The European Court of Auditors assessed whether the EU policy for SME internationalisation is supported by a coherent and coordinated strategy and whether the Enterprise Europe Network and the Startup Europe initiative successfully contributed to the internationalisation of SMEs. The result is that there are many actions but also a lack of sufficient coherence and coordination among them.
The Enterprise Europe Network has met its targets, but needs more visibility and better coverage in third countries.
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SME Internationalisation instruments