1.Business support services improved/created as result of the cross border cooperation:
Elaborated 1 (one) Joint theoretical training programme
|– 11-day theoretical training programme consisting of 7 subjects/modules for new entrepreneurs/artisans in 2 languages (LV and LT). The program is available not only for craftsmen who participated in project training, but also for a much wider range of stakeholders who know the LV or LT language. The program is designed as visually appealing study material online that is easy to use for every potential user. The project partners will be happy to organise and host any theoretical trainings /creative workshops for artisans, designers, students of creative industry, etc., if such a demand will arise.
Created 1 (one) Joint IT platform
|– Joint IT promotion platform in 3 languages (LV, LT and ENG) was created and developed (see; www.latlitartisan.eu). The single IT platform is a very important artisan marketing tool in the future and at the same time a sustainable cooperative tool, as the partners have agreed on further concrete cooperation in its development. A additional agreement between the partners on the future joint maintenance of the IT platform has been concluded. Regular information uploading about crafts activities and attraction of new clients is planned, currently 30 artisan profiles and 120 artisan‘s products are uploaded.
- Improved or created business support infrastructure objects that ensure indirect business support.
Improved business support infrastructure objects 3(three) 1 in each partner location.
Improved infrastructure objects that ensure indirect business support – 3 total, one at each partner location, namely, equipment for wood and paper workshops and equipping of Open Lab and Open classroom for artisans in Dobele, refurbishment and equipping of the training classroom for theoretical training courses in Panevežys and equipment for textile workshops, exposition furniture for presentation of developed products and a photo camera for high quality products presentation on the developed IT platform for Anykščiai
Improved business support infrastructure objects
|Repairs were made in partners’ PP2 premises, which created a more attractive and practical environment for the development of business ideas and trainings.
- Productive investment reached: 30 enterprises received non-financial support.
Joint theoretical training courses
11-day theoretical training courses on 7 subjects on development of creative products and services that is adapted to new markets for 4 mixed cross-border groups of 20 artisans was organised.
Joint creative workshops
Creative workshops for development of new business ideas and products in 5 sectors – textile, glass, wood, ceramics and paper – for 5 mixed cross-border groups of 6 artisans were organised. 30 enterprises received non-financial support.