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ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA (Foreign Trade Promotion Organisation) offers support to Austrian companies interested in export. When it comes to marketing products and services, establishing networks with international partners and providing first-hand market knowledge, ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA helps you to get a...
AGORiA is Belgium's largest employers' organisation and trade association representing more than 1.600 members active in the technology industry in Belgium, more specifically in the following sectors : Aerospace - Automotive - Construction products - Contracting & Maintenance - Electrical...
Anti Copying In Design (ACID) is a trade association for designers and manufacturers with a diverse membership ranging from individuals to multinationals and spanning many industry sectors. The organisation is committed to fighting design theft and working with Parliament for design law reform. ACID...
Established in 1991, today ARC Fund (Applied Research and Communications Fund) is the premier Bulgarian innovation policy and research institute. Its activities encourage competitiveness and growth of economies in Southeast Europe through promotion of innovation and transfer of advanced technologies...
ARCA is a consortium for the application of research and the creation of innovative enterprises, which has been active since 2003 and has exploited a partnership between the University of Palermo and a private entrepreneurial group committed to industrial research and technological transfer. The...
The Wallonia Export-Investment Agency (AWEX) is the governmental agency of the Walloon Region of Belgium in charge of promoting foreign trade and attracting foreign investment. Outside Belgium, AWEX relies on a network of more than 100 trade and economic representatives covering some 120 markets and...
The Belgian-Chinese Economic and Commercial Council (BCECC) is the leading Belgian business association for companies engaged in doing business in or with China. It is a non-profit organization established in the 1980s following China’s open-door policy. BCECC is located in Brussels, the heart of...
The Benelux Chamber of Commerce in China (BenCham) is a Beijing not-for-profit corporation, independent of any other non-profit, commercial or governmental organisation. The BenCham member base consists of large corporations, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), start-up entrepreneurs, as well...
The British Chamber of Commerce in China (BritCham) exists to expand opportunities for UK-China commerce and investment. It provide business intelligence, networking and support services to all member companies, from the biggest multi-nationals right through to fledgling start-ups. Members receive...
he British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong is a dynamic force that represents the business interests of its members both in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the Asia Pacific Region. The Chamber represents a broad spectrum of British, Hong Kong, international and Chinese companies, most of whom share...
The Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency (BSMEPA) was established in 2004 with the Ministry of Economy and Energy of Republic of Bulgaria. BSMEPA is a Government institution and its main functions are focused on the implementation of the Bulgarian Government’s policy for SMEs. In...
Business Beyond Borders, is a European Commission initiative which will help businesses, in particular Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Clusters, to operate internationally with the ultimate goal of increasing economic growth within and outside Europe. Additional support will be provided to...
The Business Innovation Croatian Agency – BICRO is the key governmental organisation in charge of catalysing the innovation process. BICRO both develops and coordinates national policy measures related to innovation on one hand, and the necessary financial instruments on the other, with the ultimate...
The Business Support Centre Cyprus, member of the Enterprise Europe Network, operates in the Republic of Cyprus and is coordinated by the Research Promotion Foundation. It provides a range of services for the benefit of SMEs as per the Enterprise Europe Network’s activities
The Portugal-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCILC) was founded in 1978. It is a non-profit private entity devoted to the development of the economic and commercial relationship between Portugal and the People’s Republic of China. In its governing bodies are included the most relevant...
CECE is the recognized organization representing and promoting the European construction equipment and related industries to achieve a fair competitive environment via harmonized standards and regulations. European construction machines represent about 30% of the worldwide production, and the...
Cerame-Unie is the voice of the European ceramic industry. It creates and maintains a constructive dialogue with the EU institutions, international partners and the social and environmental stakeholders by providing expertise in such important fields as environment and health & safety, climate...
As a pilot project for sustainable urbanization, “China EU Future City” (CEFC) aims to bring European technologies to the Chinese market and help European SMEs to enter the market by developing a low-carbon city that integrates industrial, commercial and residential zones in a sustainable and...
China Files is an Italian editorial agency specializing in-depth reports and analysis about Asia, with a special focus on China. Our website is open to contributions from journalists but it also welcome specialized contributions from scholars and professionals in the field of economy, finance, law...
The main objective of the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) is to be the leading organisation helping UK companies grow and develop their business with China. CBBC works closely with the private sector and trade organisations, including UK Trade & Investment; the British Embassy and Consulate...
The CHOICE project will provide continuity and progress in supporting and strengthening China Collaboration on ICT research with Europe, offering timely input and follow-up on common ICT R&D priorities and future cooperation opportunities between the EC and China, and assisting in focusing dialogue...
CLEPA is the European Association of Automotive Suppliers. 84 of the world's most prominent suppliers for car parts, systems and modules and 26 National trade associations and European sector associations are members of CLEPA, representing more than 3,000 companies, employing more than three million...
Confederación Empresarial de Madrid-CEOE (CEIM) CEIM, the Confederation of Employers and Industries of the Madrid Region, is composed of more than 280 business organisations. After 30 years of activity, it is the largest business organisation of the Madrid Region. One of CEIM's main objectives is to...
