The EBSN portal serves as one-stop-shop, on-line environment for all European e-business initiatives, launched by (or in collaboration with) public authorities at national, regional or local level, that aim at promoting the adoption of ICT and e-business among SMEs. It provides information about e-business policy initiatives, statistical data about the take-up of e-business among European SMEs, examples of best practice, news, announcements, articles, etc. The portal is an initiative of the European Commission - Enterprise Directorate-General - E-Business, ICT Industries and Services.