In the June issue of our Newsletter, the Challenge Call for Innovative Solutions for Improving Air Quality was presented, with an aim to support the implementation of innovative ideas that will contribute to reducing air pollution and improving air quality at the local level. The call was announced by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Serbia with the support of the European Union, and in partnership with the Ministry of Environmental Protection, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), and the European Investment Bank (EIB). All interested local self-government units, public and private companies, small and medium enterprises, and research institutions with an idea for air quality improvement, can apply for the call until 27 June 2022.
The Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Serbia has announced a public call for grants within the Program of Support to Small Enterprises for the Procurement of Equipment in 2022. The Ministry of Economy, in cooperation with the Development Agency of Serbia and with the support of the project “Serbia and the EU – Equipment for Economy” funded by the European Union, is awarding grants of around 3.1 billion dinars to micro and small enterprises, entrepreneurs and cooperatives. The goal of the Program is to support investments and encourage faster economic development. The public call is open until the available funds are used up, and by December 31, 2022, at the latest.
A Public Call for Proposals for Procurement of Equipment and Introduction of Services for Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises in the framework of the European Union Local Development Programme, EU PRO Plus was also recently announced. The goal of the program is to contribute to the growth and development of micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in the regions of Šumadija and Western Serbia and Southern and Eastern Serbia. The Public Call is open until 30 June 2022 by midnight local time.
In addition to the new ones, we reminded you of the programs that are still open and which we presented in some of the previous issues.
This is the twelfth in a series of Newsletters of the eVOC Serbia project dedicated to this segment of support to VOC operators, and we hope that in this way we will provide assistance and offer answers of interest.
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