This Guarantee Agreement provides support to Croatian mid-caps and large corporates to finance recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic The credit line is created under the Pan-European Guarantee Fund (EGF), a €25 billion guarantee fund established by the EIB to accelerate post-COVID recovery of European companies First EGF operation in Croatia for the EIB, and the fourth for the EIB Group, after the EIF already signed guarantees for €350 million worth of loans for SMEs and mid-caps The total amount of loans guaranteed by EGF in Croatia has now reached €513 million
The project started in January 2017 and gathered 11 other partners who worked on it, in addition to the holder Dubrovnik-Neretva County. The course of the project and its results were presented by the director of the regional agency DUNEA.
The Minister of Regional Development and EU Funds, Nataša Tramišak and the President of the Management Board of Hrvatska elektroprivreda, Frane Barbarić were present today at the start of the replacement of the existing hot water pipeline in Dugave, a neighbourhood in Novi Zagreb. These works mark the beginning of the biggest project in the history of the district heating system of the City of Zagreb; the revitalization of one third, 68.5 out of the total of 227.3 kilometres of Zagreb’s hot water network
EBRD invests €80 million in bonds by Erste & Steiermärkische Bank Engagement to strengthen resilience and green agenda Bond eligible under EU banking regulations
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The Commission has granted an additional financing of more than €336 million to Croatia, France, Germany and Greece to help them deal with the economic and social impact of the coronavirus pandemic and boost a fair green and digital recovery.
The Commission will support the recovery of France, Greece and Croatia through €119 million from the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) to provide relief to the local population hit by natural disasters in 2020.
About two billion kuna is currently being invested in port infrastructure, which is one of the largest investments in the last 100 years.
The SavaTIES project, with partners from Austria, Croatia, Germany, Slovenia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, has identified methods to successfully eradicate invasive alien species around the Sava river. The ERDF-funded action protects biodiversity along the environmentally important tributary to the Danube.
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HEP Toplinarstvo will finance the project of revitalization of 69.5 kilometres of hot water network in the City of Zagreb with the help of European Union funds. The total value of the project is HRK 700 million, presenting eligible costs of the project amounting to HRK 556.1 million excluding VAT. Of that amount, HRK 421.5 million is a grant from the European Regional Development Fund, while Hrvatska elektroprivreda will invest HRK 134.6 million from own means into Project implementation. So far, it is the biggest amount allocated to Hrvatska elektroprivreda from European Union Funds.
ZAGREB, 19 Aug, 2021 - The latest report on the absorption of funding from the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) shows that since its EU entry in 2013 until 11 August 2021, Croatia absorbed HRK 43.15 million more from the EU budget than it paid into it, the Regional Development and EU Funds Ministry has said.
The renovation will be co-financed by the European Union
ZAGREB, 6 Sept 2021 – The Minister for Regional Development and EU Funds, Nataša Tramišak, on Monday presented Osijek-Baranja County Prefect Ivan Anušić with six contracts for co-financing the implementation of EU projects at the local and regional level.
September the 6th, 2021 – The northern part of Brac island is undergoing quite a large traffic connection project as the popular central Dalmatian island’s infrastructure is gradually improved.
The European Commission today approved an additional 10m euros to Croatia to continue helping the most vulnerable in food and basic necessities.
September the 20th, 2021 - 407 Croatian locations (cities and municipalities) received containers for separate waste collection from households that were procured and distributed through the Fund for Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency recently.
Croatia will have HRK 850 million available until 2024 in donations from Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein, a conference on financial mechanisms from the European Economic Area (EEA) and Norway from 2014 to 2021 was told in Split on Monday.
ZAGREB, 28 Sept, 2021 - The Council of the EU on Tuesday approved a fund which will help member states tackle the negative impact of Great Britain's exit and from which Croatia is due €7.2 million.
ZAGREB, 3 Oct, 2021 - An agreement on cooperation in drafting and implementing the Vinkovci urban development strategy for the financial period 2021-2027, worth at least €25 million, was signed in this eastern city earlier this week by the mayors of Vinkovci, Otok and nine adjacent municipalities.
From the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), Croatia has contracted financing of projects worth 13.19 billion euros until October 7, while the Croatian budget is in the plus of 44.02 billion kuna in relation to the funds paid into the EU budget, ie 50, HRK 15 billion if the advance paid for NPPO is included, the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds announced.