The CBI's mission is to help create and sustain the conditions in which businesses in the United Kingdom can compete and prosper for the benefit of all. The CBI is the UK's largest and most influential business group. Its Beijing office was established in 2006 and has more than 500 member companies...
The Czech Trade Promotion Agency was established by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic in May 1997. The main objective is to promote the internationalization of Czech companies by facilitating their cooperation links with foreign entrepreneurs. Czech Trade's head office is...
The Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC) is a non-profit organization, which serves as the natural centre for the Danish business community in China by providing a platform for networking, information and best practice sharing as well as helping Danish companies grow and develop their business...
DUSA - European Association Suzhou' is a private, non-profit organization based in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. It was founded in November 2002 by several German companies with the goal to give these small companies a stronger position and security against the odds of doing business in China...
The Dutch Chamber of Commerce (Dutch Chamber) is a non-profit organization representing large-, medium- and small-sized companies which have an active interest in developing two-way trade between the Netherlands, Hong Kong, and the region. Established in 1991, the Dutch Chamber provides SMEs with...
Dutch Design Workspace is a Dutch government funded incubator program that provides support to Dutch design firms setting up in China with two important elements; a plug and play shared office space and a special support program. The aim of Dutch Design Workspace is to create a bigger business...
EALink is a one-stop-shop where European SMEs and business organisations can find key information and relevant links to develop business in Asia EALink gives you direct access to various European business support initiatives in Asia, with latest reports, trainings, seminars and services. With only 2...
The Europe-China Clean Energy Centre (EC2) is a 5-year EU-funded cooperation project started in 2010, set-up by the European Commission, the National Energy Administration of China and the Ministry of Commerce of China and supported by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea. EC2's...
The Enterprise Europe Network is the largest network of contact points providing information and advice to EU companies on EU matters, in particular small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Launched in 2008 by the European Commission, the Enterprise Europe Network is made up of close to 600 partner...
ECCI is a private non-profit organization, covering the whole of Estonia, whose members are companies and organisations registered in Estonia. ECCI supports and assist Estonian companies in manyfold acticities relating to entrepreneurship at home and and abroad as well as foreign companies wishing...
EU Gateway to China is an EU-funded initiative helping European companies to establish long-lasting business collaborations in China. This promising market is included as a pilot of the wider EU Gateway | Business Avenues, a flagship programme of the European Union which is also targeting Korea and...
The EU SME Centre in Beijing provides a comprehensive range of hands-on support services to European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), getting them ready to do business in China. Our team of experts provides advice and support in four areas – business development, law, standards and...
EURATEX's main objective is to promote the interests of its members while taking into account the European Union's institutional framework and its international obligations. As the voice of the European textile and clothing industry, EURATEX's main objective is to create an environment within the...
The European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (ECC) is a non-governmental business interest group which creates business opportunities via its network of Chambers, business associations and government agencies. The ECC is a 'Chamber of Chambers' with its membership comprising 12 European national...
The European Chamber is the voice of European business in China: providing a channel of communication within high-level Chinese and European political and economic circles; as well as monitoring and reporting on China´s market access and lobbying on trade related issues.
Finnish Business Council Shanghai, FBCS, is the largest business networking platform for Finland-related companies in Greater Shanghai area. FBCS's mission is to provide its members with quality assured information and a forum to network and to share experiences. In order to fulfil this mission...
FinChi Innovation Centre, headquartered in Shanghai with a branch office in Shenzhen, is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing a fast, safe and trouble-free platform for Finnish companies, institutions and other organizations entering China. In this unique Finland-China community with...
FinnCham facilitates opportunities for its members to promote their business interests in Hong Kong and through Hong Kong into Mainland China, and fosters commerce and communication between Finland and Hong Kong. The Chamber represents its member companies in several major international forums: the...
Finpro is a globally operating organization that helps Finnish companies grow internationally and successfully. Finpro has over 350 professionals working in 65 offices in more than 40 countries. Finpro serves companies by enabling them to be at the right markets at the right time with a competitive...
The Flanders Cleantech Association (FCA) was established in 2010 and is a free and open association for all cleantech stakeholders in the Flanders region of Belgium, including companies, knowledge institutions, investors and cleantech service associations. We operate closely with Chambers of...
Flanders investment & trade is a government agency supporting Flanders based businesses working abroad, and foreign companies wishing to set up operations in northern Belgium.
Greek Innovation is an online platform with the goal to share information about technology transfer and innovation for the global business community.
Grupo SODERCAN is a group of public enterprises under the Regional Ministry of Innovation, Industry Commerce and Tourism of the Cantabrian Government, whose purpose is to contribute actively to strengthening the Cantabrian industrial network. Grupo SODERCAN aims to promote entrepreneurial talent...
The mission of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI) is to foster the development of the economy, the safety of business transactions and fair market practices, and the representation of the common interests of those carrying out business activities. HCCI especially aims at...
The Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency (HITA) was established by the Government to promote the international business activities of Hungarian small and medium-sized enterprises and to encourage foreign businesses to invest in Hungary. The Agency is a central organisation subordinated directly to...
