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Cross Border Business Opportunities Creation Empowered by Modern IT and IoT Technologies (KA4033)
Funded by Karelia CBC 2014-2020

Objective of the project

Creating cross-border business opportunities for Aqua-Culture (AC) SMEs through adaptation of innovative IoT and Modern Information Technologies (mIT).

Main activities

• Identification of Barriers and Opportunities – Perform feasibility study on identification of economic and business barriers in AC industry, technological problems and IoT&mIT opportunities. • AC IoT/mIT Use-Cases – Implement IoT/mIT solutions as use-cases of AC SMEs. • Business Synergy Portal Development – Implement Business Synergy Portal. • Communication and Dissemination – Build awareness about available IT and IoT business solutions among SMEs and large companies on both sides of the border, minimize modern technologies awareness barrier. • Project Management – Efficient, smooth and timely implementation of the project execution plan, communication plan and coordinating all planned project activities.


Basic information


IT/IoT Business Creation


1970-01-01 - 2021-03-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

453 333 € / 408 000 €

Lead partner

Institute of Applied Mathematical Research of Karelian Research Centre Russian Academy of Sciences
Lead partner web-site


United Borders
Chamber of Commerce of the Republic of Karelia
Institute of Economics, Karelian Research Center of Russian Academy of Science
Karelian Regional Institute of Continuing Professional Education of PetrSU
University of Oulu