The Bringing Together project organizes a round table on acceleration programs within the framework of the Forum of SMEs

On December 9 (15:20-16:50, Moscow time), a round table on the topic: "Acceleration programs in business support infrastructure and the potential for international cooperation" will be held within the framework of the XIX Forum of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of St. Petersburg. The event, which is organized by the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Bringing Together project, will be held in an online format.

The moderator of the event will be Ludmila Karelina, vice-president of the SPbCCI, leader of the Bringing Together project. Key speakers will include Lev Kuznetsov, Director of the Unified Entrepreneurship Center, Elizaveta Urosova, Director of the Ingria Business Incubator, Roman Koshelev, Head of the Center for the Corporate Accelerator of Start-up Projects, Russian Railways, Alexey Udovichenko, Head of the Ioffe-LUT Accelerator, Technology Transfer Center of the Ioffe Institute of Physics and Technology, Valentina Chaplinskaya, Project Expert of the representative office of the South-East Finland-Russia CBC Programme 2014-2020, Sergey Troshkov, expert on cross-border cooperation projects, Kotka City Administration, Finland, Vyacheslav Volkov, Development Director of GlobalTech Group Oy, Finland.

Participants will discuss such issues as existing acceleration programs and their role in supporting SME projects, successful cases, the South-East Finland-Russia CBC Programme 2014-2020 as a tool for SME development in border regions, accelerators in Finland and their role in companies entering the international market, the Bringing Together platform as a communication and information platform for SMEs.

We invite you to take part in the round table and other events of the Forum. Forum website - To watch the broadcast, viewers need to register on the website and get a link to view.

The Forum of SMEs is the central event and the final event of the year for small and medium-sized enterprises. This is an open dialogue between business and government, the exchange of entrepreneurial experience, as well as the presentation of opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises.

03 December 2021