Past events

OECD Eurasia Week 2018
OECD Eurasia Week 2018 takes place in Paris on 19-21 November around the theme “OECDeurasia@10: Drawing the Lessons, Shaping the Future” . This year’s Eurasia Week will include a peer review of Azerbaijan on the topics of the SME Roadmap and Inclusive Investment in the Consumer Goods Sector, and a monitoring review of Georgia’s SME Strategy. Both sessions will discuss the reports that the OECD...
Science and Technology Convergence Forum
The Science and Technology Convergence (STC) Forum will take place in Yerevan from 12-13 October. Supported by EU-SMEDA and other partners, the forum will focus on the future of fundamental and applied research in Armenia. The Forum aims to encourage science and industry cooperation in the IT sector. It will consist of parallel sessions in 6 areas – Quantum Computing, Microelectronics, Computer...
Improving business statistics in Armenia
On 4 October, the OECD will organise a third workshop on business statistics in Yerevan in the framework of its project on 'Improving business statistics in Armenia’, which is part of the EU-funded regional programme ‘ EU4Business: from Policies to Action ’. The workshop will include a presentation of the findings of the OECD statistical report on the SME sector in Armenia, providing structural...
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...