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.



  • Business school for door manufacturers
    15/08/2019 to 17/08/2019

    With the support of the EBRD and the EU4Business initiative of the European Union, the Business Support Centre in Rivne is organising a ‘Business school for door manufacturers’ spread out over six three-day modules between June and November, aimed at owners and managers of Ukrainian companies interested in building their business and exporting their products.

  • Efficiency in the Walnut Business

    A training on ‘Efficiency in the Walnut Business’ is being organised by the Khmelnitsky Business Support Centre on 19 August, with the support of the EBRD, as part of the EU4Business initiative.

    The all-day training will focus on effective management of businesses specialised in the walnut industry, addressing business objectives, tips and best practices on cultivation and selling of several types of walnuts. 

    The training will cover the following topics:


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