The 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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Regional 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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The Regional 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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Agriculture and Food Technology 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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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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Ecodom – Italian Household Appliances Recovery and Recycling Consortium – is the national Compliance Scheme that manages the transportation and treatment of end-of-life appliances (WEEE Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment), on a non-profit basis.
The Consortium was established in 2004 on a voluntary basis by the leading large appliances, hoods and water-heaters Producers operating on the Italian market with the fundamental aim of preventing the release of pollutants into the environment and maximising the recovery of materials back into the production cycle.
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We integrate ideas, people and technologies in developing measurement and control automatic systems to improve products, processes and buildings quality, efficiency and sustainability.
The commitment is measuring for improving, thus helping all those who realize products or offer services to do it in the best way, saving time, money and respecting the environment. Our clients and partners are the world leaders in their markets, from Automotive to Home Appliance, from Environment to Health Care. The market is global, with installations in more than 40 countries in the world.
Today about 40 young researchers, professional people and scientists dedicate to the development of cross solutions by integrating for us new technologies and then transferring them to the reference markets, always maintaining the strain towards the continuous improvement at very high levels.
Health, energy, environment, safety, comfort: these are the issues on which very high level networks are created as well as researchers communities oriented to exchange and to the common goal of improving the life quality through the technologies development and integration.
The operative method is “realizing turn key solutions” with a strong technical and innovation know-how, integrating the technologies acquired through collaborations with Universities and Research Centres, internally developed and then transferred to the industry and service productive and communicative processes.
The approach is like being in an atelier, where every client has his own measures, his needs, his goals we contribute to reaching. Every Technological Atelier represents the knot of a competence network constantly updated and available to the Customers, Collaborators and Suppliers.
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Established under Regional Law No.17 of 1th June 1999, Svim – Sviluppo MArche SpA – is the Development Company of the Marche Region.
Today the Marche Region is the company’s only shareholder, as definied by Regional Law No.33 of 16th December 2005.
Svim operates exclusively with the Marche Region and plays an important role in the implementation of the regional development policy. Its aim is to transform into regional projects both the objectives defined within the ROP (Regional Operative Programme) and the strategic lines deriving from consultation with all organizations concerned.
Invitalia, after a profound strategic, organisational and behavioural change effected over the last four years, is now a modern development agency, like those demonstrating the best results in many countries, working alongside the Government to generate growth mechanisms throughout the nation, with particular attention given to the South.
They have invested primarily within the Company to strengthen its role as authoritative interlocutor for anyone who wants to invest in Italy and work for the development of the regions.
From 5 to 7 of May, the first Italian Week edition in Albania was held in Tirana under the patronage of the Italian Embassy with the participation of ICE, Italian Chamber of Commerce in Albania, Confindustria Bari – BAT and Unioncamere Puglia.
Main goal of the event was the presentation of numerous business opportunities Albania has to offer in some of the priority sectors such as energy, tourism, manifacturing and agriculture.