FBD DATA REPORT 2021 – Groningen and Friesland, the Netherlands

Franziska Bay*, Aleid Brouwer, Sierdjan Koster

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Futures by Design is a joint INTERREG project carried out in the North Sea Region between January 2019 and January 2022 with the aim to support small to medium enterprises in becoming more successful via digitizing business processes, increasing productivity and stimulating growth. While SMEs are the drivers of local economic development and success, not all of them are natural innovators who embrace the change towards digital business processes and modern technologies. Futures by Design is set to help the companies that
struggle with digitization and may have room for improvement in their efficiency and productivity.
Within the project, partners in Groningen and Friesland, the Netherlands, Antwerp, Belgium, Osterholz, Germany, Cambridgeshire, UK, and Halland, Sweden collaborate with local SEMs for them to become more data-driven and skilled in technologies that facilitate their sustainable growth, innovativeness and productivity. The project partners provide support to the firms via workshops, knowledge sharing and customized digital tools.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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