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St. Petersburg Foundation for SME Development is a non-for-profit, non-governmental business support institution as well as independent professional business consultancy established in 1995 with the assistance of the Government of St. Petersburg.

Areas of expertise and priority sectors

Our experience and networks allow us to implement projects in the following areas.

Support & development of SMEs

Internationalization & export promotion


Support to start-ups

S&T projects promotion

Innovation support

 Investments promotion

Strengthening international & interreligious harmony

Support to NGO's & civil society institutions

Projects showcase

From stand-alone events to large-scale projects.

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Exporter of the Year

Annual award of St. Petersburg for small and medium-sized enterprises.

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How to start your business?

A comprehensive program to support start-up entrepreneurs among unemployed citizens.

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St. Petersburg 
Global Partners

An interactive platform for promotion of national and international cooperation.

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International programmes

A complex programme to promote information on the existing spectrum of international cooperation programs.

Our achievements

Since 1995, acting on behalf of national and international clients and partners, we have used our knowledge, experience and contacts to assist in the development and implementation of various projects and programmes.

1995The Foundation established in 1995
500More than 500 completed programs and projects
10000More than 10,000 recipients of support

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Our clients

Key international, federal and regional institutional and private clients entrust us with the implementation of complex projects and programs.

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St. Petersburg
Foundation for SME Development