The partnership will be supported and completed by several associated organisations:

  1. Hanse-Parlament (network of 50 Business Chambers from all BSR countries)
  2. Ministry of Economy, Estonia
  3. Ministry of Economy, Latvia
  4. Ministry of Economy, Lithuania
  5. Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Russia
  6. Office of the Marshall of the Pomorskie Voivodeship, Poland
  7. Municipality of Skövde, Sweden
  8. Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany
  9. Mesterbrev, Norway
  10. Business Aabenraa, Denmark
  11. Erhvervshus Sydjylland, Denmark
  12. Tekniq – Arbejdsgiverne Industri & Installation, Denmark
  13. Satakunnan Yrittäjät, Finland
  14. Enterprise, Lithuania



  1. Baltic Sea Academy, Germany
  2. Small Business Chamber, Poland
  3.  Vilnius Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts, Lithuania
  4. Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Latvia
  5. Estonian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts, Estonia
  6. St. Petersburg Foundation for SME Development, Russia
  7. Association of SMEs support centers of the Kaliningrad region, Russia
  8. DRIVHUSET, Sweden
  9. IBA, Denmark (Resigned from project)
  10. Vocational Academy Hamburg, Germany
  11. Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
  12. Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
  13. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland
  14. University of Skövde, Business School, Sweden
  15. International Business College, Denmark

The knowledge institutions (universities and business colleges) will compile the best possible solutions and adapt them to the regional needs. The training institutions will provide the knowledge to the intermediaries (business organisations), that will then coach the SMEs on an ongoing basis.