The Enterprise Europe Network matches a UK developer of executive training courses with a Czech partner.
"The Network helps you find the best prospective partners in new markets. They do the hunting for you," says Chater from JODA Training.
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Why should SMEs expand their business beyond the EU?
An estimated 90% of global growth will originate outside the EU by 2015.
Developing and emerging markets are expected to account for 60% of world GDP by 2030.
Only some 3 percent of the Enterprise Europe Network's Partnership Agreements presently involve businesses outside the EU or countries covered by the EU's Competitiveness and Innovation Programme (CIP).
There is a huge potential for EU-based SMEs out there!
Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry intends to visit Cape Verde on Tuesday 18 and on Wednesday 19 November 2014 within the context of our Missions for Growth initiative. The purpose of this Mission is to take advantage of Cape Verde's potential in various aspects both domestic and of access to markets, particularly in West Africa.
The European Commission has honoured companies from the UK, Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, Germany and Greece during the Enterprise Europe Network Awards, held for the first time as a stand-alone event in Brussels on 23 September 2014.
The awards recognise successful Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) who are seizing the opportunities offered by Europe's single market by using the services and support of the Enterprise Europe Network.
Discover the nine nominations competing for the 2014 Enterprise Europe Network Awards !
The ceremony will take place in Brussels on 23 September 2014.
The Enterprise Europe Network Awards is a standout opportunity for the European Commission and the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) to recognise and honour entrepreneurs from European small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who are making the most of their opportunities in the single market by using the services and support of the Enterprise Europe Network.
The new Green Action Plan adopted by the European Commission sets out a series of objectives and actions that will be implemented at European level within the framework of the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020.
The plan proposes to exploit green opportunities by improving productivity and reducing costs in SMEs through resource efficiency, supporting green entrepreneurship, and developing Europe's leadership in green processes and technologies.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 billion of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).
A Belgian developer of LED panels was in the dark about 'CE marking' his products until the Enterprise Europe Network enlightened him.
"The Network is a free service that helps you find practical solutions," says entrepreneur Teddy Barbe. Read more ...
In the central Hungarian town of Székesfehérvár, István Nagy runs Nagy és Társa, an SME that makes computer parts and accessories, measuring devices and communications equipment.
When the SME set out to develop a computer-controlled automatic timer, it contacted the Enterprise Europe Network in order to find a software developer in neighbouring Romania.
The first issue of NetWorth, the Enterprise Europe Network electronic newsletter showcasing activities of the Enterprise Europe Network.
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