Success stories

EBRD and EU help develop women-led Ukrainian businesses
Kiev travel agency improves website and extends client base Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine account for a large majority of private sector employment and help drive much-needed stabilisation and economic growth. The EBRD, with support from Sweden and the European Union under its EU4Business Initiative, works to strengthen this important segment of the economy with tailored...
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In order to provide modern water treatment solutions for households and businesses in Ukraine , the EBRD is extending a US$ 3 million loan to Ecosoft, the country’s leading producer of water purification equipment. The investment will strengthen inclusion by providing customers with access to clean water at affordable rates. Inclusion is one of the six transition qualities defining the EBRD’s...
Sergei Sinizkiy, the founder of Dzherelo, a grain and industrial crop grower, standing next to his tractor.
A Ukrainian SME has grown its grain and industrial crop business thanks to a series of carefully targeted small loans arranged under the EU4Business programme. Now the small company, Dzherelo, has expanded to farm 1 000 hectares and created seven jobs. Farmland expansion plan supported Sergei Sinizkiy, a businessman farmer in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, was farming just a few hectares of land little...
Success stories @ #EUkraine
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Media group 1+1 and the EU Delegation to Ukraine have launched the project #EUkraine, aimed at publicising the country’s SME success stories The #EUkraine multimedia project, launched on 8 September, aims to support the development of and inspire Ukrainian SMEs by publicising success stories in the country, as well as data on the business environment in both Ukraine and Europe. The project...
Members of the Ukrainian Business Delegation on their study visit to Cyprus, in front of the logo of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce.
Representatives from 23 Ukrainian SMEs went on an East Invest study trip to Cyprus in June 2016 to establish contacts with companies there. They networked and learned about the latest technology in their sectors through a series of visits, seminars and B2B meetings on the island. Employees from over 20 Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises made a business trip to Cyprus from 12 to 16 June...
Representatives of Ukrainian SMEs from the sustainable construction sector, visiting the Polish National Energy Conservation Agency in Warsaw, as part of the EU4Business East Invest programme.
Ten SMEs from Ukraine’s Donetsk region visited Poland in search of potential trading partners, in a “Roadshow” trip organised under the EU4Business East Invest programme. Several of the companies from the agribusiness sector visited the international WorldFood exhibition in Warsaw. WorldFood Warsaw provides a platform to connect and conduct business with over 4 000 food industry buyers operating...