Programme: Central Europe
Lifetime: July 2012 – December 2014
Keywords: e-services, accessibility, ICT, SMEs
Objective:The project’s general objective is to create an ICT platform that will help SMEs to make transport more effective and reduce its environmental burden, as well as to overcome current deficiencies in SMEs and to increase their productivity and competitiveness. SMEs will be enabled to customise an individual network coordination model from a general collaboration framework.ESSENCE faces these issues by developing eBusiness, eNetworking and eLogistics services as cornerstones for competitiveness and economic development.
The eServices include: communication, catalogues, business network shaping – planning – operation, document management and performance evaluation, offering the promotion and intelligent use of ICT and non-technical solutions for companies.
Marshal Office of the Wielkopolska Region, Poland - LP
Institute of Logistics and Warehousing (ILIM), Poland
Province of Bologna , Italy
Institute for Transport and Logistics Foundation (ITL), Italy
S.A.T.A. Advanced Technology Application srl, Italy
Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH, Germany
University of Leipzig, Germany
AREA m styria GmbH, Austria
SINERGIJA Development Agency, Slovenia
ICEG RESEARCH AND POLICY, Hungary