Global competition has generated a need among all the enterprises, and especially small and middle enterprises (SMEs), to adjust their strategies for their survival. There is a general belief that the future accelerated growth and sustainability of SMEs will largely depend on the use of appropriate technology and the acquisition and absorption of knowledge. Technology and the transfer of discoveries and knowledge to SMEs is a recognized milestone in building and sustaining a robust and innovative European economy but the professional requirements and the skills needed to work across countries, institutions, regulations and sectors to facilitate this process are fragmented, not enough supported, limited by too complex processes & technical languages.
The general objective of TTTEA is to increase and upgrade skills and competences of European SMEs in the field of transnational technology transfer and accelerate public and private stakeholder organizations in increasing their responsiveness to SMEs skills needs. Specifically TTTEA aims at
The main project result with a long terms perspective consists in creating a winning cooperation mechanism between training & educational system and European SMEs, which will contribute to adopt transnational technology transfer as a means to accelerate growth and development. Short term project results may be summarized as follows:
Project website: http://tttea.p-tech.si/