Entrepreneurship support measures in the Kurzeme Planning Region

Project facts

Project promoter:
Kurzeme Planning Region(LV)
Project Number:
In implementation
Initial project cost:
Donor Project Partners:
Rogaland County(NO)
Other Project Partners
Liepaja City municipality(LV)
Ventspils City municipality(LV)

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The objective of the Project is to reduce differences in the level of socio-economic development and to ensure balanced development in the Kurzeme planning region by promoting business development.

Project Applicant: Kurzeme Planning Region (KPR); partners:  Rogaland County, Liepāja local government, Ventspils local government

Total costs: EUR 949 738.03

The target groups are as follows: KPR, local governments, entrepreneurs, non-governmental organizations, including organizations representing employees, trade unions, young people and natural persons.

Main activities: 1. Strengthening the capacity of the entrepreneurship centre, local governments and the specialists working for the Kurzeme Planning Region (KPR); 2. Promoting the KPR, strengthening its development level and entrepreneurship; 3. Regional mentoring of youth for entrepreneurship; 4. Region specific activities to increase employment and competitiveness.

Expected results:

  • Strengthened operational capacity of companies.
  • Strengthened capacity of the Kurzeme Entrepreneurship Centre
  • Trained specialists in the fields of business promotion and local government cooperation, and strengthened capacity of the KPR.
  • Strengthened business support capacity in local governments.

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