Centre for Small and Micro Enterprises (CMMP)

I. IDENTIFICATION
  • Investor (key institution): Małopolska Merchants and Entrepreneurs Association
  • Contact person: Zdzisław Kwieciński, biuro@cmmp.pl
  • Year of implementation: 2008
  • Implementation venue

  • Country: Poland
  • Region: Małopolska
  • Town: Kraków
  • Impact: regional

    Total costs: EUR

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    II. TYPOLOGY
    1. Improved support for the development of small business operators in the area of blocks of flats.
    2. Improved involvement of the local community in events organized in its quarter.
    III. DESCRIPTION
    1. What forms of cooperation were used as new approaches in the field of rehabilitation and conversion of urban functional areas?
    2. Centre for Small and Micro Enterprise (CMMP), the point of Information and Training is a continuation of the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship that was created in the EQUAL Nowa Huta – a New Chance project in 2006. CMMP activity is focused on micro and small entrepreneurs and people planning to start their own business. In point CMMP the information relevant for entrepreneurs are collected, processed and then forwarded.

    3. Was the building or the space between buildings) identified as a valuable socialist heritage?
    4. The CMMP is located in the heart of the old part of Nowa Huta.

    5. What criteria were applied to make this judgment?
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    7. Was the building or space between buildings) important to local communities and how were they involved in decision-making process about its rehabilitation or conversion?
    8. The CMMP is based on the experiences and needs of local community especially the group of Nowa Huta entrepreneurs and activities of the Centre of Social Entreprenurship. During 2005-2008 members of the Małopolska Merchants and Enterpreneurs Association worked intensively with young local enterpreneurs, being in close contact with the local community and media.

    9. Were attempts made to improve territorial cohesion within the city/town/district? And, if so, how was success on this front gauged?
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    11. Were there attempts to reduced disparities between districts within cities/towns achieved reduced? And, if so, how was success on this front gauged?
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    13. Other important facts and comments, e.g. critical review.
    14. In 2011 an innovative internet service was launched for entrepreneurs cmmp.pl. It was created to integrate micro and small enterprises via Internet, provide them with information necessary to conduct business and to facilitate the promotion of small businesses on the Web.

    IV. SUPPLEMENT

    Web site: www.cmmp.pl