B2B Loco Project was a collaboration of 16
partners from 15 countries ranging from Baltic to Balkan aiming
at building a Network for Logistics Competence. B2B LOCO became a platform for an exchange of knowledge, best
practices, new technologies and solutions within logistics. It
created the way to substantially increase the
participation of small/medium enterprises in the Framework
Programme projects by demonstrating and actively promoting the
most business practice-oriented results of past and current RTD
More than 259 companies in the B2B LOCO Brokerage network
Over 259 companies from 26 countries are registered in our Brokerage network!
PPP European Green Cars Initiative
The European Green Cars Initiative is one of the three Public Private Partnerships (PPP) of the European Economic Recovery Plan announced by the President of the European Commission on the 26th of November 2008.
Innovation Union Competitiveness Report 2011
EU executive issued a new Innovation Union Competitiveness Report. The report found that education systems needed to be adapted to business innovation needs, SMEs needed more encouragement, and that more research was needed to tackle climate change and to reduce the gender gap in science.
Special projects with focus on SMEs
We would like to provide you with information about some attractive projects aimed at helping SMEs to benefit from European projects.
European Small Business Portal
Want to find out what the EU does to boost small businesses in Europe and on the global market, and what it can do for your business? Multilingual portal gathers together all the information provided by the EU on and for SMEs, ranging from practical advice to policy issues, from local contact points to networking links.
Final B2B LOCO Conference in Portoroz, Slovenia
B2B LOCO project held the second project conference dedicated to “Transport and logistics ICT solutions – from EU projects to business practice” organised with the “International Conference on Transport Science – ICTS 2011” on 27th May 2011 in Portoroz, Slovenia.
2nd B2B LOCO Workshop and 3rd Brokerage event in Opatija, Croatia
On the 28 April 2011, two project important events were held in Opatija, Croatia. Check out the event proceedings!
Final round of alumni meetings is over
We have just finished the third and the last round of alumni meetings organised within the B2B LOCO project. The meetings took place in 9 countries: Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Greece, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Israel and Turkey. Over 1900 participants of the Alumni Events were provided with a set of information on EU Funds, particularly with the 7th Framework Program and other topics of the field of transport and logistics, job searching and establishing their own businesses. To read the meetings’ reports and get to know the participants’ feedback go to B2BLOCO Alumni Portal.
FP-7 Maritime Brokerage Event 2011
The event intends to provide a Pan-European platform for the Maritime industry to come together and share their knowledge and key challenges faced, presenting opportunities for collaboration, the development of innovation solutions and ultimately improved business performance for the European Maritime Industry. It will take place on 7th & 8th September 2011 in London, UK.
European Road Transport & Logistics 2011
The conference is designed to get the industry and the policy makers on one platform to discuss the importance of road freight transport and to share opinions as to the future development plans. IT will take place on 13 – 14 September 2011 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.