In order to better understand the needs of SMEs, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is conducting a market gap analysis to identify the challenges SMEs face in each of the Member States. The results will be used by the European Investment Advisory Hub (EIAH), an entity created to support investment aiming to boost job creation and growth in the EU. To tackle this ambitious goal, the EIAH mainly connects public authorities and private actors with technical assistance and capacity building to help them implement strategic projects in line with EU policy objectives, including support for SMEs.
The outcome of the present survey will be key for the EIAH to understand how to reinforce or extend existing services, or contribute to the development of new services and service delivery platforms.
Acknowledging the importance of SMEs for the European economy, ECN invites its members and relevant stakeholders to contribute to the work of the EIAH by sharing their insights on the needs of SMEs by completing a brief online survey before Friday, 24 November 2017. The survey takes no more than 10 minutes to complete, and will help to shape the future strategy of the Advisory Hub.
You can access the survey at the following link.
The survey can be completed multiple times, and we encourage to share the link with relevant colleagues within your organisation, or from other relevant organisations. Your answers will be kept strictly anonymous.
The survey is being conducted on behalf of the EIAH by a team from PwC. For more information about the study, please see the letter of introduction from the EIB HERE. If you have any questions or remarks, please contact: SMEadvisorysurvey@lu.pwc.com.