesses [...]

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