Annual Project (2008)

  • 2008 project plan for the APEC SME Innovation Center

    2008 Management Strategy Workshop for Overseas Korean SMEs (May, 2008)

    • This workshop offers overseas Korean SMEs management strategy concerning SME policies, tax system and working conditions in an overseas economy.

    2008 APEC SME Workshop for Technology Transfer (June, 2008)

    • Targeting intermediaries dealing with SMEs, this training program will give them to have a chance to learn about European experiences in SME innovation policies and best practices, as well as ways to enhance technology transfer among related organizations. This hands-on training will last for two full days and will be held in Seoul in June, 2008.

    2008 Workshop for Korean SMEs' Globalization (September, 2008)

    • A workshop aiming at SME managers and intermediaries preparing for breaking into the EU market helps them learn about a strategic plan in advancing into the EU markets, and it offers a venue for sharing and discussing successful SME cases in the European market

    2008 APEC SME Innovation Leader Workshop (October, 2008)

    • The project has been prepared to provide training and educational programs where APEC participants can learn and discuss about best practices and successful policies regarding SME innovation worldwide.

    2008 International Conference on SME Innovation (October, 2008)

    • The conference will be focused on presentations and discussions on successful innovation cases experienced by APEC member economies, as well as the Daegu Initiative on SME IAP. The international conference will be held in Seoul in conjunction with the "2008 APEC SME Innovation Leader Workshop."

    Project schedule

    • Task Sub-item Major Activities Timetable
      Training and Education
      Program for Innovation
      Management Strategy Workshop
      for Overseas Korean SMEs
      Course design
      Select local SME intermediaries & lecturers
      Hold workshop and conduct evaluation
      Feb
      Mar~Apr
      May
      APEC SME Workshop
      for Technology Transfer
      Course design
      Conclude an agreement with INSME & Participant registration
      Hold workshop and conduct evaluation
      Mar
      Apr~May

      June
      Workshop for Korean
      SMEs' Globalization
      Course design & Select lecturers
      Workshop PR & Participant registration
      Hold workshop and conduct evaluation
      Jun~Jul
      Aug
      Sep
      APEC SME Innovation
      Leader Workshop
      Course design
      Select lectures and guests
      Hold workshop and conduct evaluation
      Jun
      Aug
      Oct
      Research on SME Innovation
      & Distribution of Best Practices
      Research on the Assessment
      of the Daegu Initiative
      on SME IAP
      Stage 1: Establish a plan for a research contract
      Stage 2: Select researchers and launch a research contract
      Stage 3: Present and publish a research contract
      Feb
      Mar~Sep

      Oct

      International Conference on SME Innovation Stage 1: Develop Program & Establish detailed plans
      Stage 2: Search for speakers & guests
      Stage 3: Participant registration & Produce trainging materials
      Stage 4: Hold international conference and conduct evaluation
      May

      July
      Oct

      Oct

      News letter Issuance and Website Building APEC SME Innovation Briefing(biannual)
      Operate website related to the Daegu Initiative
      Jun, Dec
      Jan~Dec