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Albanian Firms Name Top Business Environment Obstacles
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Albanian Firms Name Top Business Environment Obstacles

TIRANA, November 11 Tax rates were considered the main obstacle to films in Albania according to the 2019 Enterprise Survey by the World Bank (WB). The data for the survey were collected from Januarys to May 2019. A total of 377 business owners and senior managers from the sectors of manufacturing, retail, and other services...

What’s New on Innovation, Startups & Digital Policy?
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What’s New on Innovation, Startups & Digital Policy?

TIRANA, November 1 Deadline for 2nd Call of Challenge Fund Extended EU for Innovation shared good news for all the teams and individuals interested to be a part of the second call of the Challenge Fund. The deadline for submitting your application has been extended until Tuesday 12 November 2019. The second call for the...

INSTAT Survey Explains SMEs’ Innovation Capacity
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INSTAT Survey Explains SMEs’ Innovation Capacity

TIRANA, October 18 Innovation is crucial to enhancing the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The lattes survey on innovation capacities of SMEs in Albania found out that innovation activity in enterprises results in disproportion with their size. Findings from a survey on innovation in SMEs conducted by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) shed...

Challenge Fund Launches 2nd Call for Innovative Ideas, Startups, & Organizations
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Challenge Fund Launches 2nd Call for Innovative Ideas, Startups, & Organizations

TIRANA, October 10 The second call for the Challenge Fund was officially launched on Thursday, October 10. The second stage is welcoming proposals that are innovative, sustainable, and feasible. If you have an idea that meets these criteria or, you run a startup or represent an innovation support innovation organization such as a hub, accelerator,...

Albania Urged to Implement New Innovation Strategy in 2017
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Albania Urged to Implement New Innovation Strategy in 2017

TIRANA, January 9 European authorities say that Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo are the only countries in the region still in early stages regarding scientific and research developments. Meanwhile, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro made significant progress. The European Commission drafted several clear requests that should be taken into consideration during 2017. More concretely. Albania...