Enterprise Europe Network



The Enterprise Europe Network is your local access to a wealth of information on doing business, finding collaborative partners, and increasing your competitiveness in Europe. Our expertise and services are available free to Scottish businesses with ambitions to innovate and grow internationally.
The Enterprise Europe Network is Europe’s largest and best connected innovation, technology and business network and also includes non-European countries such as the USA, Canada, Chile, India, Japan, South Korea and Israel. The Network connects 4,000 experts in over 600 business support and economic development organisations across 50 countries.

We offer support and advice to businesses across Europe and helps them make the most of the opportunities in the EU. Our services are free and specifically designed for SMEs but are also available to all businesses, research centres and universities across Europe.

The Enterprise Europe Network Scotland team can help Scottish businesses find international business partners, source new technologies and receive EU funding or finance. EES can advise on issues such as intellectual property and provide information on European markets, EU law and standards.

Enterprise Europe Network Scotland helps Scottish businesses take advantage of the opportunities offered by EU research programmes such as Horizon 2020, SME instrument and Eurostars.

The team work with businesses, explaining how Horizon 2020 works, how they can get involved and identify suitable projects, and provide advice and guidance on the SME instrument and Eurostars funding.

In Scotland, Enterprise Europe Network services are delivered by Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Highland Opportunity Ltd and part funded by the EU.

Key Facts

  • The largest innovation, technology and business network
  • 4,000 experts working in 50 countries
  • Free support for Scottish companies

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