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News article19 April 2021Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

European IP Helpdesk @ EU Open for Business: A New Compass for SMEs Online Event


EU Open for Business - A new Compass for SMEs
European Commission

The European IP Helpdesk team has once again joined forces with the European Commission (DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs) for this year's virtual "EU Open for Business" training campaign.

Taking place on 26-28 May 2021, the series of webinars aims to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) navigate the various EU business, finance and IP support tools and mechanisms available.

If you are an SME owner or work with SMEs, then save the date! During the event, you will not only hear about the SME strategy for a sustainable and digital Europe, but also receive practical tips and advice on:

•    Doing business in the EU Single Market
•    EU financial support for SMEs
•    Intellectual Property and how to protect it
•    Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme
•    Access to new markets in the EU and beyond
•    The CASSINI Initiative and how SMEs can use space data in a down to earth way

The full programme will be online shortly at

Registration opens on 26 April 2021. 


Publication date
19 April 2021
Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises