Synergy: Promoting Knowledge Transfer with Small to Medium Enterprises within a Framework of Social Inclusion & Community Outreach

Gary Burnett, Maurice Mulvenna, C Grant, TM Scott

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Abstract

This paper outlines the potential of new information technologies to Smallto Medium Enterprises (SME), and describes the business and social fabric within which Northern Ireland’s SMEs operate. The Synergy project seeks to introduce new and innovative technologies such as multimedia and the Internet to people, community organisations and SMEs in the socially deprived areas of West and North Belfast. Synergy is funded by the European Union (EU) Peace & Reconciliation programme and by university and industrial funding. The project provides facilities to enable: social inclusion; knowledge & technology transfer; and business incubation & development.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
PublisherICSME
Number of pages20
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 19 Apr 1997
Event10th International Conference on SMEs (ICSME) - Miami, Florida, USA
Duration: 19 Apr 1997 → …

Conference

Conference10th International Conference on SMEs (ICSME)
Period19/04/97 → …

Keywords

  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Small to Medium Enterprises
  • Social Inclusion
  • Community Outreach

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