eBusiness Guide Eastern Bavaria informs company! Berlin / Regensburg. “” On Tuesday, the 20.11.2012, in the Federal Ministry of Economics and technology (BMWi) the kick-off event for the new funding initiative eKompetenz network businesses “with 39 nationwide pilots”, the regional information offices for companies, took place. The Parliamentary State Secretary at the BMWi and the Federal Government Commissioner for medium-sized businesses and tourism, MdB Ernst Burgbacher, gave the starting signal for this purpose. With the funding initiative launched on 1 October this year, the BMWi wants to support companies to improve their information and communications technology expertise and to digitalize their business processes. State Secretary Burgbacher explains: the eKompetenz network ‘ the backbone of the German economy strengthens especially the middle class.
Small and medium-sized enterprises and the craft do not tend to have their own IT departments and their resources are scarce. EBusiness pilots medium-sized businesses and craft support vendor-neutral and practical even in the search for affordable and feasible ICT solutions. With the help of the eBusiness pilots companies can expand their skills in the IT field and enhance their competitiveness through an improved handling of electronic business processes.” Represented in eBusiness pilots, which were presented in Berlin of the public on Tuesday, is also the eBusiness pilot coached by ibi research at the University of Regensburg Bavaria”(www.ebusiness-lotse-ostbayern.de). “ibi research was already to end September 2012 in the predecessor project funded by BMWi grants network e-commerce” (NEG) as E-Commerce competence centre Eastern Bavaria “(ECKO) the partner to small and medium-sized enterprises in the region, when it came to E-business-related topics. Dr. Georg Wittmann, project manager and head of eBusiness pilots: Of course very pleased, that we do for the company in Germany and particularly in our region’s work so far can continue and so our contribution to improving the competitiveness and sustainability of SMEs in Eastern Bavaria. In particular, the extensive information of small and medium-sized enterprises is our very the heart! That’s why, even a variety of free and neutral events, as well as information materials are planned.
“Moreover, companies of course at any time directly to us can contact we are happy to help you!” The eBusiness Guide Eastern Bavaria is supported by ibi research at the University of Regensburg and provides E-Commerce and E-finance expertise first-hand. E-Commerce (such as sales strategy, ERP and shop systems, marketing, payment processing, shipping and internationalization), as well as E-finance are among the priorities (such as E-payment, E-Bill, M-payment, SEPA). The eBusiness Guide Eastern Bavaria is characterized by its close links between science and practice established over the years. There are both many contacts with regional active nationally as well as researchers, experts, Multipliers (such as media, Chambers and associations) and company. The resulting from the know-how and continuously provided information materials and events are scientifically sound and at the same time practical. “” Thus they act for all companies, the deal with the topics of E-Commerce “and E-finance” deal, as help for self-help.