Offer

We deliver studies on economic development issues:

  • Market analyses;
  • Feasibility studies;
  • Thematic reports.

Types of products we produce:

Baseline report - basic study providing analysis of a current state in a particular area or market;

Benchmarking review - comparative analysis demonstrating different approaches towards a particular issue or subject, e.g. exploring cases in Ukraine and in other countries;

Feasibility study – thorough analysis of a particular concept or project idea, e.g. developing business case for an economic development institution in Ukraine (a cluster, an incubator, an industrial park, a local development agency, a foundation, etc.);

White paper – a short report exploring a certain economic development issue and highlighting relevant cases, produced mainly for general public;

Publication – in-depth research output, providing practical guidance on a certain economic development topic.

Upon request, we also conduct training seminars, workshops and educational programmes in our areas of expertise:

  • Regional and local economic development;
  • Cross-sector collaboration;
  • Business modeling.

Cases

Ideas for Starting a Microbusiness in Ukraine

In 2015 our team was contracted by UNDP Ukraine to study business opportunities for starting micro-businesses in Central and Eastern Ukraine. PPV Knowledge Networks analyzed main industries in 8 regions of Ukraine (Central and Eastern Ukraine). Based on statistical data and expert interviews in these regions we have identified 10 market niches suitable for starting a micro-business within the next 3-5 years. The project has resulted in a final report with the description of 10 market niches and 30 business models.

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Studies for Novyi Rozdil Industrial Park

Since 2011 PPV Knowledge Networks is involved in setting up a Novyi Rozdil Industrial Park on the former sulfur production site in Lviv oblast. Within the EU-funded cross-border cooperation project, PPV Knowledge Networks have delivered priority industries study, developed the industrial park concept (required by the Law), industrial park business plan, conducted impact study, etc.

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IT Industry Development in Chernivtsi

PPV Knowledge Networks carried out a research of the IT industry potential in Chernivtsi. The study included analysis of human capital for the industry in the local educational institutions, interviews with key stakeholders, surveys of IT industry and a final workshop where results of the study were discussed with key local stakeholders.

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Terms of Engagement

PPV Knowledge Networks is open for requests from parties interested in market studies, feasibility studies, white papers etc. We will provide you an estimate based on the terms of references submitted to us. The pricing is based on estimated number of days required from our staff, delivery time and complexity of work involved. PPV Knowledge Networks can also arrange for public or experts events to present the outputs of assignments.

Contact – Kateryna Kravchuk (kk@ppv.net.ua).

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