LEIC was working for the development of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Bangladesh by creating joint ventures or other forms of long-terrm partnership with foreign or large local companies, which would allow them to have access to capital as well as technology, innovative products and improved process. LEIC provided assistance to the SMEs in two phases: study phase and implementation phase. The assistance which LEIC provided came through sharing of costs.
Services offered by LEIC to the local Enterprises
assist SMEs in matchmaking with a partner firm – international or local
assist SMEs to conduct feasibility studies for their partnership project
assist SMEs to adopt innovative technology, know-how, and best practices for the partnership project
assist SMEs to increase the skills-set of their human resources for their partnership project
assist SMEs to implement environmental measures and gender equality for their partnership project