EU funds

EC urges Slovenia and Croatia to implement joint energy projects

The European Commission (EC) has recommended that Slovenia and Croatia implement joint energy projects because their concerted action will facilitate access to European funds, it was said at a...

Croatia has EUR 350m available from EU funds for aquaculture development until 2020

Croatia has EUR 350 million available until 2020 for the development of aquaculture and this money must be invested in quality sea projects, the 12th international aquaculture conference heard in...

EU funds available to private businesses eyeing investment in developing countries

Croatian private entrepreneurs set to make investments in developing countries in Europe or in the Third World can count on schemes defined by the European Commission to boost those investments,...

Five counties to get 2.5 bln euro from EU funds by 2020

Minister of Regional Development and European Union Funds Gabrijela Zalac said in the eastern town of Vukovar on Friday that by 2020, 2.5 billion euro from EU funds would be invested in projects...

Croatia's first freshwater aquarium opens in Karlovac

Aquatika, Croatia's first freshwater aquarium to be built almost entirely with EU funds, was opened in Karlovac on Saturday by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, who described the project as "an...

Vrapce hospital gets 68 mln kuna for Forensic Psychiatry Center

An agreement on a grant from EU funds earmarked for the construction of the Forensic Psychiatry Centre, worth HRK 68 million, was signed in Zagreb's Psychiatric Clinic Vrapce on Tuesday.

Many constructions projects, lack of workers

Deputy Infrastructure Minister Miro Skrgatic said in Cavtat on Monday there was no lack of construction projects and that Croatia had EUR 11 billion at its disposal from European Union funds until...

Zagreb Zoo reopened after makeover

The Zagreb Zoo was opened for visitors on Sunday after being closed for nearly two years for renovations which included the construction of 10 new facilities and the remodelling of nine and by...

Croatia successful in absorbing EU funds, ministry says

Croatia drew HRK 6.28 billion (EUR 837 million) from EU funds in the first ten months of this year, the largest amount since it was granted access to EU funding, the Ministry of Regional...

Serbia asks EU for more help for migrant crisis

Serbia on Thursday asked the European Union for additional financial support to manage the migrant crisis and to resolve the problem of migrants on its territory, it was said in Belgrade.

Energy renovation projects announced for apartment buildings, schools

Outgoing Construction and Physical Planning Minister Lovro Kuscevic said on Wednesday that the implementation of a programme for the energy renovation of apartment buildings and schools would...

Croatia absorbs 64% of funds for 2007-2013 by 2016 March end

Until the end of March 2016 Croatia absorbed 64% of EU funding that was available to it for the 2007-2013 programming period, which means that the country should step up the absorption of the...

Zagreb eligible for funds under Integrated Territorial Investment instrument

The City of Zagreb has been selected by the Croatian Regional Development and EU Funds Ministry as one of the cities eligible to be covered by a 345 million euro scheme of non-repayable funds to...

New development index presented

A new development index, to come into force at the start of 2017, will include both economic and demographic criteria as a result of which some 50 additional units of local self-government could...

EU grants totalling EUR 21 mn given to 32 enterprises

A total of 32 entrepreneurial projects have been granted almost HRK 160 million from European Union (EU) funds which will facilitate investments over the next two years with a total value of HRK...