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EEPA National Winners 2018 – Supporting the Internationalisation of Business


EEPA – The European Enterprise Promotion Awards [2], recognises outstanding projects from across Europe that are working to support entrepreneurs and small businesses across six different categories.

The fourth category of the EEPA “Supporting the Internationalisation of Business” [3] recognises initiatives that encourage enterprises and particularly small and medium-sized businesses to benefit more from the opportunities offered by markets, both inside and outside the EU. This year the category has nine different projects competing to win, so who will make it onto the European shortlist? Find out at the end of September after the EEPA 2018 Jury meeting!

Bulgaria: Supporting the internationalization and digitalization of SMEs in Bulgaria and Europe [4]

Denmark: Lean Landing [5]

Estonia: Development of the Estonian timber sector as the biggest exporter of wooden houses in the European Union [6]

Finland: Kasvu Open – company growth sparring programme [7]

Hungary: Startup Budapest Programme [8]

Malta: Enabling the digital transformation of Maltese SMEs [9]

Slovenia: Innovative business model 2COUNTRY [10]

Spain: Misión Inversa del Vino y la Alimentación [11]

Turkey: Cyberpark Accelerator Program (CAP): An Internationalization Pathway Business [12]

Come back to Promoting Enterprise every week to discover the national winners across the other five EEPA categories: Promoting the entrepreneurial spirit [13]Investing in Entrepreneurial Skills [14], Improving the business environment [15]Supporting the development of green markets and resource efficiency [16] and Responsible and inclusive entrepreneurship [17].

Want to know who will be judging the 2018 projects? Meet the EEPA 2018 Jury [18] here on the Portal!