The EU-financed ‘EU4Business: SME Competitiveness and Internationalisation’ Programme will this month repurpose its regular activities to support the resilience of Ukrainian business during the current war.
In 2022, on request of the EU Delegation to Ukraine and the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Programme will focus on the following emergency assistance packages for SMEs, primarily in the western and central parts of Ukraine:
“In the context of war with unstable supply chains, fluctuating markets, riskier legal and contractual preconditions, enterprises require quick assistance to re-establish themselves and survive. The EU4Business Programme will rely on its established partner networks of business support organisations, local economic development agencies, regional chambers of commerce, business clusters, and “Diia.Business” centres to reach out to the most of Ukraine’s business community,” said Armin Hofmann, Programme Director of ‘EU4Business: SME Competitiveness and Internationalisation’.
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