The voice of SMEs in Europe


UEAPME is the employers’ organisation representing the interests of European crafts, trades and SMEs at EU level. UEAPME is a recognised European Social Partner. It is a non-profit seeking and non-partisan organisation.

As the European SME umbrella organisation, UEAPME incorporates 67 member organisations from 34 countries consisting of national cross-sectorial SME federations, European branch federations and other associate members, which support the SME family.

UEAPME represents about 12 million enterprises, which employ around 55 million people across Europe.


Latest newsflash: 15/12/17

In this issue:

  • EFSI 2.0 will give further push for investment and innovation
  • UEAPME expresses views on future EU Labour Authority
  • EFSI 2.0: Stakeholders discuss results and future developments
  • Research has to be turned into innovation to create impact
  • Member experts kick start brainstorming on the future of VET
  • CPME women entrepreneurs visit UEAPME
  • A Better Functioning of the Food Supply Chain
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