EU4Business: Connecting Companies



The Online Export Academy for SMEs has been designed to offer the Eastern Partnership’s (EaP) small and medium-sized enterprises as an opportunity to grow their business internationally and increase export volume to the EU. The export academy will consist of a series of 5 online workshops led by experienced professionals. In addition, business meetings will be organised between SMEs from both, the EaP and EU. The Export Academy will take place between 16 – 24 May 2023 and is free of charge for participants.


  • 5 interactive online workshops led by top-notch international export professionals with extensive experience in the field.
      1.  Export readiness Assessment
      2.  Market Analysis and market research (including a tutorial on how to use the EaP Trade Helpdesk –
      3.  Export strategy
      4.  International marketing
      5.  Legality of export

All the workshops will be organised from 14:00 to 16:00 CEST followed by dedicated time for business meetings.

  • Practical knowledge of crucial topics about export to the EU, development, and implementation of an export plan, including export readiness assessment, market analysis, export strategy, legal issues, and international marketing.
  • Customised export growth and development plan with a tangible step-by-step plan, with the assistance of experts in the field of export.
  • Comprehensive workbook and guidelines with key information that will be delivered during the sessions.
  • Business meetings with other experienced SMEs and gain access to expert knowledge and guidance from EU and EaP SMEs to achieve export goals. 


  • Representatives of a small and medium-sized enterprise (EU definition of SMEs);
  • Registered in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine.
  • Proficiency in English to comprehend and communicate effectively.

Deadline 23 May 2023.