Past events

Students in Armenia have until 8 September to register for Startup Boost Weekend , a three-day event supported by the EU4Business SMEDA project, taking place at the American University of Armenia (AUA) in Yerevan on 14-16 September. The 54-hour event takes place from Friday to Sunday, giving students with different skillsets – software developers, business students, graphic designers, startup...
Armenia Startup Academy
The Armenia Startup Academy – implemented in the framework of the EU4Business SMEDA project – is opening the third batch of its pre-acceleration programme for Armenian startups, with three info sessions organised to introduce the application process and the programme of the Academy in three major cities of Armenia. The sessions are scheduled as follows: 04/09/18, 19:00 - Yerevan, Hero House . 05/...
Women Entrepreneurs’ Club
The Women Entrepreneurship Programme , an initiative of the EU-SMEDA project in Armenia, will hold the second Women Entrepreneurs’ Club on the topic of ‘Connecting People in Business’, on 30 August, at 18:00 at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Yerevan. The Women Entrepreneurs’ Club is an initiative of the EU-SMEDA project funded by the EU under the EU4Business initiative: it will be held on a monthly...
Seven Startup Summit
For the third time in a row, the Sevan Startup Summit will be held on the shores of Armenia's Lake Sevan, from 22-29 July 2018. Among other partners and supporters, the EU, through its EU4Business project for Support to SME Development in Armenia (EU-SMEDA),supports the Startup Armenia Foundation in this highly interactive initiative, which aims to reveal, strengthen and support talented startups...
SBA Public-Private Working Group Yerevan
A meeting of the SBA Public-Private Working Group will take place in Yerevan on 11 July 2018, to l aunch the third cycle of the Small Business Act for Europe (SBA) Assessment, organised by the OECD in the framework of the EU-funded project ‘ EU4Business: From Policies to Action ’. The Small Business Act for Europe is an overarching framework for EU policy on SMEs. It aims to improve the approach...
Engineering Forum-Expo
Armenia’s Vanadzor city will host the second Engineering Forum-Expo that will take place at Vanadzor Technology Centre (VTC) on 7 July, supported by the EU through its EU4Business SMEDA project. The Forum-Expo aims to demonstrate the latest achievements of the engineering sector in Armenia and discuss engineering education and business environment challenges, as well as global developments in the...
Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade - an EU4Business initiative
On 4 July, the International Trade Centre (ITC) will officially launch the ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade - an EU4Business initiative’ project in Armenia. The purpose of the event is to present to the business community, institutions and government officials the key features of the project in Armenia, including the main findings of the value chain analysis for the selected product groups...
'Nerka design happening’ exhibition
A 10-day exhibition on industrial design, with funding and support from the EU-SMEDA project, will take place in the Armenian capital Yerevan from 15-24 June. Industrial design is a field that needs attention and improvement in Armenia, where product design remains under-developed, despite the efforts of some notable designers and their teams, successfully working on product and industrial design...
Fashion Forum Yerevan 2018
Fashion Forum Yerevan 2018 – the first event of its kind – takes place in the Armenian capital from 2-4 June, 2018, organised by the Fashion and Design Chamber of Armenia (FDC) with the support of the EU-funded SMEDA project. The deadline for registration is 28 May. The forum is an excellent opportunity for Armenian designers to meet global fashion representatives, professionals and influencers...
Advancing audit quality assurance systems: trends and opportunities
The EU4Business STAREP project is organising a regional workshop in Vienna on April 26-27, on ‘ Advancing audit quality assurance systems: trends and opportunities’ . The objective of the workshop is to enhance participants’ knowledge about audit quality assurance systems, through presentations and discussions about key principles of audit oversight and processes of quality assurance systems...