Assisting Companies in Going International

We help developing exchanges between enterprises, trigger new ideas, nurture potential partnerships and stimulate firms to develop beyond their initial horizons. One-to-one match making meetings will be organized to help identify trustworthy partners.

The Network’s international business experts have the experience and resources to help your business grow. Whatever your business, we can advise on the best market opportunities to help you expand internationally. The Network offers advisory services and innovation support.

Advice for International Growth

Enterprise Europe Network experts provide your business with the advice it needs to grow and expand into international markets.

You can get free access to a range of advisory services such as: 

  • how to export your products or services to new markets
  • how to get CE marking for your products
  • the best way to finance your plans for growth
  • how to protect your intellectual property assets in another country

The Network's areas of expertise are listed below:

Get Advice

Get in touch

Your first step is to get in touch with any one of the local Network contact points. An expert will then:

  • provide you with the information you are looking for
  • decide if you need to work together on a personalised plan
  • redirect you to the most appropriate service


Agree on a plan of action 

If the Network is the right service for you, your Network expert can help create an action plan based on the following points:

  • your business goals
  • the actions you need to take to get there
  • the timetable you plan to work within


Carry out the plan and get results 

A Network expert will accompany your business along the way. Their job is to make sure that you meet your goals and that your business becomes more competitive as a result of your collaboration with the Network.

Areas of Expertise

Network advisory services mainly focus on EU topics. Take a look at some of the areas where our experts can help your business:


EU legislation and standards

We help you apply EU regulations and comply with standards


Access to international markets

We provide you with market intelligence and capacity building services, identify suitable markets for growth and advise on local business conditions.


International public contracts

We map existing cross-border and EU tender opportunities and help you apply for calls.


Finance and funding

We help you identify sources of finance and ensure your business is investor ready. .


EU funding and application support

We identify EU funding opportunities that suit your business' needs and help you apply.


Intellectual property rights (IPR)

We help you protect and expand your IPR, and draft your patents and IPR exploitation strategies.


Energy and resource efficiency

We help you understand and source the best technologies for your business, and identify finance opportunities for eco-innovation and green entrepreneurship.


Management improvements

We identify, select and customise the adequate management model for your business, in line with your needs.


Many of these topics are detailed on the Your Europe Business portal. Have a look at this online practical guide before reaching out to your local contact point: the answer to your question(s) might already be there.

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