CNA Appointed VIU_TeDIS to carry on a research project aimed at defining the guidelines of an innovative policy for SME’s internationalization in the next future.
In the last ten years SMEs, particularly the artisans sector, has looked at the globalization process with a defensive attitude. Empirical evidences and entrepreneurs expectations suggested to change this attitude and to start a new ambitious and necessary path. It was urgent to define a new internationalization strategy that can better use the development of new technologies and the international logistic structure. Research activities were developed together with CNA, on the basis of an assessment report that verifyed the internationalization expectations of the sector; interviews and case studies were elaborated as the basis of the status of the art report; communication and dissemination actions were planned to present the research results.