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Eligibility Criteria

European companies have the opportunity to participate in up to three business missions to Korea, South East Asia, China and Japan for a combined total of five business missions.


Who can participate

Can your company say "yes" to these general criteria?

  • Does your company exist for at least 5 years and are you able to demonstrate 3 years of financial figures?
  • Is your company fully or majority-owned by European Union capital?
  • Does your company have its headquarters in the European Union?
  • Does your company have a sufficient turnover and number of people employed to successfully enter the target market?
  • Does your company have proven track records of international business cooperation (outside the European Union)?


  • Is your company a producer, a sub-contractor, a Research and Development company or an engineering company? Not a business consultancy.
  • Is your company active and operational in one of the economic sectors covered by the Programme?
  • Does your company have a solid business strategy for entering the target markets?
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