About Enterprise Estonia
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Established in 2000, Enterprise Estonia promotes business and regional policy in Estonia and is one of the largest institutions within the national support system for entrepreneurship, providing financial assistance, counselling, cooperation opportunities and training for entrepreneurs, research institutions, the public and non-profit sectors.
Our operations support the accomplishment of the long-term strategic objectives of the Estonian economy. To achieve this, we support the development of export-capable enterprises that create higher additional value. Our long-term goal is to help in making Estonia one of the most competitive countries in the world.
Build a successful Estonia.
Our long-term measurable objective:
Estonia to be in the Top 20 in the Global Competitiveness Report by 2020
|EAS’s objectives for 2014-2017|
|Export volume of EAS clients||€ 3.5 billion|
|Additional value created by EAS clients||€ 2 billion|
Expenditure of research and development activities of EAS clients
|€ 50 million|
Foreign investments brought to Estonia with the help of EAS have created
2 000 new jobs and invested
€ 250 million
The number of overnight stays of tourists from high-priority target markets will increase by
Following Estonia's accession to the EU, Enterprise Estonia became one of the agencies implementing EU structural funds in Estonia. During the 2007-2013 EU financing period, EUR 784 million (EEK 12 billion) of the more than EUR 3.4 billion (EEK 53 billion) of structural aid to Estonia has been implemented by Enterprise Estonia. In the EU's new, 2014-2020, funding period Structural Fundsbudget is 3.5 billion euros, of which 588.1 million is implemented by Enterprise Estonia.
- Total number of employees - 300.
- Budget for 2015 – 104.8 million euros.
- Total number of employees - 270.
- Budget for 2013 - 110,7 million euros.
- A network that reaches every county in Estonia - regional office in Tartu and close cooperation with County Development Centers and Tourist Information Centers.
- Foreign representative offices in Helsinki, Turku, Stockholm, Oslo, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Nyrnberg, London, Copenhagen, Paris, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rotterdam, Shanghai, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, California.
- Enterprise Estonia is managed by a 3-member management board and a supervisory board, consisting of the country´s top entrepreneurs, officials and members of the parliament. In addition, advisory boards consisting of the best experts in each of the areas of Enterprise Estonia´s responsibilities give the organization advice and guidance in return for up to date information on future plans and opportunities.
- Acting smart
- Creating innovation
- Cooperation with you
Structure of Enterprise Estonia