EU funds

Croatia nearly doubles EU fund absorption in 2016

Since joining the European Union three and a half years ago, Croatia has absorbed 19% of the funds available to it, or a little under EUR 2 billion, while in 2016 it absorbed twice as much as in...

Gov't endorses 2016-2022 Waste Management Plan

The government on Thursday endorsed the Waste Management Plan for the period 2016-22 which is based on a circular economy, with Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic saying the endorsement was important...

Ministry says EU body confirms Peljesac Bridge project ready

The Croatian Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure said on Friday that it had received a notification from JASPERS, an EU body providing assistance in major infrastructure...

Work on Dugo Selo-Krizevci and Zabno-Gradec railway lines in full swing

The upgrading of the Dugo Selo - Krizevci railway line and the construction of the Gradec - Sv. Ivan Zabno line are in full swing and both projects are financed by EU funds, Croatia's rail...

EU funds ministry and HBOR ink contract on financial instrument for SMEs

Croatia's Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds and the Croatian Bank for Reconstruction and Development (HBOR) on Wednesday signed an agreement on financing the implementation of the 110...

Dobrovic: We've used EU funds well for environment protection projects

Environmental Protection and Energy Minister Slaven Dobrovic said in Osijek on Tuesday that through the implementation of the Operational Programme Environment 2007-2013, Croatia had absorbed HRK...

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...