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The Nucleus Approach


Nucleus and SME statistics

Statements of chambers and SMEs

Impact: What changed? Interview with Jordi Castan


Legal property of the Nucleus Approach



Types of Nuclei

Manual for the Nucleus

The start

9 criteria for the selection of a sector

How to kill a Nucleus

Chambers and Associations

Lobby and Public Private Dialogue

Benchmarking of chambers

Questions and Answers concerning Nuclei


update 25.07.2010


What is the minimal and maximal number of participants per Nucleus?


What to do when a Nucleus is getting more than 20 members?


Does the creation of a sector association through the Nucleus entrepreneurs cause problems for the Nucleus?


Which sector is suited for the foundation of a Nucleus? A Checklist


Starting Nuclei: shall the counsellor begin with smaller and weaker enterprises?


Does it make sense to request from the the Nucleus entrepreneurs the elaboration of a vision for  the development of their enterprises during the first meeting(s)?
  Should unregistered (informal) enterprises be integrated into Nuclei?
  Should formal and informal enterprises join one Nucleus?
  Is it recommendable to have entrepreneurs and employed managers in one Nucleus?
  Does it make sense to gather entrepreneurs of a sector and their providers of services, equipment and products in one Nucleus?
  Nuclei and banks: how to link them?