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.



  • 18/12/2017 to 21/12/2017

    Engineers, experts, consultants for energy efficiency and energy saving are invited to attend a four-day training basic-level workshop in Mykolayiv on Industrial Energy Efficiency, organised by the EBRD within the framework of the EU4Business initiative. The workshop takes place from 18-21 December, and the deadline for registration is 12 December.

  • Women in Business in Belarus
    19/12/2017 to 20/12/2017

    Training course to develop entrepreneurship skills in the framework of Women in Business Initiative.

    4-day course on leadership for women managers of SMEs will take place on 4-5  December and 19-20 December 2017 at the Minsk International Educational Centre named after Johannes Rau (IBB) by address: 11 Gazety Pravda ave., Minsk.

    At the course you will learn:


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