The Ministry of economic development has created the official portal of the EU Programme to support small and medium business in Ukraine cosme.me.gov.ua.
As the press service of the Ministry, the portal contains information for small and medium businesses about the possibilities of entering new markets and exchange of experience with EU to improve internal business processes.
The budget of the programme COSME by 2020 is 2.3 billion euros. The Ministry noted that Ukrainian entrepreneurs can participate in the program projects for a total amount of 900 million euros.
COSME provides opportunities:
– to enter the EU market and the markets of the partners of the program (via enterprise Europe network – Europe Entreprise Network);
– get easy access to information on business activities (through online portals the Your Europe business portal, Trade helpdesk, European cluster collaboration platform)
undergo a business internship abroad in a real enterprise (exchange of experience with the Erasmus for young entrepreneurs);
– to take part in special contests to the state authorities that form and implement policies to ensure the best business climate in the country.