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Factsheet for measure SI-2013-1/2566 – measures in Slovenia
|Country||Slovenia , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Open ended, started on 02 January 2013|
|Context||Digital Transformation, Restructuring Support Instruments|
|Type||Legislations or other statutory regulations|
Reorientation of business activities
|Author||Maja Breznik (University of Ljubljana) and Eurofound|
|Measure added||23 June 2022 (updated 08 November 2022)|
Slovenian government’s Agency SPIRIT is a single point of contact for Slovenian companies and potential foreign investors alike. The agency is in charge of the regulatory, expert and development tasks serving to increase the competitiveness of Slovenian economy in the area of entrepreneurship, internationalisation, foreign investment, and technology. It prepares and provides practical information and advice, offers financial incentives to innovative companies, and develops entrepreneurial competences.
The Agency operates with two networks, 12 local offices - ‘Slovenian Business Points’ (Slovenske poslovne točke, SPOT) - and a network of ‘Innovative Environment Entities’ (Subjekti inovativnega okolja, SIO). Slovenian Business Points offer face-to-face consultation and advice, organise events, training and provide information for SPIRIT’s websites. The Innovative Environment Entities network encompasses 18 incubators and technological parks. It communicates through two channels: websites Business Portal and Export Window.
The ‘Business Portal’ website supports beginners, as well as experienced entrepreneurs who want to build up a healthy and stable enterprise. On the web portal, users can find information about:
The ‘Export Window’ website provides, free of charge, information and consultancy to existing and potential exporters. Services include:
The targeted markets are from 52 countries.
The annual report for the year 2021 contains performance data:
The study Internationalisation of European SMEs (2010) presents Export Window as an example of good practice.
|Does not apply to workers||Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
Eurofound (2022), Export Window, measure SI-2013-1/2566 (measures in Slovenia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/SI-2013-1_2566.html
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