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New opportunities in the post-covid recovery periodNES 'Seizing new opportunities' serie of workshops, 25th March:
The workshop explored how newcomer businesses can gain from expanding business sectors, such as the Green Deal, the digital economy and the role of social enterprise, and addressed access to finance and risk capital which need to underpin these sectors.
Outreach to migrant and refugee-run businesses in a changing policy environmentNES 'Seizing new opportunities' serie of workshops, March 18th:
The workshop explored how to encourage collaboration and network to improve the support ecosystem building with policy actors, including local and national authorities, and addressed challenges for incubators and accelerators to access support services, focusing on solutions for newcomer enterprises, including the value of inclusive entrepreneurship, e.g. women-run, young entrepreneurs and hard-to-reach communities.
Business support for the post-covid recovery periodNES 'Seizing new opportunities' serie of workshops, March 23rd:
The workshop provided examples of business resilience and crisis innovation, including business remodelling, moving up the value chain and supportive networking, e.g. strengthening digital competences and creating new virtual support formats, and addressed the impact of incubator and accelerator programmes and how to sustain these in the long-run. It also addressed the benefits and challenges of businesses, large and small, working together, including through supplier diversity.