International, European and National Business Support


DACON is a database of consulting companies created by the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). At DACON, you can browse companies and access their registration profiles and information about their past projects, search for companies by country of registration, sector, size and keywords, as well as register your company with DACON for free.


. EU Commission’s SME internationalisation portal

This portal of the EU Commission offers practical help for European companies seeking to do business outside the EU. It provides a database of support services (e.g. local chambers of commerce) who can help you start doing business with the country you are targeting, as well as links to other EU-backed sources of help and advice.


.  Tenders Electronic Daily (TED)

TED (Tenders Electronic Daily) is the online version of the 'Supplement to the Official Journal of the EU, dedicated to European public procurement. TED provides free access to business opportunities. It is updated 5 times a week with some 1,500 public procurement notices from the European Union, the European Economic Area and beyond. You can browse, search and sort procurement notices by country, region, business sector and more. Information about every procurement document is published in the 24 official EU languages. Learn more on TED


.  French Architects Overseas (AFEX)

AFEX is a French non-profit association, which brings together engineers, urban planners, landscape architects, interior designers, surveyors and industrialists to promote French savoir-faire throughout the world. AFEX diffuses information about contracts and international tenders, facilitates access to export aids and publishes geographic or thematic export guides.


.  Network for Architecture Exchange (NAX)


In 2002 the Federal Chamber of German Architects (Bundesarchitektenkammer - BAK) founded the Network for Architecture Exchange (Netzwerk Architekturexport - NAX) for promoting the activities of German and foreign architects working abroad and for supporting internationally active developers and investors in their search for suitable architects and urban planners.


.  British Expertise


British Expertise is a trade organisation for British companies offering professional services internationally, promoting British companies and their professional services abroad

. BNA International

Since 2011 the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA) runs an international program propelling international business, exchange and collaboration with Dutch architects. Networks for architects working internationally foster peer group exchange. Events abroad bring together international teams and commissioners in order to find solutions for contemporary urgencies, online resources and a helpdesk support offices working internationally and inform international clients about Dutch architects.

Entrepreneurial Mentoring


. for Young Entrepreneurs Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross-border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced entrepreneurs running small businesses in other Participating Countries.

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