Exporting smart cities.

Duration: 1.10.2015 – 30.9.2018

Project partner: SISP Swedish Incubators & Science Parks, Stockholm, Sweden, Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, Tallinn, Estonia, Turku Science Park Ltd, Turku, Finland, Västerås Science Park AB, Västerås, Sweden, Posintra Ltd, Porvoo, Finland

Funding: 1.419.997, 25 euros from the European Regional Development Fund.



23 mars 2017

SME2GO is a EU funded growth project that ran between 2016-2018 to increase exports of smart city solutions from the Central Baltic region to new markets.

For three years, SME2GO focused on increasing the cooperation between growth-oriented SMEs and multinational enterprises with solutions for smart cities within the region to create synergies, new cross-boarder business opportunities, and export.

The participants in the growth project were offered Networking, International marketing and sales training, Matchmaking, Market intelligence, and Customized support.

The project worked as a unique opportunity for innovative and growth-oriented companies to create business in new markets.

Project in a nutshell: The project SME2Go aimed at: Improving the competitiveness of smary city solution provides. The project brought together SMEs and their knowhow , trained them in sales and marketing skills, provided market intelligence and formed consortia out of these SMEs with readiness to enter new markets. The project resulted in 8 cross border consortia of Central Baltic smart city SME’s which will lead to new sales in relevant target markets achieved either during or shortly (1-2 years) after the project implementation.

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SME2GO is an EU growth initiative supporting Swedish, Finnish and Estonian smart city SMEs in reaching new markets.

Together with multinational enterprises the initiative creates synergies, new cross-boarder business opportunities and exports.

SME2GO is run by five innovation partners from Sweden, Finland and Estonia.

5 reasons to join

1. Network with multinationals and growth SMEs
2. Join international marketing and sales training sessions
3. Partner up with Nordic smart city companies and scale
4. Get access to market intelligence
5. Accelerate thru science parks and industry expert support


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