Estonian EU external border programme



Name of Lead Beneficiary

SA Vaba Lava_ER89

Associated partners

Tallinn University; Piletilevi AS; Ühendus R.A.A.A.M.; Association Narva Creative Industry Incubator - OBJEKT; ART-FORTIUS; Vaba Vorm (Flexible Form); Non-profit organization “Theatre Visit”

Thematic objective

TO1 Business and SME development

Start date: 01.01.2020

End date: 31.12.2022

Duration: 36 months

Specific area

Increasing SME development and entrepreneurship by fostering cross-border business contacts and the development of services and products

Programme co-financing

439 111,80 EUR

Total budget

487 902,00


North Estonia

Contact email

[email protected]

Project status

Completed (1)


New Technologies and Innovation in Theatre

Project will focus on the development of cultural tourism and business activities, creating more visibility for cultural heritage in border regions (Eastern Virumaa, Narva and Leningrad oblast)

Specific objective:

Enhancing cross-border SMEs competitiveness in creative industries through fostering innovation, research and technological development.

Main activities:

  • Testing of the new technological solutions in collaboration with MEDIT
  • Development of sustainable business plan, portfolio of products and services
  • Provision of individually tailored counseling for experts
  • Creating a testing site and demo platform for new theatre technologies at the biennale performing arts festival “On the Edge”
  • Testing of the new web-based marketing systems to sell cultural tourism packages both in Russia and Estonia

Project portfolio

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