Economic Institute Maribor (EIM) is offering professional support services for potential entrepreneurs and SMEs (especially for Women Entrepreneurs). EIM initiated the establishment of the Regional Board of Business Women and Women Entrepreneurs by Chamber of Commerce (ŠGZ, Maribor) in the year 2012 and is regularly involved in different (national and/or EU) projects / programmes supporting potential women entrepreneurs, women entrepreneurs, etc.
Economic Institute Maribor (EIM), a privately owned company, operating on a non-profit basis. Main activities include professional support services for SMEs (VEM Point - One Stop Shop), regional development, economic research and development, and HR development. EIM has about 20 years of experience with the development and implementation of professional support schemes for SMEs at national and local levels, including the development and implementation of national / EU projects (e.g. for young, women, SME starters, SMEs, institutions, municipalities, etc.). EIM is mainly involved in the projects funded through Structural Funds, e.g. EU neighbouring and territorial cooperation programmes (SLO-Austria, SLO-Hungary,SLO-Croatia, and different programmes involving Central and Eastern EU countries, also ERASMUS +, HORIZON 2020, etc.).