DGPYME

Dirección General de Política de la Pequeña y Mediana Empresa
Tel.: 0034 900 190 092
http://www.ipyme.org

The Directorate General of SME Policy (DGPYME) is a governing body of the Ministryof Industry, Tourism and Trade, under the Secretary General of Industry.

Its mission is to promote an economic environment that facilitates entrepreneurship, growth, innovation and competitiveness of enterprises.

Maintains close relations with organizations and national and international institutions that promote competitiveness and entrepreneurial innovation.

Cooperates closely with agencies of the Central Government and autonomouscommunities in development initiatives, modernization and business development.

The Innovative Business Groups Program (AEI) of the Ministry of Industry, Tourismand Trade (MITT), developed by the Directorate General of SME Policy and launched in 2007, part of the European strategy to promote competitiveness through the creation and development of innovative clusters, actions identified as priorities by the Framework Programme (2007-2013) Competitiveness and Innovation of the European Union.

ACC1O

Passeig de Gràcia 129
08080 Barcelona
SPAIN
Tel. 00 34 934 767 200
http://www.anella.cat

ACC10, which was created to respond to a clear desire to improve service deliveryand strategic support to Catalan companies, enhancing the promotion of innovationand internationalization, as well as other lines of work, in which has widened slightlyso far, as are the new tools in human resource management of the company, attracting and retaining talent in new productive investment, technological capital and the creation and / or strengthening of knowledge networks.

This Agency within the Department of Innovation, Universities and Enterprise, andborn to have the key role in supporting Catalan companies in the context of the opportunities created by the new environment in order to be a collective response to new realities public service will, dynamic, agile and efficient.

The role of the new agency, in this context is twofold: leading the pulse detection andchange factors appropriate to the new environment up to the reality of the Catalan company agile instruments promoting co-decision and co-participation.

This new organization comes from the experience and resources of two organizations,the ICW (Centre for Innovation and Business Development) and COPCA (Consortiumfor Commercial Promotion of Catalonia), which over twenty years, have developed policies, programs and services in the field of business support Catalan.