Small Business Center
Small Business Center
Small Business Center (SBC) is an educator for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of entrepreneurship and business, agile developer and research institute. We carry out regional, national and international assignments. We offer opportunities for multiform networking, finding cooperation channels, testing new ideas, developing the company or an idea and creating new business.
Field of expertise
Wide-ranging development of entrepreneurship, digitalisation, innovations, commercialisation, servitisation, management, leadership and internationalisation.
WHAT IS HAPPENING?
Bulletins (in Finnish)
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES
Since 1995, the SBC has participated in hundreds of national and international EU projects together with companies. The Small Business Center Foundation is supporting our research on entrepreneurship. The Foundation distributes annually grants for researchers of entrepreneurship. Take a closer look at our research and development projects below. Older projects here (pdf in Finnish).
- Small Business Center’s ongoing Research and Development projects
- Past Research and Development projects
THE SMALL BUSINESS CENTER FOUNDATION
The purpose of the SBC Foundation is to offer financial support for research promoting SMEs’ business. The Foundation was established in 1986 and since then it has provided grants mainly for doctoral or licentiate thesis research focusing on entrepreneurship and development of SMEs.
SMEs are crucial for our country’s success. To maintain and increase the competitiveness of our country even bigger investments will be needed on the research of SMEs and entrepreneurship.
The SBC Foundation is significantly supporting research of entrepreneurship and SMEs. Donations are deductible in the income taxation, and they strengthen the research resources in this theme.
You are warmly welcome to support the SBC Foundation by contacting the Foundation’s representative: Anne Gustafsson-Pesonen, +358 40 8344 217.
Small Business Center (SBC)
South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences
Bolshaja Konjushennaja 8
196186 Saint Petersburg
+358 40 834 4217