Enterprise Europe Network
Enterprise Europe Network: Europe within the range of your company Enterprise Europe Network is the biggest European network that supports innovation and internationalisation of companies. It provides services to SMEs for information, advice on EU laws, and growth support.
The Network’s activities include:
Support companies to identify partners in Europe for commercial, technical or collaborative research
Support SMEs in the creation of new products that can conquer new markets
Advise companies about European legislation, norms, and intellectual property
Ensure that the concerns of regional companies reach European institutions, and enable them to take part in the decision-making on a European level
Enterprise Europe Network is co-financed by the European Commission and partner organisations in the framework of COSME - Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.
Launched in 2008, it has 4000 experts in 600 partner organisations in more than 50 countries.
The Network has already enabled more than 2.5 million companies to benefit from the single European market.
In France, the Enterprise Europe Network comprises of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bpifrance, and regional agencies for innovation and internationalisation.
“Enterprise Europe Network represents a milestone in our strategy to promote entrepreneurship and growth of businesses. SMEs have created abundant jobs in the last ten years and this network will help them continue their growth with a concrete, European value addition” (Antonio Tajani, Vice President, European Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship)
Bpifrance was a member of the South-West and Ile de France-Centre consortia till the end of 2014.
Between 2015 and 2021, Bpifrance will be a member of the consortium Ile de France / Centre.