SME and Entrepreneurship Policy in the Slovak Republic

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This report presents the findings and recommendations of the OECD review of SME and Entrepreneurship Policy in the Slovak Republic. It examines how to address the challenges of stimulating more productive entrepreneurship, supporting enterprise scale-up, stimulating SME exports and global value chain participation, increasing SME innovation and innovative entrepreneurship, and making entrepreneurship more inclusive across the population. The report examines SME and entrepreneurship performance and the business environment for SMEs and entrepreneurship in the Slovak Republic, giving benchmarks against other OECD countries. The report also takes a close look at arrangements to ensure policy leadership, co-ordination and consultation in this field. It examines the government support programmes across areas including SME and entrepreneurship financing, supporting innovation, building SME workforce skills and public procurement. It also examines the east-west divide in SME and entrepreneurship activity and their supporting conditions in the Slovak Republic and how to strengthen regional entrepreneurial ecosystems across the country. Further chapters focus on SME digitalisation and the promotion of self-employment and social entrepreneurship to strengthen the labour market attachment of the Slovak Republic's Roma community.


SME digitalisation initiatives in the Slovak Republic

This chapter assesses policies to support the adoption of digital technologies by SMEs in the Slovak Republic. It assesses the current level of digital development by SMEs in the Slovak Republic and identifies strong and weak points compared with other countries. It also assesses existing Slovak Government interventions to enable SMEs and entrepreneurs to digitalise, including measures to support SMEs that are already innovative and digitally-attuned as well as those that lag behind.It formulates a number of policy recommendations.



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