Enterprise Support Programmes for local SMEs. Social Enterprise/ Social Innovation support for community and voluntary groups, social enterprises and cooperatives across NI. Feasibility Studies, Business Plans, Strategic Planning and Evaluations for the public, private and community sector.
Transnational experience gained through delivery of various INTERREG programmes. Most recent was delivery of INTERREG IVA Tradelinks 2 programme (2010-2014). £3m cross border business development programme, aimed to assist and grow the micro enterprise sector across the border counties of Ireland.
The partner Enterprise North West will be the coordinator of the Working Group on Social Economy building on their expertise in delivering Support Programmes for Social Enterprise/ Social Innovation support for community and voluntary groups, social enterprises and cooperatives.
Enterprise North West will facilitate the collaboration of stakeholders locally to engage in a common vision of enhancing the social innovation capacity of Northern Ireland. They will carry out the Social analysis mapping to identify and implement the pilot actions on social clauses, young social innovation and recycling cluster, to later assess the impact through the Tool kit. In cooperation with the partnership, they will produce the social innovation trend reports and they will finally involve the policy makers, stakeholders and practitioners in the project communication and capitalization. They will work closely with Derry City and Strabane District Council leading to guarantee the future sustainability and project dissemination.