SEE BRIDGE – Building Resilience In social Economy SMEs for Greener & Digital production towards the goal of a climate-neutral Economy is an EU co-funded project under the COSME programme that aims to strengthen the capacity of social economy, small and medium-sized enterprises (SE-SMEs) operating in energy-intensive industries such as aluminium, steel, iron and others to transition to more resource efficient and energy saving processes and operations in adaptation to CBAM legislation.
SEE BRIDGE will provide capacity-building activities, coaching and mentoring as well as financial support to SE-SMEs and intermediaries operating in the consortium countries.

Objectives

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Enhance the capacity of SE SMEs and entrepreneurs in energy-intensive sectors to innovate and promote green initiatives.

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Foster transnational and cross-sectoral cooperation to meet Carbon Border Adjustment requirements and align with the EU Green Deal.

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Address carbon leakage risks by encouraging sustainable practices and fair competition among industries.

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Empower SE SMEs with knowledge and tools to understand, comply with, and navigate the CBAM mechanism and EU-ETS market.

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Support SE SMEs in developing evidence-based solutions, securing financial support, and enhancing their market competitiveness to contribute to the green transition

Activities

Informative webinars

International and national webinars for SMEs and intermediaries operating in energy-intensive industries such as aluminum, steel, mining or electricity. These webinars aim to provide organizations with best practices, share funding alternatives and expert advice on how to develop green and digital initiatives in line with CBAM legislation.

Peer learning workshops

These workshops address key issues such as the challenges of the green transition, the digital transition and CBAM, and explore elements such as skills development, policy design, financing mechanisms and the development of new technologies.

Trainings

Online trainings for managers and employees of SMEs and Intermediaries for EU and non-EU countries.

Open call

Cascade funding for Social Economy  Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in energy-intensive industries with the aim of developing their capacity for more environmentally friendly and digital production.

Results

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Capacity building for SE SMEs and Intermediaries, providing customized training and support to enhance their capabilities.

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Establishment of sustainable transnational and cross-sectoral partnerships to foster cooperation, knowledge exchange, and identification of new value chains and opportunities in the green and digital transition.

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Direct financial support for SE SMEs in energy-intensive industries to promote resilience and facilitate green and digital transformation.

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Dissemination and communication efforts, including the creation of project promotion materials, stakeholder engagement, and networking events to increase dialogue and project impact.

News

Partners

COORDINATOR

İstanbul Mineral and Metals Exporters' Association (İMMİB) is a professional establishment in affiliation with Ministry of Trade, Republic of Türkiye, incorporating 6 exporters' associations within its body. İMMİB has almost 71.000 member companies producing and exporting in these associations.

CEIPES – International Centre for the Promotion of Education and Development is a non-profit organisation based in Palermo, Italy. CEIPES has expertise in Education, Innovation and Project management in different European programmes tackling the Education and the capacity building of different target groups. It also promotes lifelong learning, vocational training and entrepreneurship with the aim of enhancing opportunities for youth and adults to improve and acquire competences and therefore boost their employability and inclusion.

With more than 40 years of experience, FEUGA has established itself as a flagship organization in the field of innovation and the transfer of knowledge and technology, acting as a catalyst to strengthen links and promote technology transfer and innovation between universities, industry and society in general.

ERNACT or European Regions Network for the Application of Communications Technology, is a non-profit digital transformation service agency. It was formed in 1991 to jointly pursue digital transformation funding, development of digital public services and transfer of know-how opportunities. ERNACT has developed an approach for optimising cooperation in European projects and regions' smart specialization and digital transformation needs"

F6S is a leading global founder and startup network that helps public sector entities around the world to promote, communicate and disseminate technical and research projects. F6S stands for F-ounder-S. Our mission is to help founders and startups grow to solve the world's pressing social, economic, environmental, sustainability and innovation problems. In addition to F6S' work with governmental entities, we also work with corporates, investors, research institutions, programs, universities and others in the global startup ecosystem. F6S tools deliver company growth through grants, partnerships, funding, investment, pilot contracts, partnerships, jobs & talent recruitment, company services and more.

Qi ARROW, is a technology company that provides a platform of multidisciplinary experts to facilitate the sustainability and digital transition to hard-to-abate emissions industries.

The Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Kamnik (OOZ Kamnik) was established in 1975 and is one of 62 independent regional chambers acting under the Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia (OZS) as an umbrella organization.

As a partner in the tripartite social dialogue, the chamber plays a key role in representing the interests of SMEs, which is its main mission and responsibility, alongside its efforts to improve the business environment The chamber serves as a business hub for sharing best practices, networking and providing SMEs a wide range of education and training as well as advisory services in various areas of entrepreneurial business.

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