Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Brazil
This article presents the main policies for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in general and more specific in the area of innovation. Brazil has policies and programs on national, state and municipal level besides the initiatives from other (semi-)private organizations and institutions. There are several means of business support for Brazilian SMEs and financial stimulation such as grants or loans. Doing business in Brazil is not easy and a partnership with a local company can be beneficial to both parties involved.