The first partner meeting of the project Improving Competitive Intelligence Abilities of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (I-CIA of SMEs) was held in Istanbul on the premises of Istanbul Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals Exporters’ Association on 21 and 22 of July, 2014. There were representatives from each country that are partners in the project – IDDMIB, exporters’ association (TR), LPK, NGO (LT), Boğaziҫi University (TR), E-Intelligent, IT company (ES), Zadar county development agency (HR), Chamber of commerce and industry – Vratsa (BG) and IDEC s.a., IT company (GR).
At the beginning of the meeting IDDMIB booklet and leaflets were distributed to the participants and a roll-up was used for advertising of the project.
The project coordinator and host organization IDDMIB Association (TR) opened the meeting by welcoming the participants and presented the agenda of the meeting.
On the afternoon session partners were informed about the contract process with National Agency, the budget menu was distributed to the partners. Behaviour should be written by explanation e-mail.