Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU’s Eastern Partnership region have the potential to create jobs and drive economic growth. Obstacles such as limited access to finance, burdensome legislation and difficulties entering new markets are hindering their progress. The European Union’s EU4Business breaks down these barriers with finance, support and training to help small businesses realise their full potential. EU4Business support is delivered together with other organisations such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Investment Bank.



  • Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Industry. Basic Level
    16/07/2018 to 19/07/2018

    Engineers, experts and consultants on energy efficiency and energy conservation are invited to Khmelnytsky to take part in a four-day workshop on "Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing Industry. Basic Level". The workshop takes place on 16-19 July, organised by the Khmelnytskyi Business Support Centre with the support of the EBRD and the EU4Business initiative. The deadline for registration is 10 July.

  • Funding for Business
    17/07/2018 to 18/07/2018

    The Lviv Business Support Centre, with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development under the EU4Business initiative, is organising a two-day workshop on 17-18 July on ‘Funding for Business’.

    The aim of the workshop is to build up the ability of local SMEs to search for and select available financial instruments for the development of their business.

    It is aimed at owners and managers of SMEs that provide high value-added products and services and want to develop their business and raise funds to do so.


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