The EU4Business Initiative serves SMEs as the beneficiaries of EU support in the Eastern Partnership countries — Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine. Scroll down the page to learn more about the EU4Business portfolio, projects, partners and other useful initiatives.

EU4Business Initiative

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the 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.


start_date: 09.12.2022
end_date: 08.02.2025
Project Objectives: Identify the needs of the local communities in target regions, promote of development and/or enhancement of tourism and agricultural value chains, improve skills and competencies through vocational education for target groups in rural areas, strengthen rural development in target regions.
start_date: 01.03.2022
end_date: 31.08.2024
The project aims to revitalize the abandoned Soviet sewing factory into DILIJAN FACTORY, a modern space fostering collaboration among enterprises and individuals, stimulating creativity and idea exchange while reducing entrepreneurial risk. The initiative includes renovating the building, establishing production units with market access, creating a Business Support Center, a Coworking Center with Incubator and Accelerator, and a Hospitality Business Association.



The EU4Climate initiative, funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP, supports governments in the Eastern Partnership (EaP). It helps these countries take action against climate change, aiming for a low-emission and climate-resilient economy. The initiative focuses on implementing the Paris Agreement, improving climate policies and legislation, and reducing the impact of climate change on citizens' lives while enhancing their resilience to environmental challenges.


The European Union for Environment (EU4Environment) programme helps Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova preserve their natural capital and increase people’s environmental well-being. It backs actions related to the environment, uncovers possibilities for more sustainable growth, and establishes methods to more effectively handle risks and influences on the environment.

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