SMES in the single

The Single Market Entrepreneurs Centre strives to enhance the visibility, recognise the importance and underline the transformational nature of entrepreneurs and SMEs. It provides a one-of-a-kind, inclusive platform for constructive and solution- oriented dialogue on issues pertaining to entrepreneurs and SMEs around the key themes of technology, digital skills, the single market and access to financing. It was founded in 2012.


  • Bridging the Data Gap: How Digital Innovation Can Drive Growth and Create Jobs

  • The Lisbon Council and Nesta, Europe’s leading innovation foundation, launched Plan I(innovation for Europe: Delivering Innovation-Led, Digitally-Powered Growth.

  • SMEs in the Single Market: A Growth Agenda for the 21st Century

  • Wired for Growth and Innovation: How Digital Technologies are Reshaping Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

  • The Rise of the Micro-Multinational: How Freelancers and Technology-Savvy Start-Ups are Driving Growth, Jobs and Innovation


News & Events

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  • 16 Jun.2015
    Growing the Digital Economy > A Transatlantic View Read more
  • 26 Feb.2015
    Empowering SMEs in the Single Market Read more
  • 21 Jan.2015
    Helping Small Businesses Grow Big Read more

Up to 13% of all value added to
businessis due to the internet    

  • 1. Growing the Transatlantic Digital Economy: Highlights of Catherine A. Novelli Address in Brussels

  • 2. Open Data: The Next Frontier

  • 3. Helping Small Businesses Grow Big: How Europe Can Seize the Opportunity in the Age of the Internet

  • 4. The Digital Economy: Making it happen

  • 5. The Internet Economy: Opportunities for Growth

  • 6. How Innovation is Changing in Europe