Hrvatske vode and the State Hydrometeorological Institute solemnly marked the beginning of the implementation of the project for the improvement of non-construction flood risk management measures in the Republic of Croatia - Water-Ecological Monitoring, Analysis and Solutions (VEPAR).
Rijeka, 22 October 2021 (GIA) - As part of the Public Call for co-financing the implementation of EU projects at the regional and local level for 2020, the Minister of Regional Development and European Union Funds Nataša Tramišak will sign 15 contracts for co-financing the implementation of EU projects of HRK 29.33 million in grants to the City of Rijeka.
October the 24th, 2021 - There can be no doubt that European Union (EU) funds have done wonders for Croatia, and now another very generous EU fund cash injection has provided the means for yet more Croatian projects.
By October 21, Croatia contracted €13.19 billion from European Structural and Investment Funds and the Croatian budget received 43.99 billion kuna more from the EU budget than it contributed to it, the Regional Development and EU Funds Ministry said on Thursday.
ZAGREB, 5 Nov 2021- Zagreb will get its first facility for the accommodation and care of wild animal species within the Shelter for Abandoned Animals "Dumovec", and its realisation was made possible under the EU project "Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre -- Modernisation of the Zagreb Zoo Phase III".
November the 11th, 2021 - Zagreb International Airport is involved in a praiseworthy European Union (EU) project with its primary focus placed on the environment and the promotion of ''greener'' airports.
ZAGREB, 19 Nov 2021 - The European Commission has given the green light for Croatia's HRK 171 million (€23 million) scheme for support to the pandemic-hit livestock sector, the Croatian agriculture ministry said in a press release on Friday.
Croatia intends to energy renovate 6.3 million square meters of multi-apartment buildings by 2030. The structures in the category consume 30 percent of energy in the entire housing sector, and the needed investment is estimated at EUR 2.3 billion.
November the 25th, 2021 - Zagreb lighting is about to get a ''do up'' in a large investment. Although in the previous period several EU projects of the modernisation of city lighting were realised in Croatia, the most extensive of which was Newlight from the Elena program in which 57 cities and municipalities from Zagreb and Krapina-Zagorje County renovated 54,830 lamps in an investment of 22 million euros, the new Zagreb lighting project will be a step or two above that in terms of its scope.
ZAGREB, 28 Nov, 2021 - The European Commission has published a call for the submission of applications for the Erasmus+ programme and has allocated as much as €3.9 billion for its implementation in 2022.
ZAGREB, 29 Nov 2021 - A newly-equipped inclusive classroom, where students will acquire modern inclusive methods for work with pre-school children, was presented at the Zagreb Teacher Education Faculty on Monday. The equipment is a donation by UNICEF and the Kaufland retailer.
December the 5th, 2021 - A large amount of Croatian covid loans remain available as domestic companies operating in the small business sector are also resisting the impact of illiquidity, the real threat and high risk in times of this unprecedented global crisis.
ZAGREB, 8 Dec, 2021 - Croatian Air Traffic Control (HKZP) said on Tuesday it had successfully completed an investment of HRK 9 million (€1.2m) in the Northern Adriatic VHF/UHF radio centre, which will increase the total capacity of its radio air traffic control system.
ZAGREB, 12 Dec 2021 - The HRK 4.4 billion (€586 million) project of the Lepoglava Rail Junction aimed at improving the railway connectivity of three northern counties -- Međimurje, Varaždin, and Krapina-Zagorje -- with the City of Zagreb has recently been presented in the city of Varaždin.
HEP-Toplinarstvo presented today at the introductory conference "Replacing the Velvod Wall of Te-to Osijek to the plane of Osijek". The total value of the project is HRK 78.91 million, of which 46.01 million kunas account for grants from the European Fund for Regional Development, allocated under the Operational Program "Competitiveness and Cohesion 2014 - 2020".
The maintenance / remediation of the embankment on the right bank of the Sava River is completed after the damage caused by the earthquake on March 22, 2020 in Zagreb for which the realization of the European Union solidarity fund is allocated.
December the 20th, 2021 - The Republic of Croatia has an enormous 320 million euros coming to it by the end of 2021, and it must utilise it in full by mid-2023, by June of that year to be more precise. With Petrinja still shamefully waiting for redevelopment and reconstruction almost one entire year since the devastating earthquake struck, there's no time like the present.
ZAGREB, 16 Dec 2021 - Dubrovnik-Neretva County has procured equipment for its firefighting units as part of an EU project for the strategic development of flood management.
