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Tourism cooperation between SMEs (KA8016)
Funded by Karelia CBC 2014-2020

Objective of the project

The tourism SMEs’ capability to create border-crossing service for international tourists is improved.

Main activities

- Informing of cross-border tourism potential and networking possibilities. - Training SMEs on cross-border tourism service creation and marketing based on international demands. - Supporting SMEs’ and start-ups’ collaboration activities: piloting created cross-border tourism services- - Informing about best practices and dissemination (for authorities, for broader groups) of visualized cross-border tourism potential and SME business possibilities.


Basic information




2020-02-01 - 2022-03-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

349 778 € / 314 800 €

Lead partner

University of Oulu
Lead partner web-site


Karelian Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Administration of urban town Kostomuksha
Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences