Whether you are an existing or an aspiring entrepreneur there are three main collaborating agencies under the purview of the Department of Industry and Entrepreneurship Development ready to guide industries and entrepreneurs through the various steps in setting up a business and supporting services required for the development of the sector.

Industrial Estates Authority (IEA)


IEA was established in 2014, through the enactment of the Industrial Estates Authority Act, 2013 (Amended in 2017). It is the body responsible for the development, management and allocation of industrial land and micro enterprise centers (workshops).

Seychelles Bureau of Standards (SBS)

SBS was established in 1987, through the enactment of the Seychelles Bureau of Standards Act, 2014, to provide standardisation services, conformity assessment services (inspection, certification and testing) and metrology services in line with the Weight and Measures Act 1981 to various stakeholders.

Enterprise Seychelles Agency (ESA) (Previously SEnPA)


ESA was established in 2018, through the Enterprise Seychelles Agency Act, 2018 to provide general and specialized business development services, training and networking facilities to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.