Enterprise Europe Network
Helping ambitious businesses grow internationally
Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) is a fully funded service designed to help you expand your horizons, grow and scale your business and succeed overseas.
We are your local route to finding international business partners, accessing funding and succeeding in new markets. Our trusted experts combine international business expertise with local knowledge to help you take your innovation into new markets, helping your business to grow faster through tailored support, new commercial partnerships and access to finance.
So, whether you are a food and drink company looking for a distributor abroad, a biotech research centre looking for a partner to further develop novel technology, or a university interested in a collaborative research project, the Enterprise Europe Network can help:
Harness our scope and reach
EEN can help you access business opportunities in more than 60 countries, including USA, Canada, India and China.
We can help to connect you with 3,000 experts in 600 organisations. We also organise 70,000 international meetings each year to connect you to other businesses, technology centres and universities.
Find trusted partners
To expand your business overseas you need dynamic, competent and trustworthy partners. We can help you find and meet them. See how this has worked in practice: Providing cutting-edge technology for neuroscience
Our partnership database is updated daily and puts thousands of organisations within easy reach.
There are many funding and finance opportunities available to businesses. We can help you make sense of it all and understand what is right for your particular needs.
We can advise you on the best ways to secure funding from sources such as grants, loans, and equity investment as well as through R&D tax credits. We can also help you access publicly funded support from regional, national and European programmes.
Intellectual Property Rights
We will help you work out how to protect and make the most of your ideas and technologies. We can put you in touch with the right organisations and IP experts - saving you time and money.