Center of support of export

Center of support of export-oriented small and medium enterprises

of the Republic of Karelia, Russia

(under the aegis of the Business Incubator of the Republic of Karelia, Russia)


Center of support of export-oriented small and medium enterprises of the Republic of Karelia is an infrastructural element of the system of governmental support of SME in the region. It renders assistance to SMEs which begin export or foreign economic activity.

The Center was established in 2012 in the framework of the program of governmental support of SMEs in the Republic of Karelia.

The mission of the Center is to provide informational-analytical, organizational support and consulting for promoting foreign economic activity of small and medium business of the Republic.


The objectives of the Center’s work are the following:

  1. Promoting development of export potential of SMEs of the Republic

  2. Promoting Karelian SMEs access to external markets

  3. Assisting attracting of investments to the region

The Center renders the following services:

  • Consulting on running foreign economic activity

  • Partner search abroad, helping in establishing contact with foreign business associations

  • Organizing B2B meetings and talks

  • Organizing of visits of foreign business and official delegations

  • Assisting in organizing participation of Karelian enterprises in international congresses, conferences, exhibitions, other events

  • Promoting of investment projects at thematic events

  • Preparing unified information about international business events

The Center is to organize the following events:

  • Seminars, round tables and trainings on foreign economic activity related issues

  • Business missions of Karelian enterprises to foreign countries for establishing contacts and B2b meetings.

The goal of the mission is to promote business cooperation between enterprises of the Republic of Karelia and ones from a target country what will finally result in signing contracts. In 2012 the Center organizes 4 business missions: to Finland, Norway, Germany and Austria.

The Center will have own website soon where all the information about its activity and latest news can be easily found.

The Center is open for cooperation and looking for partners.


Contact information:

Address: Business Incubator of the Republic of Karelia, 11 Gyulling Emb.,  185005 Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia

Ph/fax: (8142) 67-20-64