• Improving the institutional capacity Preserve Tustan

    Key components of the project: development of the strategic plan for the institution by 2022, analysis of the current business model and planning desired, setting up business processes, development of an effective management model and a employee engagement roadmap.

  • Investment Brief and Business Cases for Mykolaiv Development Agency

    PPV Knowledge Networks carried out a research of the investment potential in Mykolaiv. The project included data collection and market research, description of available investment assets, investment business cases development.

  • Creative Enterprise Ukraine

    School for entrepreneurs from diverse creative industries sectors, delivered in partnership with British Council Ukraine. Key topics of the school include business modeling, business planning and marketing.

  • Mykolaiv Local Economic Development Agency Capacity Building, Development of Investment Materials

    Project aims to develop capacity of the Mykolaiv economic development agency by supporting the agency’s staff in developing Mykolaiv city operational strategy and investment promotion materials.

  • EcoPressWood

    The project aims to develop “formaldehyde free” wood-based panels that combine bio-based chemistry, nanotechnology and process engineering. Waste from bio-disel production will be used for the formulation of the formaldehyde-free resins.

  • Community Involvement in Urban Spatial Planning (CIUSP)

    Community Involvement in Urban Spatial Planning (CIUSP) project is being implemented in 2013-2017 within the Non-State Actors and Local Authorities in Development programme funded by the European Commission. The project aims to facilitate joint efforts by the local communities, local authorities and local businesses in spatial planning in small (mostly mono-functional) towns. The project is being implemented in towns where DTEK company is present.

  • Management Skills Training for Cultural Managers in Eastern Partnership Countries

    Within EU Cutture and Creativity Programme for Eastern Partnership Volodymyr Vorobey, Director of PPV Knowledge Networks, is engaged in delivery of management skills training seminars for cultural managers from Ukraine, Belarus and Armenia. Topics of the seminars cover strategic planning, proposal (grant) writing, funcraising and crossovers as well as cultural organizations management.

  • Preparation of the Roadmap for the Enterprise Development in Trostyanets Local Community (Lviv Oblast)

    Funded by the USAID Leadership in Economic Development programme, this project includes SMEs support roadmap elaboration for one of the Lviv oblast areas. This roadmap then should be incorporated into the regional SME development policies.

  • Support in Strategic Plans Development Within the School of Mayors

    PPV Knowledge Networks worked with the teams from 11 Ukrainian cities and towns who took part in the 2nd edition of the School of Mayors to develop strategic plans for their respective cities. Key development projects were identified and their concepts elaborated for each city.

  • RERAM Research to Innovation in Resource Efficiency

    The overall objective of RERAM project is to improve resource efficiency and raw material consumption of the forest and woodworking sector in ENP eastern countries by bridging the gaps between research and innovation via effective knowledge support measures for regional SMEs, research and authorities.

  • Novyi Rozdil Industrial Park Development (Stage 1)

    Since 2011 PPV Knowledge Networks involved in the the project of creating Novyi Rozdil Industrial park on the former sulfur production in the Lviv region under the project „Enterprise development through making investment areas of the Municipality of Lubaczów accessible and the recultivation of degraded areas of Yavoriv and Novyi Rozdil districts”. Duration - 2 years (2013-2015).

  • Preparation of Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy "Galnaftogaz" (Stage 1)

    In 2015 PPV Knowledge Networks experts coordinated the first phase of corporate social responsibility strategy development for Galnaftogas company.

  • Business Support Centre in Dobropillia of Donetsk Oblast

    In 2015 PPV Knowledge Networks were commissioned by the Municipal Development Centre to develop a project brief for reconstructing an abandoned dormitory located in a centre of town of Dobropillia (a mining town in Eastern Ukraine). The idea was to adapt it for mixed use, both for local entrepreneurs as well as social housing and hotel.

  • Ideas for Starting-up a Microbusiness in Ukraine

    The project has resulted in a final report with the description of i10 market niches and 30 business models. The business models are described in business canvas format. The report is designed in an entrepreneur-friendly style, with key information of relevance, incl. core business indicators, tips from market players and bechmarking cases. The report was presented at the events for aspiring entrepreneurs in 8 Ukrainian regions.

  • Khlibprom Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy Development

    Commissioned by Khlibprom (top 3 Ukrainian bread producers), PPV Knowledge Networks designed a business model for the company based on its corporate social responsibility (CSR) principles. Within the project, PPV Knowledge Networks has delivered material issues map, benchmarking study and strategy implementation roadmap. In total, the agency has facilitated 10 top company management meetings.

  • Development of the Social Partnership Strategies Between the DTEK Company and Local Communities and Implementation of Economic Development Projects

    Commissioned by DTEK (Ukraine’s largest energy company), PPV Knowledge Networks facilitated development of the 3-year social partnership strategies between the company and territories where its assets are located, i.e. Dobrotvir (Lviv oblast), Burshtyn (Ivano-Frankivsk) and Ladyzhyn (Vinnytsia oblast). Over 30 local development projects concepts were designed, with most implemented in 2013-2015.

  • Local Economic Development Agencies in Areas of DTEK Assets Locations

    Within social partnership prorgamme of DTEK, largest Ukrainian energy company, we were responsible for setting up 6 local development agencies in Dobrotvir (Lviv Oblast), Burshtyn (Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast), Ladyzhyn (Vinnytsia Oblast), Dobropillia (Donetsk Oblast), Sverdlovsk and Rovenki (Luhansk Oblast), - locations of DTEK energy plants and DTEK mines.

  • Development of the CSR Projects for HarvEast Company

    Contracted by HarvEast (large Ukrainian agricultural holding) in 2012, PPV Knowledge Networks managed rural areas development programme in Donetsk oblast. Within the programme, a rural development agency was registered in Donetsk, microlending fund and community development funds operational concepts developed.

  • 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.

  • Stakeholder Engagement Strategy for Metinvest Holding

    Within the scope of the project, PPV Knowledge Networks analyzed the current state of stakeholder engagement in Metinvest, produced a benchmarking report on stakeholder engagement practices worldwide and developed a stakeholder engagement strategy for Metinvest Holding. The work required close collaboration with CSR team of Metinvest. Outcomes of the project were included into the sustainable development strategy of Metinvest Holding.

  • Investment Briefs for Lviv, Novyi Rozdil, Dobrotvir and Burshtyn

    PPV Knowledge Networks were involved into data collection and analysis, description of available investment cases and assets for sale (land, real estate, etc.), investment business cases development, developing printed and online investment briefs in Ukrainian and in English for Lviv (2016), Novyi Rozdil (2015), Burshtyn and Dobrotvir (2012).