Fund title: EU Gateway Business Avenues

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Opportunity to apply for business missions to Asia

Application deadline:

There is a separate deadline for each business mission

Fund description:

EU Gateway Business Avenues is an initiative funded by the European Union helping European companies to establish long-lasting business collaborations in Asia.

Selected European companies get the opportunity to participate in a one-week business mission in any of the three target markets, Korea, South East Asia and China, focused on a specific sector.

Companies benefit from a range of business support services, which includes coaching, and logistical and financial support.

Businesses can now apply for new missions taking place in 2016 and 2017:

EU Gateway to Korea

  • Construction & Building Technologies (Seoul, 6-10 February 2017)
  • Healthcare & Medical Technologies (Seoul, 13-17 March 2017)
  • Environment & Water Technologies (Seoul, 3-7 July 2017)
  • Food & Beverages – Organic ONLY (Seoul, 31 October – 4 November 2016)
  • Food & Beverages – Organic ONLY (Seoul, 23-27 October 2017)

EU Business Avenues in South East Asia

  • Green Energy Technologies (24-28 October 2016 in Singapore and Malaysia)
  • Construction & Building Technologies (6-10 November 2017 in the Philippines and Singapore)

There are a number of eligibility criteria, including the requirement that companies should have existed for at least 5 years and have 3 years of financial records.

Further information: