A coordinated policy approach is needed to devise mutually reinforcing policies for SME scale-up The policies and frameworks which influence SME scale-up are interconnected and often cut across the boundaries of different ministries, government agencies, levels of government and administration. Furthermore, supporting business growth requires a longterm perspective and coherence over time, since the impact of policies on firm growth performance are mainly visible in the mid- to long run.

In this sense, a whole-of government perspective is needed, taking into account policy synergies and trade-offs across different domains. Check out more here: Scale(up)Alps backs OECD stategy on enabling SMEs to scale up