Co-in-Co Project

Enhancing Competitiveness: The Culmination of the Nordplus “Cooperation in Competition” Project

In the wake of unprecedented global challenges, fostering collaboration and equipping businesses with essential skills have become imperative for ensuring resilience and competitiveness. The culmination of the “Cooperation in Competition” (Co-in-Co) project, co-financed by the Nordplus program of the Nordic Council of Ministers, marks a significant milestone in this endeavor. Over the course of the […]

Empowering Small Businesses: A Glimpse into our Training Days

In the picturesque town of Šiauliai, Lithuania, on May 4th and 5th, 2023, a transformative gathering unfolded. Over two enriching days, we embarked on a journey of learning and empowerment with a remarkable group of small business owners. Exploring the Digital Landscape Our focus during these days was on the digital realm and its nuances. […]

Preserving History and Cultivating Collaboration: The Inspiring Journey of Käru Museum

Nestled in the quaint village of Käru, Estonia, lies a treasure trove of history that transcends time. The Käru Museum, known for its extraordinary collection of over 200 historic strollers, isn’t just a repository of artifacts; it’s a testament to the dedication and passion of its founders, Alena Surzikova and Sergei Trofimov. This is a […]

Co-in-Co Online Course Launch

🏆 ONLINE COURSE LAUNCH: We are happy to share the launch of the online course “Cooperation in competition”! 🚀 This online program was created to promote the power of business clusters in fostering collaboration, innovation, and collective problem-solving among neighbouring businesses. If you are passionate about working together with like-minded entrepreneurs to address shared challenges, […]

Uniting for Success: Ilulissat’s Innovative Tourism Collaboration

Introduction In the enchanting town of Ilulissat, nestled within the pristine landscapes of Greenland, a groundbreaking initiative has been quietly transforming the local tourism industry. By fostering a spirit of cooperation among seemingly competing businesses, Ilulissat’s business administration hosted an illuminating course, titled “Cooperation as Competitors.” This Nordplus project, known as Co-In-Co, has not only […]

Co-in-Co Pilot Activities in Latvia

Empowering Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs: Riseba University’s Insightful Training Session on Cooperation in Competition On June 30, 2023, Riseba University hosted a training session where students were granted a glimpse into the innovative “Cooperation in Competition” project. This initiative, which started in 2021, boasts a consortium of seven partners spanning across Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Denmark, Greenland, Iceland, […]

Empowering Growth: Co-in-Co Seminar Unveils Collaboration and Learning

In a vibrant tapestry of cross-border collaboration, the Co-in-Co project recently culminated in a transformative seminar hosted by RISEBA University of Applied Sciences in Riga from September 27th to 29th. This event marked the second and final instalment of the seminar series, infusing participants with knowledge, practical exercises, networking, and cultural immersion. As the curtains […]

The workshop in Iceland, June 13th-16th 2022

The Icelandic meeting took place in Suðurnesbær in the middle of June. It was the first of two f2f meetings in this 2.5 years project. The main goal of this meeting was to build up trust and working relationships among the partners. Then, to give a brief description of Cluster work and explain how the […]

Preparing for Training in Iceland

Co-in-Co partners are going to Iceland on June 13-15 for the first transnational meeting. Step by Step Iceland will host the meeting where the partners will be trained as trainers in “Entrepreneurship in Cluster Networks“. This module is being developed by the Icelandic, Norwegian, and Estonian partners as they possess the most experienced in the […]

Fostering Change Across Borders: Nordic Partners Unite for Micro-Business Empowerment

The winds of change are sweeping across the Nordic region as Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Greenland, Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania join forces in a visionary project, NPAD-2021/10064, aptly named “Cooperation in Competition.” With a diverse mix of NGOs, universities, VET providers, municipalities, and small businesses at its helm, this partnership is poised to empower micro-businesses in […]