European DIGITAL SME Alliance recognised as a Partner Organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues

The European DIGITAL SME Alliance has been recognised by the European Commission as a Partner Organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues.

This EU-funded initiative builds on over 25 years of successful experience, helping European companies to establish long-lasting business collaborations in Asia. Between 2016 and 2020 the programme will organise over 50 business missions to Korea, China, Japan and South East Asia (Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam).

Business missions are entry tickets to markets with challenging business culture or regulatory constraints. They are open to a total of 2700 selected European companies from various sectors (e.g. Green Energy Technologies, Environment & Water Technologies, Healthcare & Medical Technologies, Construction & Building Technologies, Contemporary European Design, Organic Food & Beverage, etc.) including Information & Communication Technologies.

Upcoming business mission are already open for application on the official calendar, and ICT SMEs are invited to explore their opportunities in Singapore and Thailand! European companies meeting the eligibility criteria can already apply online or request support for the application process.

EU Gateway | Business Avenues helps sound out business opportunities in promising markets, minimises the costs typically required to enter a new market, supports companies when making new contacts and strengthening their company network, enables entrepreneurs to discuss challenges and opportunities with industry players and, finally, offers professional coaching and follow-up at all stages.