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UK decision to invoke Article 50 of the TEU: More information

As of 30 March 2019, all EU law will cease to apply to the UK, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement establishes another date, or the European Council and the UK decide unanimously to extend the two-year negotiation period. For more information about the legal repercussions for businesses:

To start a new company or expand your business in another EU country you need to know the rules that apply and the relevant national contact point to set up a company in that specific country.

Find the right place to start-up in different EU countries:

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What can you do?

As an EU citizen you are entitled to:

Requirements

The requirements vary depending on the country. However, the EU encourages all countries to meet certain targets for helping to set up new companies, including:

Funding and support

There are different EU funds available for startup businesses. To find out which one meets your needs, you can visit the Startup Europe Club and search for funding opportunities.

You can also use the Startup Europe Partnership platform to get help with expanding and developing your business. 

If you're looking to increase the visibility of your business project, you can register your project on the European Investment Project Portal. The portal also enables you to get in contact with potential international investors.

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Points of single contact

National information on expanding your business in another EU country.

Local business support - Do you have questions on operating a business cross-border, for example exporting or expanding to another EU country? If so, the Enterprise Europe Network can give you free advice.

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