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Puglia Region – Economic Development Department – Partner NEXT

imageIn the Puglia Region Authority the Department for Politics for Economic Development and Innovation represent a major player in the implementation of politics for technological innovation of SMEs, business development and research. With more than 100 officer and administrator in the recent years the department has managed regional resources for research, innovation and information society policies 2007 – 2013 . It has suitable and experienced staff members in the management of cooperation projects and in the implementation of the specific activities envisaged in the project.


INVEstments and COnstruction, an apparently trivial and commonplace idea which is in fact a fusion of the ideas and experiences of managers specialising in buildings, as well as the facilities associated with them.
In just over a decade, the “Group” has founded companies and acquired shares in Europe, North Africa and Asia, as well as North, Central and South America. “INVECO HOLDING” Italy is therefore a multinational group that links and/or controls companies operating in various sectors, including:
CONSTRUCTION Big factories, manufacturing industries with particular expertise in the automotive sector, business and sports centres, significant roadway and waterworks projects (Brazil); detached, demi-detached and multi-level residential housing.REAL ESTATE AND GENERAL CONTRACTOR The activity of “general contractor ” is the “core business” of the group , which can also turn into real estate investments for the construction of large factories, creating an efficient combination between customer and investor. RENEWABLE ENERGIES  Design and implementation of R.E.S. systems (Renewable Energy Sources ) for the production of electricity also in the industrial field (cogeneration and trigeneration systems) . Management of maintenance, administrative and fiscal activities. Read More to: 

GRAD Sibenik – Partner NEXT

sibenikŠibenik is a historic town in Croatia, located in central Dalmatia where the river Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea. Šibenik is a political, educational, transport, industrial and tourist center of Šibenik-Knin county.

The City of Šibenik has 80 employes,annual budget is 25,3 million EUR. Department of Economics, Enterprise and Development will be responsible for the project, Dep.has competence and experience with all technical conditions for the NEXT project. Business Zone PODI Šibenik Infrastructure (2007-2008), largest commercial zone in Dalmatia in the plan for first large solar power plant in Croatia, Regional waste Management centre Bikarac (2008-2009)ISPA fund, first and only Croatia waste center according EU standards. In the City there is a college for Tourism, as well as the maritime innovation center INAVIS that will soon become technology park. Foundation of the university is planned, with study programs for ecology and energetics. Šibenik is also the leading croatian city for electricity production from renewable sources. Science institutions in the city area together with the entrepreneurs and the protected natural enviroment, to be preserved, is the city contribution in this project.


Foundation Partnership for Development – Partner NEXT


PFDThe main goal of PfD is to contribute in the social-economic and institutional sustainable development of Albania in the framework of its future regional, European and international integration. It aims to simulate, support and disseminate opportunities of democratic, social, economic, cultural, environmental and human development of Albanian population in cooperation with the other nations of the Region and wider.

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Chamber of Economy of Montenegro – Partner NEXT

montenegroThe Chamber of Commerce of Montenegro is an autonomous, business, professional and interest-basted organisation of business organisations, banks and other financial organisations, personal and property insurance companies, and entrepreneurs doing business in Montenegro (MoE 2009: 38). Within CCE, eleven sub-associations exist.

Functioning as a link between the private and public sector, CCE provides information and training services to its members to strengthen their position in the market, by means of continuous updates on the standards and legal regulations of the EU and the WTO, staff and management training for a more efficient transfer to business operation in compliance with EU rules and standards (MoE 2009: 57

Basic Activities
• Improving business operations
• Education
• Fostering research and development
• Business information
• Organizing activities in the field of economic relations with foreign
countries and companies
• Encouraging good business practice and business ethics
• Certificate issuing

Istrian Development Agency (IDA) Ltd. – Partner NEXT

idaThe Istrian Development Agency (IDA) Ltd. is the first regional, and one of the leading Croatian development agencies. It was established on 14 December 1999 as an operational body entrusted with the implementation of development programmes of the Region of Istria and the Istria 21 Development Consortium. Registered with the Commercial Court  in Rijeka on 29 May 2000, it became operational on 1 June 2000.

