Boosting Export Potential: EU4Business and Eurochambres Join Efforts to Support Georgian Eco-Friendly Design Companies
In recent years, Georgia has witnessed the emergence of a growing number of eco-friendly design companies. These enterprises have recognized the significance of sustainable practices and their impact on the environment.
Amidst the contemplation about what to do with the access they had to exquisite and premium textile scraps, art expert Sophia Lapiashvili and marketing specialist Maka Noselidze embarked on an unexpected journey: they founded a company in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic and used the EU4Business support to help expand to new markets.
From the very outset, the AnVita clinic saw its core mission in providing top quality healthcare to people in small towns. The medical center successfully operated in Dobropillya town, Donetsk region, until February 2022, but Russian aggression endangered not only the operation of the clinic, but also people's lives. The business has gone through a difficult path, but still managed to stay afloat and continue its operations. And a microgrant from the EU4Business programme helped them with that.
When Nanuli Chelidze went to the bank to get credit for expanding her guesthouse in Ushguli, she only brought one thing – the notebook filled with reviews from tourists who had stayed at her property in the last couple of years.
The village of Vachnadziani in the Kakheti region of eastern Georgia is famous for having one of the oldest wineries in the country. Locals started building it in the early 1900s. It had to close as the Second World War hit the Soviet Union, and the winery reopened only in 1953, processing that year a bumper crop of grapes harvested by local farmers.