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EU4Business: SME Policies and Institutions Support in Ukraine

Project Description
The project supports the Ukrainian government and complements other EU-funded projects to prepare for post-conflict recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine. SMEPIS will be working closely with the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine and other business support institutions to facilitate a better business environment and build more resilient ecosystems, particularly for SMEs. Specifically, this means improved business policies, lighter regulations, increased government-to-business e-services, stronger business support infrastructure and greater business integration into EU markets.
Specific Objective
Specific objective (Outcome) 1: To streamline policy and regulatory frameworks for business resilience and support during
wartime/post-war recovery.
Specific objective (Outcome) 2: To increase the resilience of the Ukrainian business support institutions and strengthen links between SME ecosystems in Ukraine and the EU.
Expected Results
Output 1 to Outcome 1
1.1 Reports with assessment of regulatory and operational environment for doing business, effectiveness of war-induced decisions and adopted measures regulating economic activities of enterprises and market relations.
Output 2 to Outcome 1
1.2 Policy proposals and recommendations and drafts of legislative acts for simplified regulation of business activity and reduction of administrative burden, including removal of excessive control functions of state control authorities; recommended policy measures for SME development, with incentives for green and digital transition.
Output 3 to Outcome 1
1.3 Digital tools and IT solutions aiming to mainstream business regulation, increase the transparency of the business environment and facilitate better state services for Ukrainian SME, particularly in wartime context.
Output 1 to Outcome 2
2.1 Training and advisory support packages for state and sector stakeholders at national level aiming at institutionalisation of better regulation efforts and SME-friendly policy-making and implementation decisions
Output 2 to Outcome 2
2.2 New/upgraded programming and communication materials EEPO, Diia.Business online portal and/or offline Diia.Business centres; training and advisory support packages for EEPO and other business support ecosystem actors (including inter alia
skills development for business innovation, digital and green transformation support, business sustainability and resilience).
Output 3 to Outcome 2
2.3 Engagement roadmap and implementation support for stronger links and integration with the EU business ecosystem.
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Partnership that creates
Employment and entrepreneurship
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