EU SME Centre Partnership

The Ireland China Business Association (ICBA) are now in partnership with the EU SME Centre, sharing a common goal of facilitating trade and assisting companies in their international plans. Their team of experts provides advice and support in four areas – business development, legal, standards and conformity and human resources. Collaborating with external experts worldwide, the EU SME Centre converts valuable knowledge and experience into practical business tools and services easily accessible online. 


About the EU SME Centre

The EU SME Centre is an initiative funded by the European Union to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from EU Member States and countries participating in the Single Market Programme, getting them ready to do business in China.


Their core mission is to facilitate market access and provide a comprehensive range of free first-line services to inform, advise, train, and connect SMEs. The Centre forms partnerships with business support organisations and trade promotion organisations to bring their services and expertise to European SMEs of all sectors. 



Among other services, the EU SME Centre provides, free of charge, the following services to its partners:

    • Access to their online library;
    • Access to training workshops and webinars on a variety of areas;
    • Practical and confidential advice on China related matters;
    • Advocacy activities to have a voice in China-Europe related policies;
    • A promotional place to increase visibility on your China related initiatives.





Organisation type:

EU Initiative 


English, Chinese

Country and Region:

European Union, China