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More than 50 participants from businesses across southern Ukraine attended a conference on energy saving solutions for business, organised by the Mykolaiv Business Support Centre, with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the EU4Business initiative. The conference on ‘Practical Implementation of Alternative Energy and Energy Saving Technologies in Business’ took...
Course materials from the EU4Business export training in Rivne
Entrepreneurs representing 14 companies from seven regions of Ukraine recently took part in an EU4Business training on how to start an export business, organised by the Business Support Centre in Rivne. Ukrainian entrepreneurs are increasingly confident in international markets, but SMEs still have many legitimate and unjustified barriers in their export activities. In order for local business to...
Hannover Messe is the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology
The EU4Business SMEDA project (Support to SME development in Armenia) is inviting Armenian companies, who have innovative solutions in Precision Engineering and the Internet of Things (IoT) to participate in the Hannover Messe 2018 trade faire and in a roadshow in Germany, taking place from 17 to 28 April, 2018. The deadline to apply is 7 November. SMEDA will choose up to 4 companies, which will...
Businesses and exporters in the Mikolayiv area of Ukraine took part in a comprehensive training on ‘Export practices and procedures for new exporters’ organised on 2-3 October by the Business Support Centre of Mykolayiv with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the EU4Business initiative. For the first time in Mykolayiv, business representatives had the...
Ukrainian hrivna
The German-Ukrainian Fund (GUF) and KredoBank signed an agreement today, 11 October 2017, on providing UAH 100 million in loans to Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). According to the agreement, KredoBank will provide credit at the level of around 15% per annum in hryvnias. The deal is part of the SME Promotion Programme funded by the German government through the German State...
The first part of a ‘Going Digital’ training for women entrepreneurs and managers has been held by the Business Support Centre in Chernihiv, organised by EU4Business and implemented by the European bank for Reconstruction and Development . Participants in pursuit of personal development received a powerful boost from trainer Roman Gavrysh, who is the managing partner of the leading digital...
A first OECD workshop on ‘Improving Business statistics in Armenia’ was held under the EU4Business programme on 4 October in Yerevan. Representatives from different stakeholders involved in the production and analysis of business statistics took part in the event, including the State Statistical Service, Central Bank of Armenia, Ministry of Economic Development and Investments, and the State...
Caption: The conference on food exports was held at the Mykolaiv Business Support Centre
More than 65 businesses and stakeholders from the Mykolayiv, Kherson, Odesa and Kyiv regions of Ukraine recently attended an EU4Business conference on standards and export potential for the food industry, a unique opportunity to meet leading international export experts, learn about opportunities for development in their industry, and get acquainted with best practices for entering the EU markets...
The EU4Business SMEDA project (‘Support to SME development in Armenia’) is linking up with the Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy and Goldsmiths University of London to organise a five-day training for Armenian journalists who are actively engaged in writing and story-telling on economic, business, high-tech, innovation and startup topics with local media outlets in Armenia. Interested journalists...
Caption: Azerbaijan has set nine targets for agriculture by 2020
The government of Azerbaijan has set nine strategic targets for the production and processing of agricultural products. The 2016-2020 strategic roadmap for the sector aims to create a favourable environment for the production and processing sector of competitive agricultural products, based on principles of sustainable development. Among its targets by 2020, the roadmap aims to see the creation...