JOIN the WUSME COMMUNITY
a selected and qualified NETWORK
of SMEs and SMEs related organizations
for DEVELOPMENT and COOPERATION
at NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
ENJOY A WIDE RANGE OF
ACCESS TO FUNDING
WUSME supports SMEs and start-ups in their search for funding sources from the classical forms such as bank loans and public financing up to innovative financial instruments available such as guarantee funds, micro credit, venture capital, business angel, crowdfunding and incubators.
WUSME offers SMEs the opportunity to meet other businesses, develop new contacts and share new projects, strengthen relationships with qualified partners coming from different countries and nationalities in a business environment favorable and encouraging the presence and action of global alliances, international trade operations, clusters of production processes and value chains, in order to allow SMEs to reap the benefits of globalization.
WUSME promotes access and expansion of SMEs on the foreign market through the development of specific business processes able to promote the exchange with other countries. For a company that wants to open up international markets, the opportunities are many, thanks to the increasing integration and interdependence of countries in various sectors of trade and industry and the development of communications and transport network, all conditions for the extension of the interactions on a planetary scale.
One of the main sectors of activity of WUSME is the collaboration between businesses, putting in contact entrepreneurs from different countries and entrepreneurs with institutions to achieve stable forms of cooperation and singergiche. The intervention takes shape with the organisation of meetings and workshops to business theme of a host country and third country companies that have made small children, with a view to conclusioend the cooperation agreements.
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
WUSME creates opportunities to attract foreign investment, offering the possibility of activating exchanges through its network of contacts and international relations.
WUSME aims to promote the emergence and developement of small and medium-sized enterprises who can think and act glocal, face new markets and evolve, offering different and new products and services and adopting innovative strategies to keep pace with new scenarios of XXIth century.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
WUSME helps to create a sustainable and competitive private sector, promoting the access of SME entrepreneurs to quality training and appropriate managerial and entrepreneurial skills, allowing them to take advantage of existing services and information to improve their own.
WUSME encourages the creation of innovative HIGH TECH entrepreneurial projects and the introduction of innovative processes in SMEs operating in traditional sectors, facilitating the connection with networks of knowledge and cooperation with technological parks in the area, as well as to strengthen significantly the economic fabric of the area involved.
KNOW-HOW AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
WUSME helps businesses to innovate, together in the process of introduction of new technologies, processes, products, supporting them in the scouting of financing and technology partners, enhancing their role in economic and productive growth. WUSME is also intended to encourage integration and cooperation between the world of research (universities, research centres, businesses, etc.) and the world of SMEs who wish to improve their competitiveness through technology transfer and the scouting of financial resources to be allocated for the purpose.
WUSME promotes the participation of women in the economy of each country to improve their general level of life through networking, information sharing, mentoring skills, capacity building and leadership. As a result, women entrepreneurs are exposed to greater trade opportunities and programs aimed at improving their competitiveness in the international market.