Informest Consulting Ltd. is a spin-off of the Assistance & Consultancy Department from Informest, established in 1991 under Italian Law n.19, with the objective of promoting the economic development and internationalisation process of Italian SMEs. The focus of Informest Consulting’s activity is...
INSME - is a non-profit Association, based in Rome (Italy), open to international membership. Its mission is to stimulate transnational cooperation and public and private partnership in the field of innovation and technology transfer to SMEs. Activities are supported by the Italian Ministry for...
Established in 1980, Intellectual Property Publishing House (IPPH) is on the field of Patent Information Service and Patent Document Publication. As a subordinate of State Intellectual Office of China, our mission is to deliver professional services and portfolio solutions to governments...
The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a not-for-profit membership association dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective commerce. Headquartered in New York City, INTA also has offices in Shanghai and...
Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts (KCCIC) is a non - governmental and a non - profit seeking organization, unifying various businesses, educational, scientific and high technology institutions, registered in Lithuania. KCCIC provides support services for business development and...
LNP China make it easy and secure for the best companies from overseas to thrive in China. Many foreign SMEs with an opportunity to do business in China get put off by the time, cost, and risk of setting up and running a company there. LNP China remove this issue, by operating clients’ back- office...
Held on September 15th & 16th 2020 in Grenoble – France, and gathering 750 international participants from over 25 countries, MedFIT is the leading European business convention dedicated to innovation partnerships in the fields of medical technology, diagnostics and digital health sector. MedFIT is...
The Netherlands Business Support Offices (NBSOs) are set up by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (via NL EVD International) specifically to support Dutch businesses in their international activities. The NBSOs are dedicated to the promotion of Dutch trade and investment and are particularly effective...
The Netherlands Patent Office, a department of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, implements (inter)national patenting regulations within the Netherlands and promotes the use of patents as a source of information and inspiration. We offer support and supervision to entrepreneurs, service...
The Nordic IPR Forum is the most renowned Intellectual Property Rights event for the Nordic region. Over the past 9 years, it has established a reputation for being a unique IP event for senior IP professionals to address complex needs, explore strategies to boost business performance, learn and...
Orgalime, the European Engineering Industries Association, speaks for 33 trade federations representing some 130,000 companies in the mechanical, electrical, electronic, metalworking & metal articles industries of 22 European countries. The industry employs some 9.7 million people in the EU and in...
Own-it offers intellectual property (IP) advice, information and learning resources for the creative sector. We offer a range of services, from basic to specialist support, through an online enquiries system, online and face-to face seminars and workshops and, where appropriate, surgeries with IP...
Regional Advisory and Information Centre Presov (RPIC Presov) is a business support centre operating in eastern part of Slovakia and providing services for entrepreneurs and participating in various regional, national and international projects and initiatives of European Commission. RAIC Presov...
Confindustria Sicilia is the oldest of the 18 Regional Federations that belong to Confindustria System. It was established in Catania on the 6th of November 1944, bringing together the Associations of the Industrialists of Catania, Messina, Palermo and Syracuse in order to “coordinate and...
The Spanish Chamber of Commerce in China helps Spanish companies to develop their business in China through their network in Beijing, Shanghai and South China. The Chamber particularly encourages its member's interest in an active and preferential way in order to promote commercial relationships...
Tekes is the most important publicly funded expert organization for financing research, development and innovation in Finland and does not derive any financial profit from its activities, nor claim any intellectual proprietary rights. Tekes promotes a broad-based view on innovation: besides funding...
The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is a free, not for profit, elective and apolitical association of private Italian entrepreneurs and enterprises, established in 1991 and recognized by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. It operates in tune with the Italian diplomatic bodies in...
The European IPR Helpdesk provides direct support and advice in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) issues to beneficiaries of European Union (EU) funded projects focusing on Research and Technical Development (RTD) as well as Competitiveness and Innovation Programmes (CIP). At the same time the...
The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (CCIFC) is a private associative structure established in 1992 which focuses on supporting French and Sino-French firms and helping them develop their business in China. It gathers more than 1,200 members. Its priority is to offer services to its...
The French Chamber is today one of the largest European chambers in Hong Kong and one of the largest French Chambers in Asia-Pacific. Established in 1986, the French Chamber is a private association that caters for its members’ needs and interests. Members are its stakeholders and they design the...
The German Centre Beijing supports small and medium-sized German companies in opening or expanding their own local base in China. Through the combination of offices and services, and the easy access to networks, companies can quickly enter new markets with calculable risk and manageable costs...
The UK Intellectual Property Office is the government’s Executive Agency responsible for IP. Their international arm leads on supporting UK businesses to succeed in the global economy. They work with international partners, government departments, businesses and others to develop an international...
With professional advisers across 96 international markets, UK Trade & Investment is the government department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy and assists overseas companies to bring their high-quality investment to the UK.
The "Understanding China" aims to improve the understanding of European SMEs of the Chinese market. A wide range of activities is carried out to achieve this overall objective. They can be grouped under two main sections: annual training for business representative organisations and a series of...
Veneto Innovazione Spa is the regional government agency for applied research, innovation and technology transfer of Regione del Veneto in the North East of Italy. The aim is to promote and develop applied research, innovation and technology transfer inside the regional production system...