From October 2007 IDA is a member of the Coordination of Regional Development Agencies of the Adriatic Statistic Region – RAJ. In addition to IDA, the Coordination’s members are the Regional Development Agency of Dubrovnik-Neretva Region DUNEA Ltd., the Regional Development Agency PORIN Ltd. from Rijeka, the Zadar Region Development Agency ZADRA Ltd., the Regional Development Agency of the Šibenik-Knin Region and the Regional Development Agency of the Split-Dalmatia Region.

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REDAH Regional Development Agency Herzegovina – Partner NEXT

Regionredahal economic development presents a key instrument for support and acceleration of the process of economic and social reforms, as well as for preparation of foundations for access to European Union.

Regional economic development is a dynamic process aimed at creation of jobs, maintenance or increase of existing employment level, promotion of foreign investments and improvement of regional advantage in competitiveness to the maximum in medium-term and long-term period.

REDAH has been established as a result of wish of relevant protagonists from the region to devote themselves to the issues of common interest more actively. All this is aimed at enabling faster economic development of local communities and achieving balanced development of the region as a whole.

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Regional Economic Development Agency for Sumadija and Pomoravlje – Partner NEXT

The RegionaREDASP logo ai88_1ENG_11.jpg.130x97_q92l Economic Development Agency for Šumadija and Pomoravlje Ltd, was founded in 2005 through the transformation process of the Regional Agency for small and medium enterprises ‘Šumadija’ which was established in 2002 within the project “The Non-financial support to the SME sector in Serbia”, financed by the European Union and the European Agency for Reconstruction.

The Regional Economic Development Agency for Šumadija and Pomoravlje represents a partnership of private, public and NGO sectors from the area of two districts: the district of Šumadija and the district of Pomoravlje. There are 11 municipalities on the territories of these districts: Aranđelovac, Batočina, Knić, Lapovo, Rača, Topola, Despotovac, Paraćin, Rekovac, Svilajnac and Ćuprija and cities of Kragujevac and Jagodina, as administrative centers of Šumadija and Pomoravlje region.

The primary objective of the Regional Agency is to create conditions and stimulate economic and social development of the Šumadija and Pomoravlje region.

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Agronomski i prehrambeno-tehnološki fakultet Sveučilišta u Mostaru – Partner NEXT

Agriculture and Food Tecaptfhnology is a higher education institute of the University of Mostar , which educates and develops human resources for the agricultural and food industries .

It began its work in 1994. , And was officially registered with the High Court ruling of the court in Mostar in Mostar number U/S.9/98 . The emergence of this college is the result of increased demand for education staff for agriculture as a very important activity within the development strategy of the region and beyond, as well as an important segment of the national economy .

At the first meeting of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Agriculture , University of Mostar in 1994. Was elected dean prof . Dr. be . James Cup , a decision of the Governing Council of the University and endorsed . On the way of development of the college , there were many difficulties in terms of accommodation , staff and equipment , and it gradually solved and completed the so Faculty now has a severe form and content capable of providing services that are meant to him .

Faculty development will go towards ensuring the best possible conditions for normal teaching process , as well as other supporting activities . The curriculum is projected study of the general direction , which in these conditions corresponds to real needs . Also planned is a postgraduate program that will provide an opportunity for further training of personnel who will partially tie their future work in this university.

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University of Donja Gorica -UDG Partner Next


Research Units

The Centre for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (CEED), is the first economic think-tank established in Montenegro to support entrepreneurship and economic development. The mission of the CEED is—through its programs, projects, and advocacy activities – to promote and practically implement in Montenegro the ideas of a free market, entrepreneurship, and private ownership in an open, socially responsible and democratic society with the rule of law. Since its establishment more then 15 years ago, CEED participated in implementation of important programs and projects which resulted in improvement of business environment in Montenegro and policy development based on objective and reliable analyses.

Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognosis

The Institute for Strategic Studies and Prognosis (ISSP) is the leading independent economic think tank in Montenegro, serving as:

  •   An institution to set the agenda for advocating reform;
  •   A vehicle to communicate economic change through data, analysis and publications; and
  •  A training ground for a cadre of young economists, analysts, lawyers and other experts to understand the elements and analytical requirements for economic transformation.

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