SmartRural Centers

SmartRural Support Centers provide а variety of services for rural stakeholders and continue to operate after the end of the project. They enhance transnational and business orientation of the network by involving businesses, local authorities and civil society organizations and ensure its further durability and sustainability.

SmartRural Support Centers provide the following services:

•   Information dissemination about the project and rural sector general information;
•   Collection of stakeholders’ expectations and needs information and feedback;
•   Connection between rural sector businesses and public authorities;
•   Advice and assistance in applying for open calls and various funding opportunities and related programs;
•   Organization and hosting of seminars, workshops, trainings, etc.

The Network helps to improve policy-making for rural public authorities due to the technical support of SmartRural Suppor Centers. This stimulates the start-up of enterprises in the rural areas.