To promote sustainable innovation of SMEs and startups through partnerships among ASEM member countries.
To enhance international cooperation in SME-related fields within the ASEM region.
To support SMEs and startups for their sustainable growth.
To reinforce global innovation capabilities of SMEs and startups.
Establish and operate a network connecting Asia and Europe.
Increase competitiveness of SMEs and startups through UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (climate change, eco-digital innovations).
Promote global collaboration through an innovation platform of SMEs and startups.
09Office relocation (to Yangjae, Seoul)
09Establishment of an inter-governmental body
05Office opening (at Pangyo, Gyeonggi)
06Launch of ASEIC Projects
05A joint statement on the establishment of ASEIC released at the 2010 ASEM Forum on Green Growth and SMEs, Seoul, Republic of Korea
10Establishment of ASEIC officially endorsed at the 8th ASEM Summit, Brussels, Belgium
10Endorsement of the 2010 ASEM Forum on Green Growth and SMEs at the 7th ASEM Summit, Beijing, China