ZAGREB, 16 Dec 2021 - Ten contracts worth HRK 116.4 million were signed on Thursday to finance water management projects as part of the 2021-26 National Recovery and Resilience Plan.
The Commission has awarded €319 million of EUSF support to Croatia following the devastating series of earthquakes that hit Sisak-Moslavina, Karlovac, and Zagreb Counties in December 2020 and January 2021. €41 million was paid as an advance in August 2021, and the balance payment of €277.8 million was made on 30 December 2021.
ZAGREB, 7 January, 2022 -The Split Hospital Centre on Friday started implementing the HRK 54 million (€ 7.2 million) project of a state-of-the-art blood bank which should be completed by next summer.
January the 9th, 2022 - A massive seven billion euros has already been paid out to the Republic of Croatia from European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF), with a massive 13.2 billion euros of projects contracted.
January the 10th, 2022 - The Eastern Croatian city of Osijek is set to get a brand new Osijek Economic Centre worth more than 687 million kuna. This move will certainly work to boost entrepreneurship in this often wrongly overlooked city far from the coast.
January 19, 2022 - It has taken seven years for the Šolta-Brač underwater tunnel project to get a more concrete status in the Split-Dalmatia County Spatial Plan.
January the 26th, 2022 - Eastern Croatia is often (very wrongly) overlooked, and the City of Osijek is one town that is making a stand in several ways when it comes to turning its image around. The old OLT Osijek is set to undergo a transformation, with a unique sport incubator, museums and even an Olympic swimming pool thrown in.
January the 30th, 2022 - An enormous EBRD Croatian investment took place last year, with the investment of a massive 176 million euros in various private sector projects which were primarily focused on supporting domestic companies affected by the global coronavirus pandemic.
ZAGREB, 2 Feb 2022 - Croatia's construction and zoning ministry has developed a new e-service, a construction site diary application within its zoning information system, the ministry stated on Wednesday.
February the 4th, 2022 - Croatian energy investment with a European Union (EU) plan to pump in a massive 6 billion euros is attracting a lot of talk among those in the sector.
February 10, 2022 - The Osijek Fortress reconstruction is currently underway and should be completed at the end of 2023. The total value of the project is 130 million kuna.
ZAGREB, 9 Feb 2022 - A tender for design documentation for a future medical research centre in Split was presented in the coastal city on Wednesday.
February the 26th, 2022 - In some former military barracks in the quaint and charming continental Croatian town of Samobor, not far from Zagreb, innovation is being born. From games and smart devices to drones, Mali Tehnopolis Samobor is putting itself firmly on the tech map.
March the 1st, 2022 - European Union (EU) funds are up for grabs by Croatian technology companies in the current programming period of the bloc for the period between 2021 and 2027.
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March 9th, 2022 - The City of Pula plans to harness solar energy in order to make significant savings on electricity bills and reduce greenhouse gas emissions The City of Pula is embracing green energy with its latest initiative that will see the roofs of public buildings fitted with solar panels.
21 March 2022 - The HRK 267 million project for upgrading Osijek's tram infrastructure was launched on Monday in that eastern Croatian city and the works are expected to be completed within the next two years.
21 March 2022 - Minister of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure Oleg Butković presented 45 contracts for port construction and reconstruction in Zadar, Šibenik-Knin, Split-Dalmatia and Dubrovnik-Neretva counties at a ceremony in Zadar's Gaženica Port on Monday.
ZAGREB, 5 April 2022 - The Central State Office for Digital Society (SDURDD) on Tuesday launched a new digital platform, called e-Poslovanje (e-Business), designed to facilitate communication between business entities and public administration bodies.
ZAGREB, 12 April 2022 - The European Investment Bank (EIB) Group in 2021 secured €760 million to support Croatia's economy, and in 2022 and the years to come emphasis will be put, among other things, on increasing energy independence with investments in renewable energy sources and liquefied natural gas.
April 21, 2022 - Osijek is fast developing and is on the road to restoring its glory as the regional centre of eastern Croatia. The city's administration takes pride in the various EU projects which they have been implementing, whether it's infrastructure and development, or education and employment. The latest - free communication skills training in Osijek!
Three play hubs, as important opportunities for non-formal preschool education will include 450 children in Medjimurje county
With the construction of this center, the Croatian Emergency Response Service will stand alongside the most efficient services of its kind in Europe