Consortium Partners Meeting in Paris: A Recap of the ExcellEnt Project Event
28 June, 2024

On June 26-27, 2024, the vibrant city of Paris played host to an important gathering of consortium partners for the ExcellEnt Project. Organized by Creative Cluster, this two-day event brought together key stakeholders for intensive discussions on project progress, achievements, and the road ahead. The meeting was dedicated to a a comprehensive review of the […]

Pan European Online Workshop: Unlocking Entrepreneurial Potential in Europe
29 May, 2024

Does synergy foster economic growth? It still does. Europe is still standing together to encourage the region’s economic development. Which challenges are we facing in 2024? What threats prevent us from further European prosperity? And what actions should the government, educational system, entrepreneurs, and social organizations take to foster economic growth and innovations? On May […]

D3 Entrepreneurial Best Practices Report
16 May, 2024

D3 Entrepreneurial Best Practices Report as part of the ExcellEnt project, showcases the initiative’s commitment to enhancing European entrepreneurship through youth employability and a culture of sharing resources. The report bridges the gap between academic institutions and innovation enablers, aiming to align formal educational practices with the dynamic needs of the entrepreneurial sector.

D1.2 Mapping of the Key Entrepreneurial Competences
14 May, 2024

Deliverable D1.2, ‘Mapping of the key entrepreneurial competences’, focuses on a comprehensive analysis of the interview results gathered in Deliverable 1.1., from the perspectives of entrepreneurial competences and attitudes. Our main objective in this deliverable is to identify the most important competencies and attitudes that make entrepreneurs successful across six ecosystems. This research also investigates […]

Unlocking Entrepreneurial Potential: Online Workshops for Greece, Bulgaria, Ireland, France, Turkey and Ukraine
7 May, 2024

Are you eager to explore the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship in Europe? Do you want to be part of insightful discussions that uncover the current situations, needs, challenges, and best practices shaping the entrepreneurial ecosystem across the EU? Then mark your calendars for our upcoming Online Workshop for entrepreneurs in Bulgaria, France, Greece, Ireland, Turkey, […]

Ireland — a Global Hub with International Headquarters
19 April, 2024

Ireland is a Global hub, where top international companies locate their headquarters. The Irish entrepreneurial and business ecosystem is in a strong position. According to Professor Roy Foster, the cause for the success was a combination of ‘a new sense of initiative’ and factors such as low taxation, pro-business regulatory policies, and a young, tech-savvy […]

French Vibrant and Diverse Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
11 April, 2024

France has a vibrant and diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem characterized by a mix of traditional and innovative industries. Overwhelmed by institutions and traditional thinking in government agencies, France still shows a vibrant growth of tech startups, some of them becoming European industry leaders. France’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has become more dynamic in the last 4 years when […]

Turkey – One of the Fastest Growing ICT Sectors in the Globe
28 March, 2024

With geographical and cultural proximity to several countries, a large domestic market and dynamic economy, and enabling institutions growing both in quantity and quality, Turkey offers unique advantages for the entrepreneurs to start and scale their businesses. In the Global Innovation Index (GII), the country has the 37th rank in the world in 2022 (WIPO, […]

Bulgaria — Growing Tech and Innovation Hub in Southeast Europe
11 March, 2024

Bulgaria is a growing tech and innovation hub in Southeast Europe. As of 2023, Bulgaria is ranked 38th worldwide in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index. Country is progressively positioning itself as a digital-forward nation, emphasizing the integration of advanced technologies into its entrepreneurial landscape. Bulgaria offers a range of amenities specifically designed to nurture budding […]

Uprising Greek Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
29 February, 2024

Greece is a growing hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, with skilled professionals, government support, and direct investments in several sectors. The entrepreneurial ecosystem in Greece is an evolving landscape marked by increasing dynamism, collaboration, and innovation. From healthcare and technology to energy and tourism, the Greek entrepreneurial ecosystem exhibits a unique blend of traditional expertise […]

D33 Impact Measurement and Monitoring
18 January, 2024

Deliverable D33, ‘Impact Measurement and Monitoring’ of the ExcellEnt project, details a structured approach for assessing and evaluating the project’s impact. It focuses on tracking and measuring effectiveness against key performance indicators (KPIs) and strategic objectives (SOs) related to entrepreneurial success, ecosystem diversity, and strengthening. The deliverable outlines four strategic objectives and five deliverable elements, […]

D16 Communication and Dissemination Actions Report – First Report
18 January, 2024

The objective of the deliverable is to outline the strategy for dissemination and communication activities carried out during the project. The D16 deliverable is structured in four sections addressing the different aspects that a communication plan may focus on. In the first section it covers the methodology, procedures, obligations regarding communication activities in the ExcellEnt […]

D5 Report on the SWOT Analysis of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
18 January, 2024

This report from the ExcellEnt project examines the dynamics of entrepreneurial ecosystems in six European countries (Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Ukraine, France, and Ireland). It presents detailed SWOT analyses of each country to understand their strengths and weaknesses in fostering new ventures.

D1 Compendium of interview with entrepreneurial ecosystem stakeholders
18 January, 2024

This document investigates the resources and paths needed to become a successful entrepreneur in Europe. It involves studying practices of successful entrepreneurs across six European ecosystems, analyzing support programs from various organizations and policymakers, and comparing business realities with academic models in entrepreneurship. The methodology employs an experiential learning approach, emphasizing real-world entrepreneurial stories to […]

Open Access to Project Research and Development
11 December, 2023

Sharing the good news — from now on, all of research&development materials made within the project are freely available. Including: Analysis of Successful Entrepreneurial Trajectories Prepared by Booster Labs, the Analysis of Successful Entrepreneurial Trajectories identifies the key success trajectories of entrepreneurs from 6 European ecosystems – France, Greece, Bulgaria, Ireland, Turkey and Ukraine. The methodology […]