EU project page

EU4Business: SME Competitiveness and Internationalisation

Project Description
The project “EU4Business: SME Competitiveness and Internationalisation” aims to support Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises as well as to mitigate the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemiс. It provides: advisory measures through newly developed COVID-19 Business Clinics and grant support targeted at the recovery of SMEs; advisory support to the local communities in building sustainable SME ecosystems and promoting innovation and internationalisation of SMEs; educational support to the industrial clusters in increasing the innovation and export capabilities of its SME-participants.
Specific Objective
• Strengthen sustainable policy frameworks and business support ecosystem at local levels, with specific focus on SMEs;
• Enhance sustainable entrepreneurship and business competitiveness and internationali-sation, especially by SMEs.
Expected Results
• Strengthened regulatory and operational frameworks for SMEs at local level;
• Innovative business support measures at local level (via selected priority projects);
• Innovative products/services/business models by SMEs, including use of digital tools (developed via selected priority projects);
• Improved delivery of business advisory services by BIOs;
• Effective business integration and trade links in European and global markets;
• Enhanced clusters management practices and strategic connections.
Project map
Photo gallery
EU project page
EU project page
EU project page
EU project page
Stories
PROJECT DETAILS
Ukraine
Priority Area:
Partnership that creates
Subsector:
Economy & trade
Topic:
Business
Project Status:
Ongoing
Start Date:
05.11.2020
End Date:
04.05.2024
Implementing Organisation:
GIZ
Funding by the EU:
€15 500 000
EU Project Number:
418-940

Interested in the latest news and opportunities?

This website is managed by the EU-funded Regional Communication Programme for the Eastern Neighbourhood ('EU NEIGHBOURS east’), which complements and supports the communication of the Delegations of the European Union in the Eastern partner countries, and works under the guidance of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, and the European External Action Service. EU NEIGHBOURS east is implemented by a B&S Europe-led consortium. It is part of the larger Neighbourhood Communication Programme (2020-2024) for the EU's Eastern and Southern Neighbourhood, which also includes 'EU NEIGHBOURS south’ project that runs the EU Neighbours portal.


The information on this site is subject to a Disclaimer and Protection of personal data. © European Union,