Annual Project (2012)

  • SMEIC Conferences and Workshops

    ¡á APEC Start-up Conference

    • Date: June 11~12
    • Venue: COEX, Seoul, Korea
    • Attendees: SME policy development officials and start-up CEOs
    • Theme: ¡°Start-up Economy, Booting-up Economies¡±
    • Objectives:
    • 1) To share and benchmark know-how, support policies and success cases on entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial start-ups; further development of start-up support programs of member economies; innovation capacity build-up of new start-ups and SMEs.
    • 2) To provide opportunity to create multinational start-ups; collaborative support systems to identify and cultivate multinational start-ups.
    • 3) To help develop start-up support programs tailored to cultural and industrial requirements of each economy.

    ¡á Green Initiative Workshop¥±

    • Date: April 2012
    • Venue: Brunei Darussalam
    • Attendees: SME policy development officials in the APEC region
    • Description: APEC SME Policymakers share their economies¡¯ Green Action Plans and discuss ways to promote green growth in APEC.

    General SMEIC Events

    ¡á Innovation Consulting

    • Recipients: Small and medium Enterprises in APEC economies
    • Description: Dispatch SBC in-house and external consultants to SMEs in APEC region and provide comprehensive diagnoses and consulting services to improve their corporate soundness and productivity

    ¡á Communication Portal & Newsletter

    • Aims: To share information on the current issues that SMEs in APEC region are faced with
    • Description: The APEC SMEIC portal ( facilitates as 24-hour round-the-clock communication channel among APEC SMEs engaged in innovation. The contents of the portal include success cases and SME innovation policies of APEC economies.