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SECTIONS - Entrepreneurship Innovation and Internal Market Section




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The Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Internal Market Section has on its mission; promoting entrepreneurship, innovation and securing the well function of the internal market.

Businesses, especially the SME’s, are the backbone of our economy and the key driver for growth, innovation, competitiveness and employment. For that, they are in the epicenter of the new government policy for growth and development.

Fostering their ability to innovate and growth will contribute in the prosperity of the island. The “National Policy Statement for the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem” which adopted by the ministerial council on the 14/12/2015 aims at the creation of viable and competitive enterprises, as well to the rise of entrepreneurial activity based on knowledge, technological improvement and innovation.

The section is also on the bricks of delivering a “New Industrial Policy”, aiming at the restart of Cyprus economy, through the promotion and enhancement of the industrial activity and investments as part of the strategy for creating a sustainable development model. That will support current industries to regroup and also foster the development of new sections and technologies through the promotion of research, innovation and technological improvement.

The well-functioning of the internal market is a key element for a continuous development of the European economy. The section, safeguards the effective implementation of the rules that govern the internal market, as the responsible authority for the Services Directive and E-commerce Directive and through the operation of the IMI (Internal Market Information system) and Solvit Networks and the gateway Youreurope.eu as well.


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Hide details for [<b>]SMEs and Entrepreneurship Policy[</b>]SMEs and Entrepreneurship Policy
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National Policy Statement for the Enhancement of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Cyprus
European Enterprise Promotion Awards
Compating Late Payment National Law 123(Ι)/2012
SME Test - Improving the regulatory framework for businesses
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Service Directive
Ecommerce Directive
IMI
IMI Library
Geoblocking Regulation
Solvit -Solutions to problems with your EU rights
Web Gate "YOUR EUROPE"
Service E-CARD Proposal for a Directive presented together with Regulation
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Calls COSME
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