The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) aims to help SMEs to innovate and grow internationally. The Network is active in 60 countries all over the world. It holds more than 3.000 experts from over 600 associated organizations. All of them are recognized for their excellent contribution to business support.

SMEs, entrepreneurs, clusters, universities, and other entities can receive the services provided by the Enterprise Europe Network.

The Canarian consortium is made up of 5 members that offer support to the entire Canary Islands Archipelago. All the members offer personalized services to the clients of the Network within the region.

The network also offers specific support to each business sector, from agriculture to tourism. Each group is formed by experts that follow the latest news and developments on the sector, like health, textile industry, or fashion.

Every business is welcome. We will provide advice and support to boost your internationalization, taking advantage of new market opportunities all around Europe, as well as the world.

Services provided by EEN Canarias

  • The Network provides advice and support to innovate. Our team also offers each business with tools to boost their innovative ideas.
  • We assist business to look for international partners, and to expand their markets and clients.
  • Essential and advanced services on digitalization, sustainability and innovation management are provided.
  • Feedback for SMEs activities.
  • The network arranges different trainings to enhance SMEs skills in innovation and internationalization. These actions are part of different programmes, such as Horizon Europe, EIC Programme, COSME, Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs or EURSTARS.
  • Dissemination of Network activities and communication.
  • It is also strengthened current networks and alliances.
  • EEN Canarias also offers the latest news on our services to all our clients.
  • We encourage the participation on international business meetings.

All our services are free. The services of the Network are funded by the Single Market Programme COSME (SMP COSME Regulation EU Nº 2018/1046), under the call SMP-COSME-2021, which is managed by EISMEA (European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency), under the funding agreement No. 101052694 - CEIEC25.

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EEN Canarias is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, being the following of special interest:


Main partners

  • Dirección General de Promoción Económica del Gobierno de Canarias
  • Sociedad Canaria de Fomento Económico (PROEXCA). Gobierno de Canarias
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC). Gobierno de Canarias
  • Cámara de Comercio de Santa Cruz de Tenerife
  • Cámara de Comercio de Gran Canaria

Preferent partners

  • Cámara de Comercio de Lanzarote
  • Cámara de Comercio de Fuerteventura
  • Fundación General de la Universidad de La Laguna (FGULL)
  • Fundación Universitaria de Las Palmas (FULP)
  • CEOE Tenerife
  • Confederación Canaria de Empresarios
  • Sociedad de Promoción Económica de Gran Canaria (SPEGC)
  • INtech Tenerife (Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Tenerife)
  • Fundación Parque Científico Tecnológico de la Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (FPCT-ULPGC)
  • Parque Tecnológico de Fuerteventura


Main objective:

Contribute to the COSME programme goals via European SMEs access to European and international markets likewise to business and innovation backup services, which help strengthen the competitiveness and sustainability of these companies.

Specific objectives:

  • Disseminate information on policies, legislation and support programmes related to innovation
  • Encourage diffusion and exploitation of research programme results
  • Provide technological intermediary and knowledge transfer services, likewise foster association among all kinds of agents involved in innovation. 
  • Reinforce the innovation capacity of companies, particularly SMEs. 
  • Inform SMEs of new European Commission financing programmes. 
  • Help SMEs identify their research and technological development needs, likewise to find appropriate partners.
  • Help SMEs to prepare and co-ordinate project proposals to take part in COSME & HORIZON 2020 likewise other European programmes.