Past events

Start-up Boost Weekend
The EU4Business SMEDA project is supporting the fourth Start-up Boost Weekend in Armenia from 22-24 February, 2019. This time, the weekend will be held at the Yerevan State University for around 120 students from a total of 6 partner universities. The Start-up Boost Weekend is aimed to promote entrepreneurial thinking among students. During the three-day event, students from different...
Dried fruit in Armenia
Four Armenian companies will be attending the leading international trade fair for organic products, BioFach 2019 in Nuremberg on 13-16 February, thanks to support of the International Trade Centre (ITC) and its partners. The participating companies are beneficiaries of Ready to Trade project, which is funded by the European Union, as part of the EU4Business initiative, and aims to connect SMEs...
Info session on applications for Armenia Start-up Academy
The application process is now open for the fourth batch of the Armenia Start-up Academy, with an information session in Yerevan on 4 February, designed to introduce the application process and the Academy's programme. The deadline for applications to the programme is 15 February. The Armenia Start-up Academy (ASA) is a unique pre-acceleration programme of 12 weeks for selected Armenian tech...
Armenian Start-up Academy Demo Day
The Demo Day of the third batch of graduates of the EU-funded Armenia Start-up Academy will take place on January 19, from6-8.30pm at the American University of Armenia in Yerevan. The Academy is a game-changing entrepreneurship and start-up education programme, which, with the support of the European Union, shapes Armenia’s innovative future. Fifty-two start-ups and 121 entrepreneurs were...
Eastern Partnership Conference - A stronger economy for stronger societies
On 7 December in Vienna, the Austrian Presidency of the European Council is hosting the first high-level annual Eastern Partnership (EaP) conference around the subject of ‘ A stronger economy for stronger societies - Investing in people for sustainable growth ’. Following up on the Eastern Partnership Summit last November, it is now time to take stock of the achievements within the 20...
Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018
The ‘Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018’ Forum will be held in Gyumri, Armenia from 7-8 December, with the support of the EU4Business ‘Support to SME development in Armenia’ (SMEDA) project . The forum will host more than 200 young people from all regions of Armenia engaged in high-tech and innovation. There will be three main directions for panel discussions and presentations: “Local...
Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018
The Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018 takes place in Vienna on 6 December, organised by the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council . The Forum and B2B Matchmaking platform will be an opportunity for representatives of companies, experts and public institution from EU member states and the EU’s six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and...
Startup Boost Weekend 2018
The EU4Business SMEDA project is supporting the third Startup Boost Weekend in Armenia from 1-2 December, 2018. This time, the weekend will be held at the National Polytechnic University in Yerevan for around 120 students from 5 other universities that have partnered within the SBW initiative. The Startup Boost Weekend is a 48-hour event to promote entrepreneurial thinking among students. During...
Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018
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01/12/2018 to 02/12/2018
The ‘Empowering Regions through High-Tech 2018’ forum will take place for the second time this year in Gyumri, Armenia on 1-2 December. The forum, organised with the support of the EU-SMEDA project and the EU4Business initiative, aims at strengthening entrepreneurship and start-up ecosystems, and connecting tech and non-tech SMEs in the regions. During the 2-day forum, entrepreneurs and young...
Business Innovation Forum 2018
The Business Innovation Forum 2018 will be held from 30 November to 1 December in Dilijan. The forum is an annual international event organised by the Union of Advanced Technology Enterprises and supported by the EU-SMEDA project for the third year in a row. The objective of the Forum is to create a viable platform for business communication, knowledge sharing and discussions among local and...