On 31 January 2002, the European Commission will participate in the presentation in Landshut, Germany, of a pilot project to support small and medium-sized businesses in EU border regions wishing to meet the challenges and exploit the opportunities of enlargement. The project has been developed by the Working Community of Chambers of Economy in the EU Regions Bordering the Central and East European Candidate Countries. The European Commission has made available co-financing of €10 million.