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Call for Applications: EAVE on Demand Producers' Workshop in Armenia 2018


The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project is supporting the EAVE on Demand Producers Workshop in Armenia 2018, aimed at producers, both fiction and documentary, who are interested in developing their feature film project during a 3-day intensive training program outside of Yerevan from April 12 to 16. The consultancy will be given by internationally renowned EAVE experts -the European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, which is one of the leading training and development providers for producers in Europe, renowned for its EAVE Producers Workshop. This workshop is initiated and implemented by Independent Filmmakers' Club of Armenia with SMEDA's support.

Call for Applications: Business Membership Organisations' (BMO) Academy


The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project invites Armenian Business Membership Organisations (BMO) to participate in BMO Academy, which is aiming at enhancement of the private sector’s capacities to organise itself as professional associations, being an essential prerequisite for a constructive dialogue with the authorities, as well as to ensure a coherent and effective dialogue when defining economic and sectoral policies. The Academy will be comprised of 3 weeks (Feb. -March 2018) : Week 1-Training, Week 2-Practicum in Europe and Week 3- On job training/coaching. All interested candidates need to apply until 26 January 2018, 16:00 via the following link:

Call for Applications: Storytelling for Crowdfunding Campaigns

15-11-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project, in cooperation with Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy and Goldsmiths University of London, will organise a 3-day training for Armenian startups and 1- day training for marketing companies. The training will cover the stat-up journey that businesses need to go on to successfully achieve funding, with a particular focus on gearing up for crowdfunding. It is aimed at entrepreneurs currently developing innovative products and services, ideas and solutions and will equip them with the skills and knowledge to promote, raise interest and eventually obtain investments and funding.

Call For Participation_Startup Demonstration and Pitching Event

09-11-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project is inviting up to 10 innovative startups to a Demo investment event. During this event, the selected startups have the chance to pitch to a group of interested Armenian and international investors. The Demo and Pitching event aims at building bridges between the tech scene and strong business people interested in investing in local ventures. Startups which are not only looking for funds but also for experience, network, sound boarding and more are invited to apply.

Call for Applications_Hannover Messe 2018

07-11-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project invites up to 4 Armenian companies, which have innovative solutions in Precision Engineering and IoT to participate in Hannover Messe 2018 ( and in a Roadshow in Germany, taking place from 17 to 28 April, 2018 in Hannover, Germany. All interested candidates need to submit their applications with all required files until 7 November 2017, 10 pm. Please follow this link to fill in and submit your application form: An Info Day will be organised for all interested applicants on October 20th at 15:00 at SMEDA’s office (12 Proshyan str., Yerevan).

Call for Applications_Strengthening Collaboration between Textile and Related Sector Companies

08-11-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME Development in Armenia (SMEDA)” Project announces a Call for Applications open to highly qualified companies/national experts or consortia to conduct a sectoral study of the Textile/Apparel/Leather/Shoes/Fashion Design businesses in Armenia. The study shall comprise 1) Mapping of the sector, 2) Analyses of the sector, 3) Organising of Round Tables, Workshops and Meetings with stakeholders and other activities stated in the TOR. Applications should be submitted by November 8, 2017,18:00.

Call for Proposals: Action Grants to Support Private Sector Organisations

10-11-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME Development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project announces a Call for Proposals for Action Grants to Support Private Sector Organisations (BMOs and BSOs). Proposals should be submitted in hard copies to SMEDA office (Proshyan 12) by November 10, 2017,16:00 Yerevan time. Info Session will be organised on October 16 at 15:30 at SMEDA office (Proshyan 12). To participate please register via email:

Call for Participation: Horizon 2020 SME Instrument

20-10-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) supports up to four Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in their application process to attract funding and support from SME Instrument (Phase 1). Cut-off date for application is November 08, 2017. Info Day on 09 October 2017, 15.30 – 17.30, SMEDA GIZ Office.

Call for Applications: Creative Writing for Journalists

04-10-2017 - Closed

The “Support to SME development in Armenia” (SMEDA) project, in cooperation with Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy and Goldsmiths University of London, will organise a 5-day training for Armenian journalists who are actively engaged in writing and story-telling on economic, business, high-tech, innovation and startup topics with local media outlets in Armenia. The interested journalist should apply by Oct. 4th, 2017.

Call for application: Business Development Trainings “Startup Knowledge & Skills”

28-09-2017 - Closed

The "Support to SME Development in Armenia" (SMEDA) project offers the workshop series “Startup Knowledge & Skills” for representatives of Startups and young innovative companies on managerial level. Application for participation is open until September 28, 2017 18:00.