Cooperation Bancaire Pour L'europe
Coopération Bancaire pour l’Europe is a Brussels-based European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG), funded in 1992 by a group of European banks. CBE has 10 members from 3 European Countries, including European banks and chambers of commerce, therefore reaching a large network of banks, SMEs and economic associations from all over Europe. CBE aims to foster economic development in Europe by providing its members and their clients with information and support to properly understand EU policies and strategies. The final aim of CBE is supporting innovative SMEs in getting access to EU market and finance. CBE carries out several initiatives aimed at helping European SME’s and public authorities to develop internationalization processes and to access EU funds. Such initiatives include:
- Monitoring EU regulations on specific thematic areas,
- Organizing thematic conferences and seminars,
- Publishing manuals and guides on European and international funding opportunities,
- Elaborating project proposals and performing project management,
- Supporting SMEs and Large industries in accessing EU tenders.