Partners/Members of the Early Warning Europe Network
The consortium is composed of three groups of organisations: 1) Mentor organisations with substantial experience in providing support to companies in distress, 2) national or regional organisations that intend to implement EW mechanisms in the four target countries (Poland, Italy, Greece and Spain) and finally 3) organisations that are responsible for supporting the pan-European communication and dissemination activities of the project.
Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment
The 15 centres in Finland started to operate on 1st January 2020. The Centres foster regional development by implementing and developing government activities in the region.
Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts
The Chamber is an independent professional business organisation of tradesmen and craftsmen. The aim is promoting, coordinating, and representing the joint interest of tradesmanship and craftsmanship.
House of Entrepreneurship
The House of Entrepreneurship works to guide, inform, and connect entrepreneurs. Their long-term vision is to help bring about a more flexible regulatory framework and simplified bureaucracy to benefit SMEs.
IFKA Public Benefit Non-profit Limited Company for the Development of the Industry
IFKA is an auxiliary organisation of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology. The organisation works with the sustainable and long-term development of the economy and has an extensive network of SMEs and other stakeholders.
Association of Lithuanian Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Crafts (ALCCIC)
ALCCIC is a voluntary self-governing organisation, which units five regional Chamber of Commerce. The main responsibility is to represent members interest and provide them with the necessary service.
Graydon has offices in the Netherlands, UK and Belgium and provides business intelligence solutions concerning credit management, marketing information and risk and compliance.
Accountancy Europe unites 51 professional organisations from 35 countries that represent 1 million qualified accountants, auditors and advisors. The organisation translates the experiences of accountants across Europe to inform the European policy debate.
Enterprise Lithuania is a non-profit agency to promote entrepreneurship, support business development and foster export. The team at Enterprise Lithuania is a reliable adviser and assistant for start, growth and export of national businesses with a focus on SME’s.
100.000 Ripartenze is an organisation established in Treviso in Italy, which provides a network of coaches and mentors to help entrepreneurs with restarting their business.
SPIRIT is a public agency for entrepreneurship, internationalization, foreign investments, and technology. A large part of the agency’s work is to help SMEs with competitive advantages and technology development.
Leiden University was founded in 1575 and is today an internationally operating research-driven university, ranked number 14th out of 100 in Europe’s Most Innovative Universities.
Företagande is a meeting point for entrepreneurs. The content on Företagende.se is created by members, experts, and guest writers with the focus on helping owners of SMEs.
Università di Firenze
The University in Firenze has existed since 1859 and is today one of Italy’s largest educational entities. The international dimension is especially emphasized at the university.
INSOL Europe works with business recovery, turnaround, and insolvency issues at a European level. Among other things, the association aims to lead the study, evaluation and development of restructuring and insolvency law, techniques, and practices in Europe.
Bart de Moor
MKB Doorgaan is an independent non-profit organisation who works with early identification of crisis and help for companies in distress in the Netherlands.
Latvian Technology Centre
LTC is a business acceleration centre founded in 1993. The centre is concerned with the establishment and growth of knowledge-based SMEs through means such as facilitating relationship between research and industry”
Ondernemersklankbord is a nonprofit organization consisting of 300 experienced advisors, who help entrepreneurs with business counselling. The organization has helped more than 100.000 entrepreneurs in the last 40 years.
Frank van Santen
European Federation of Accountants and Auditors (EFAA)
EFAA represents over 350.000 accountants, auditors, and tax advisors throughout Europe. Among other things, EFAA works to represent SMEs and SMPs interest in European and/or international accounting and auditing rules.
Serbian National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCC)
The National Chamber, an organisation with business units defined by law, represents its members’ interests by participating in the development of laws and other important rules for the business sector.
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
ACCA is a global community of professional accountants, currently existing of 227.000 members based in 179 countries. Among other things, the organisation works at local and national levels to share their insight and advice on proposed legislation.
The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP)
The Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP) is a state agency successfully supporting entrepreneurs for over 12 years. The primary objective of our activity is to develop the sector of small and medium-sized enterprises in Poland.
Fundacja Firmy Rodzinne (Family Businesses Foundation)
Fundacja Firmy Rodzinne is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2011, which integrates the family businesses community, rises awareness of issues concerning those types of businesses, their owners and employees.
TEAM U - Restart gGmbH is a non-profit organisation that offers cost-free support to all people facing bankruptcy or financial crisis (consumer and entrepreneurs). As a nongovernmental organisation we are politically, economically and religiously independent.
Attila von Unruh
Athens Chamber of Tradesmen
The Athens Chamber of Tradesmen is a public entity founded in 1925. It is the Chamber with the largest number of members in Greece: more than 100.000 active members in the commerce and services sector.
Small Enterprises’ Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen, and Merchants (IME GSEVEE)
Since 1919, the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen, and Merchants (GSEVEE) has been representing employers of small enterprises and self-employed professionals with business activity in manufacturing, trade and provision of services.
European Small Business Alliance (ESBA)
The European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) is a non-party political group, which cares for small business entrepreneurs and the self-employed and represents them through targeted EU advocacy and profiling activities. The Alliance represents almost one million small businesses and covers 35 European countries.
Regional Government of Madrid
The objectives of the Directorate General of Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship are the promotion and encouragement of self-employment, entrepreneurship and social economy and the coordination of the actions that in such matters are developed from the Administration of the Community of Madrid, as well as the design, implementation and promotion of public policies and programs that encourage self-employment and social economy and promote the entrepreneurial culture.
Alberto González Díaz, General Director of Self-Employed and Entrepreneurship.
Unione Industriale di Torino
Unione Industriale Torino is the largest business association of Turin area (north-west Italy) belonging to the national one named Confindustria. It has more than 2.000 associated firms (both large and SMEs).
Federation of Finnish Enterprise
Suomen Yrittäjät is an interest and service organization for small and medium-sized SMEs, who currently represents 115,000 enterprises and works to support free entrepreneurship and an entrepreneur-friendly society.
SMEunited is the association of Crafts and SMEs in Europe with around 70 member organisations from over 30 European countries. SMEunited represents national cross-sectoral Craft and SME federations, European SME branch organisations and associate members.
Business Development Centre Central Denmark
Erhvervshus Midtjylland is a non-profit organisation, established to help both national and foreign entrepreneurs and SMEs in the Central Denmark region. Business Development Centre Central Denmark is partly financed by national and regional authorities and employs around 60 people - roughly 30 of these are business consultants. Business Development Centre Central Denmark has managed the Early Warning programme in Denmark since 2007.