Cooperation Partners

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy - Albania (Albania)

Business Promotion Department at METE

Acronym: METE

The Business Promotion Department at METE is responsible to design policies for investment developments, exports and SMEs. The specific objectives are linked in promoting free entrepreneurship, encouraging the development of business innovation in order to increase their competitiveness in regional and global markets.

The Business promotion department is also responsible and to contribute in strengthening the ability of the Albanian relevant institutions to develop, implement and monitor the SME policy, enabling to develop entrepreneurship and innovation programs.

This department is also involved to design policies in support for business innovation, including:

  • access to finance
  • access to human resources
  • adequate basic physical infrastructure
  • firm-level capabilities
  • inter-firm linkages and collaboration
  • general business services; etc.

In 2010/11, METE is in the process of formally adopting a National Business Innovation and Technology Strategy (BITS), which integrates the Albanian Cluster Programme (ACP) & Business Incubation Programme.


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