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Marketing and commercialization of North Karelian food products in Russia
Funded by Interreg II Karelia 1996-1999

Objective of the project

The objective of the project was to increase the internationalization of food SMEs in North Karelia and improve their production activities by taking advantage of the opportunities offered by the border areas. The project was going to bring new oriental know-how and new jobs to the companies. Project partners involved in the project in the beginning were eight North Karelian food SMEs, and the Russian partners were the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of Petrozavodsk State University and the Baltic College of Tourism of St. Petersburg. The applicant discussed the project with partner companies and cooperation agreements were concluded with Russian partners.

Main activities


Basic information



1997-06-01 - 1999-12-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

369 188 € / 146 318 €

Lead partner

Muniсipal education and training consortium of North Karelia
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