European Commission Programs for Entrepreneurs
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The session will showcase some of the programs developed by the European Commission to support entrepreneurship and small businesses. It will focus on the Enterprise Europe Network, a support network for SMEs and entrepreneurs with international ambitions. Learn what are the main features of the network, as well the broad range of services it provides for grow-oriented SMEs will be briefly reviewed.
The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs program will also be introduced: it offers the opportunity to work alongside an experienced entrepreneur in another participating country while strengthening the skills needed to develop a business.
Various lessons to be learned from those entrepreneurship/SMEs support actions will be addressed, notably from a policy perspective.