Main Objectives
  • to improve business support to strengthen the innovative and digital capacities of female-led-SMEs


Planned Activities
  • development of at least one innovative and practical solution (tool) for strengthening female entrepreneurial skills in the digital age through at least one tailored event
  • organization of at least one networking event for exchange of experience between business and academia


  • Ralitsa Zhekova, Regional Agency for Entrepreneurship and Innovations – Varna (RAPIV), Bulgaria
  • Amir Hujić, Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Ivana Radić, International Business Women´s Network, Croatia
  • Emilija Stručić, Technology Park Varaždin, Croatia
  • Krisztina Toth, EMG Group Plc. / Startup Europe CEE and Western Balkans Networks, Hungary
  • Kathrin Hochberg, Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum, Germany
  • Silvia Cangea-Digolean Organization for Small and Medium Enterprise Sector Development (ODIMM), Moldova
  • Sanja Popović-Pantić, Association of Business Women in Serbia, Serbia
  • Nina Meljič, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Štajerska, Slovenia


Further information

Policy Paper on Female Entrepreneurship in the Danube Region



We will appreciate if you support common efforts for fostering female entrepreneurship in the Danube!

For more information, please, contact us.


Ralitsa Zhekova

Regional Agency for Entrepreneurship and Innovations

Varna (RAPIV), Bulgaria

E-mail: zhekova@rapiv.org