Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU’s Eastern Partnership region have the potential to create jobs and drive economic growth. Obstacles such as limited access to finance, burdensome legislation and difficulties entering new markets are hindering their progress. The European Union’s EU4Business breaks down these barriers with finance, support and training to help small businesses realise their full potential. EU4Business support is delivered together with other organisations such as the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Investment Bank.



  • OECD Eurasia Week 2018
    19/11/2018 to 21/11/2018

    OECD Eurasia Week 2018 takes place in Paris on 19-21 November around the theme “OECDeurasia@10: Drawing the Lessons, Shaping the Future”.

  • Odessa beach view
    20/11/2018 to 21/11/2018

    On 20-21 November, the Odessa Business Support Centre will be organising a tourism forum – ‘Tourist Flow 2018’ – aimed at bringing together stakeholders in the industry to discuss challenges and prospects for the future.

    The forum is organised with the support of the EBRD in the framework of the EU4Business initiative.


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Check out the EU Neighbours East site for more information on the EU's cooperation with the countries in the Eastern Partnership region.