EU4BUSINESS Initiative: Network of Business Support Centers in Ukraine
Implementing Partner: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Overall goal: promoting sustainable economic development in Ukraine due to the growth of companies, increased employment opportunities and regional prosperity.
Project Duration: 2016 - 2020
The program seeks to increase competitiveness and improve access to finance for Ukrainian SMEs through advisory and capacity-building, as well as preparation for funding from the EBRD and other financial institutions. In addition, the program facilitates the creation of a network of 15 business support centers throughout the country to support SMEs in obtaining appropriate financing and know-how for business development. The project will be useful for at least 30,000 SMEs and entrepreneurs.
Activities organized in 2017 by the Center for Business Support of Kramatorsk, created on the basis of Donetsk CCI:
- Business-forum "Business4Women" (Mariupol, October 18-19).
- Eastern Export Forum (Kramatorsk, November 8);
- Trainings from leading experts on corporate governance "From entrepreneur to business" and on the development of consulting business "How to start a consulting business?" (Kramatorsk, October-November).