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Mini report| Support to Armenia’s Startup Ecosystem in 2018

34 EU4Business IMG & STEP grants from 5 to 50k provided to Armenian startups
40+ Startups participated in pre-Acceleration programme of the EU-funded Armenia Startup Academy
300+ Entrepreneurs received support through various trainings, summits and conferences
200+ Students developed new business ideas through Startup Business Weekends

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Armenian Designers to showcase at PITTI SUPPER in Milan

With EU-SMEDA's support six Armenian designers and brands will attend and exhibit with their FW19-20 collections at the Fashion fair: PITTI SUPER 13 in Milan, February 22-25.








Startup Boost Weekend Vol.4

Good news for university students with bold ideas and interested in entrepreneurship! Startup Boost Weekend Vol.4 is not far away! It will be held from 22-24 February, 2019 at Yerevan State University. 






Applications are open for Spring 2019 Batch 4 of Armenia Startup Academy

Application process for Armenia Startup Academy Batch 4 is now open! Armenia Startup Academy is an immersive pre-acceleration program where we push capable Armenian startups to the next level with game-changing curriculum and unique in-house mentorship. 








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12.07.2018 - CLOSED

Call for Proposals: Evaluation Exercise for SME Strategy 2016-2018

The "Support to SME Development in Armenia" (EU-SMEDA) Project seeks to contract a company/ expert to conduct an analytical study to evaluate the implementation of SME Strategy for Armenia 2016-2018. The assignment starts from 16 July 2018 and lasts until 01 October 2018. The assignment should be im...

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03.04.2018 - CLOSED

Call for Applications: Innovation Matching Grants 2018

The "Support to SME Development in Armenia" (SMEDA) project, in cooperation with Enterprise Incubator Foundation announces the EU-funded “Innovation Matching Grants – Business Development Support for innovative technology Start-ups” grant competition. Competition is open to companies with te...

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16.02.2018 - CLOSED

Call for Proposals: Production of Marketing Package

The “Support to SME Development in Armenia (SMEDA)” Project seeks to contract a local company for production of a Marketing Package for the Armenian delegation to Hannover Messe 2018. SMEDA supports five Armenian Precision Engineering and IoT companies, representatives of Alliance, Meridian and...

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