Supporting knowledge capacity in ICT among SME to engage in growth and innovation


An interregional cooperation project for improving SME competitiveness policies.


SKILLS+ aims at advancing public policies promoting information and communication technologies (ICT) skills among SMEs in rural areas helping them seize fully the opportunities offered by a digital single market and benefits of a digital economy. 


The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and Norwegian national funding through the INTERREG EUROPE programme. The project together twelve partners from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Norway, Poland and Spain.


  • Ministry for Regional Development and Transport of SaxonyAnhalt, GERMANY
  • Kainuun Etu Ltd., FINLAND
  • Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of LATVIA
  • University of Western Macedonia, GREECE
  • Malopolska Regional Development Agency, POLAND
  • Trøndelag County Authority, NORWAY
  • Zadar County Rural Development Agency, CROATIA
  • Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, BULGARIA
  • Castilla y León Regional Government Regional Ministry for Culture and Tourism, SPAIN
  • Pannon Novum WestTransdanubian Regional Innovation Nonprofit Ltd., HUNGARY
  • Technical University of Ostrava, CZECH REPUBLIC


  • € 2,432,162.00