The Enterprise Europe Network is the world’s largest support network for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) with international ambitions. It has 3,000 experts across 600 member organisations in more than 60 countries. Member organisations include chambers of commerce and industry, technology centres, and research institutes.
The Network helps ambitious SMEs innovate and grow internationally. It provides international business expertise with local knowledge across a range of targeted services:
– Innovation support
The Network also offers specialised industry expertise across 17 sectors.
The Network manages Europe’s largest database of business opportunities. With the profiles in the database, Network experts can help businesses forge international partnerships with excellent growth potential.
The Network organises 70,000 international business meetings every year.
Network experts recognise innovation potential and can help SMEs shape it into commercial success. Support includes:
– Advice and help for innovative SMEs to access R&I funding (e.g. H2020, SME Instrument)
– Dedicated support services for SME Instrument beneficiaries
– Help in finding the right technology to improve your innovation
– Help in finding the finance it needs to grow
You can find your local contact point here: http://een.ec.europa.eu/
Source: European Commission