Entrepreneurship Week in Tartu

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From 1 to 6 October Entrepreneurship Week were held in Tartu. Tartu Entrepreneurship Week is organized by Tartu City Government in cooperation with Tartu Centre for Creative Industries, Tartu Science Park, Tartu Business Advisory Services Foundation, professional associations, institutes of higher education, general education schools, vocational schools, businesses and unions.

The main purpose of Entrepreneurship Week is to acknowledge and value business operators and business lifestyle, raise awareness of the role of business in the development of the city, improve the cooperation between the city and businesses, introduce support measures regarding founding and developing small businesses, and to encourage the city people to engage in business. This year program included more than 70 free events. Several seminars, workshops and open door days for different target groups were held and in addition it was possible to visit different businesses. Target group of the week consisted of operating as well as potential Tartu enterprises, but also university and school students. This year there were more than 3800 participants in total.

In cooperation with Tartu Centre for Creative Industries and St. Anthony's Guild there were altogether ten workshops organized, for example workshops about how to make soap or how to disain a bag etc. Tartu Centre for Creative Industries also organized The Art Market.

CCI events

Designers' Open Leipzig 2013

25. - 27. October 2013: Design Festival Leipzig | DESIGNERS´ OPEN - one of the leading German design festivals.

InNova Camp Festival

27-28 September, InNova Camp festival will be organized in Klaipeda by KEDA.


30. August - 01. September 2013 - IBUg Festival for Urban Culture in Germany: a lab for international urban artists and a way of life!

in fashion munich

in fashion munich - trade fair for fashion and accessories on 11th and 12th August 2013 in Munich, Germany

Network partners

Part-financed by the European Union (European Regional Development Fund and European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument)