The report published today shows that nearly 72,000 companies in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine received assistance from EU4Business and managed to create over 50,000 new jobs.
The EU has several tools at its discretion to support SMEs within the framework of the Eastern Partnership, with the latest addition being the Equity instrument, part of Access to Finance (A2F).
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching an online resource with legal and business guidance to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises to enhance their response to new challenges following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Amidst his country’s COVID-19 response last year, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte noted “we need to take 100 percent of decisions with 50 percent of information”.
Call for proposals for the business support organisations (BSOs) in the wine, tourism, textiles and creative Industries – deadline 30 September!
The EU4BCC project has launched another call at the beginning of July 2021. The action implemented within EU4BCC is organised on a sectoral basis, which allows to create alliances between EU and Eastern Partnership businesses on a more specific basis.