SME support

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How joining a cluster provides vital support for EU SMEs

Clusters make up a significant part of the European industrial landscape. Currently, there are around 3000 specialised clusters in Europe accounting for 54 million jobs. Clusters are key to boosting collaboration and connecting enterprises, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...
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What funding and support is available for SMEs?

To help SMEs navigate the current economic crisis, the European Commission has created several funding schemes. In particular, the REACT-EU funding scheme is a comprehensive and ambitious recovery plan. It will play a key role in ensuring a balanced recovery, fostering convergence, and ensuring no...
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European AI Act, position paper issued by the European DIGITAL SME Alliance

European AI regulation is on the way. Members of European DIGITAL SME Alliance’s Task Force AI & Standards contributed to a new position paper, outlining concerns that the current proposal could burden innovative European SMEs. The complex and costly conformity assessment process described in the...

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Launch of the ENRICH in the USA Network

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan. 24, 2018 -- The ENRICH in the USA Network was launched in San Francisco today. It will provide information and support services to EU innovators and researchers wishing to expand their activities to the US. It will focus on accelerating access to the US innovation ecosystem...
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Ready2Go will help 80 companies expand in five target countries: Cameroon, Chile, India, Canada and the US.

Ready2Go is looking to help dynamic small and medium-sized European businesses to go global. This new European Commission pilot project is managed by an international consortium led by Promos Milan in collaboration with the Enterprise Europe Network. Five target countries: Ready2Go will help 80...