2, 500 000 euros
Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Ministry of Economy - National Agency for Regional Development
Staff of the Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Ministry of Economy, National Agency for Regional Development, Directorate for eGovernment, Ministry of Finance ( Customs Administration, Tax Administration, State Treasury), Mi
With the Strategy for Information Society Development until 2020, Serbia has set up ambitious goals to develop e-business and e-government. This is also supported by the set of key policies adopted in the period between 2008 and 2013. Those policies provide a guidance for Republic of Serbia to develop a strong domestic privite sector using SMEs as the key to economic restoration. However, the economic crisis has significantly and negatively affected SMEs.
On the other hand, we are witnessing a digital revolution which affects businesses, organisations, institutions and also consumers . The phenomenal effect of the digital economy provides SMEs with both challenges and opportunities and it is imperative that the digital tools and applications that are available are fully exploited.
By harnessing the power of internet and e-business and understanding what the multitude of digital applications can do, SMEs will become more effective and more efficient in their operation, and thus more competitive in the global market.
This multifaceted projects deals with an array of aspects relating to the e-business and the digital economy. Fundamentally, the project is about increasing competitiveness among the business community.
This component focuses on improvement of legal and regulatory framework relating to the e-business, proposing changes that are necessary to make it easier for businesses to operate, and enhancing the government employees ability to better support the Business Community.
This component targets SMEs by enhancing their awareness of importance of the e-business and e-commerce and increasing their knowledge on all different digital tools they can use to increase their competitiveness in global market. It also deals with consumers and their (mis)trust in e-commerce, Cyber - crime and reduction of risk when using internet.
This component is about developing technical specification for e-invoicing and e-ordering, which will provide the basis for an e-invoicing /e-ordering system enabled by the future deployment of G2B service bus. The ultimate goal is to enable secure and seamless electronic interaction between businesses, citizens and public authorities at both national and international level.