15 years supporting small businesses with international ambitions

In 2023, the Enterprise Europe Network celebrates its fifteenth birthday. To commemorate this milestone, Network partners across the world will be celebrating alongside some of the 4.2 million small businesses that they have helped to innovate and grow internationally.

Who has the Network been helping?

Embedded in local business structures and connected across the globe, the over 450 Network’s partner organisations are perfectly positioned to support businesses across a vast array of sectors from every corner of the EU.

The Network’s advisers’ trusted advice and practical help has been supporting businesses from agriculture to artificial intelligence, from textile to aerospace, from maritime to creative industries, with a specific focus on enhancing companies’ sustainability, resilience, and digital transformation. Its unique combination of local knowledge and global reach has meant that thousands of companies have been able to access international markets and grow their businesses further and faster.

How has the Network been helping businesses?

More than half a million companies have benefitted from personalised one-to one business advice that has helped them enhance their international potential.

Learn how the Network guided Finnish company OiOi towards international success.

The Network’s advisers ensure businesses are investor ready and able to access the right sources of finance to bring their innovative ideas to commercial success.

Learn how the Network helped Spanish company Life Length secure funding to develop their groundbreaking technology.

Thanks to its expertise and free support, every single day, 525 companies receive specialised guidance and training sessions. The Network helps them reap the opportunities of the EU Single Market and access international markets beyond Europe.

Learn how the Network supported Dutch company Beefy Green in finding the right business partners, and helped Irish company Achill Oysters to take its business onto the global stage.

Why turn to the Network?

These are just a few of the companies that have benefitted from the Network’s support. Companies across Europe and beyond are turning to the Network as a reliable partner with a proven track record in helping companies achieve their international ambitions.