The introduction of instruments to support small and medium-sized businesses.

'REFORM ASC' provides support through:

advising on the opening of new business and evaluating its real potential; consulting existing business on changes in its work under the new conditions, including market and legislative changes; establishing partnerships with foreign companies that operate in the field of investment; creating conditions for the exchange of experiences between the representatives of small and medium businesses in different regions and industries.

Experience of 'REFORM ASC' and its experts in this area:

participated as coordinators and experts in more than 30 projects at the national, regional and local levels in Ukraine and countries of Central and Eastern Europe, implementing the best EU practices in them; introduced European knowledge and regional know-how in local projects in Ukraine by means of training; provided advisory support to national/regional/local governments, institutions and business in Ukraine and in the countries of Eastern Europe on a variety of development issues, in particular, about the management of the development cycle, including planning, financing, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of impact, institutional development of regional policy and strengthening capacity; conducted training activities for business regarding the legislative, economic and political conditions, international practices and the European Union practices (for example, the creation and management of development agencies, preparation of statutory documents for them, development of business strategies and plans, preparation of analytics and statistical databases for analysis; programming, fund raising and project management, preparation of projects to tenders, monitoring, etc.).