Bringing neighbours closer
Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia–Lithuania Programme 2014–2020!About the programme
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Project Duration: 01.05.2018 - 30.04.2020
Project ERDF Financing: 120721
Project call: 2nd call
The project is target at local craftsmens (30 persons) 15 participants from each country. Latvian-Lithuanian cross border area, namely, Utena district county in Lithuania, and Rezekne municipality wider Latgala region in Latvia. Lithuanian and Latvian border regions – Utena and Rezekne – encounter very similar problems regarding business sector: high unemployment rate of young people, emigration, lack of information about e-business creation. The project “The Business Of Future” focused on creative industries sector which is vitally important for knowledge and information economy development. The main aim of the project is to create employment opportunities for creative industries representatives by strengthening entrepreneurs, knowledge of electronic commerce, application of innovative IT technologies. During the project 30 creative industries representatives – artists, craftsmen, designers – will step by step learn how to develop e-business: 4 practical trainings (Professional experts will share their knowledge in opening an e-shop on different platforms, SEO, make up and commercial photography, post production, marketing, business conditions and expansion, shipping), 2 Art Fairs ( traditional Art Fairs 1 per each country. To strengthen cooperation between the representatives of the creative industries of both countries) 1 Tech Camp (start running a real e-shop.).
Project results and continuity: 6 (3 per each country) new enterprises established (e-shops, legal entities), interactive, easily understandable and free training program, available for everyone, who wants to establish new business on electronic channels.
No news for this project!
During the project, all the training materials provided by the lecturers were collected. The lecturers prepared video presentations in which they briefly provided all the necessary information on the topic being taught. All training material is available on the website, created during the project – www.busyfuture.eu. The material provided is available to everyone.
EN version -www.busyfuture.eu
LV version – www.busyfuture.eu/lv
LT version – www.busyfuture.eu/lt
6 project participants, 3 from Lithuania and 3 from Latvia, opened an online shopping store on the etsy platform.
Links to e.shops: