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History

July 1988, initially for a 2-year experimental period, within the framework of Bureau de rapprochement des entreprises (BRE) of the European Commission (EC), as a network of business consultants, supported by a computer tool. Ceased to exist 31 Dec 2000.

Aims

Promote cooperation among SMEs at international level; allow swift and confidential identification of potential partner firms; ensure fuller participation of SMEs in European Community research and development programmes; extend industrial cooperation to countries outside the European Union.

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Activities

Under a system guaranteeing maximum confidentiality, provides a link-up between business advisers who introduce companies seeking business partners into a data base of cooperation profiles; positive response leads to introduction of prospective partners, negative response to automatic distribution of the 'flash profile' to business advisers in the specified geographical area.

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 39 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Commerce
    • Business Enterprises
  • Industry
    • Industry
  • Solidarity
    • Cooperation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F0158

Last News Received

7. Jun 2004
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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