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Published on: November 29, 2018 @ 18:10

The 1st anniversary and 3rd award ceremony and a new call for applications for mega vouchers

The Green Innovation Vouchers scheme marked its first anniversary with a ceremony at Hotel Metropol Palace in Belgrade. In its first year the EBRD-run scheme received 108 applications in 3 calls and supported 29 projects with vouchers worth a combined €435,000.

In the openning remarks, Zsuzsanna Hargitai, EBRD Director for the Western Balkans; prof. dr Viktor Nedović, State Secretary at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development; Filip Abramović, Assistant Minister for Waste Management; and Katarina Obradović Jovanović, Assistant Minister for SMEs, once more stressed the scheme importance for increasing competitiveness through development and implementation of green innovations in enterprises as well as sustainability of the scheme and similar ones in Serbia.

During the ceremony, eight new companies were awarded vouchers worth in total €135.000 for their green and innovative projects approved by the EBRD in the third round.

The EBRD has moved into a new phase of the scheme which will target projects with larger resource-efficiency impact, and increased the value of the vouchers up to €50,000. A new call for applications for mega vouchers is open from 29 November 2018. Interested SMEs should submit the application form in cooperation with their selected R&D service providers to inovacionivauceri@ebrd.rs.


Published on: October 01, 2018 @ 07:10

The third application call closed

The third application call within the Green Innovation Vouchers Scheme is closed. We thank all you for your interest.


Published on: Jun 11, 2018 @ 17:21

The second award ceremony and the third call

The award ceremony of new green innovation vouchers took place at the Hotel Radisson Blu in the presence of the EBRD management including Alain Pilloux, Vice President for Banking; Charlotte Ruhe, Managing Director for Central and South Eastern Europe; Zsuzsanna Hargitai, the new Director for Western Balkans based in Belgrade who has just taken up her post; and Daniel Berg, Director of the Resident Office in Belgrade. The EBRD evaluation committee has approved new 11 projects to receive a total of €150,000.

The third call for applications will be open from 11 June until 30 September 2018. Interested SMEs should submit the application form in cooperation with their selected R&D service providers to inovacionivauceri@ebrd.rs.


Published on: May 01, 2018 @ 08:19

The second application call closed

The second application call within the Green Innovation Vouchers Scheme is closed. We thank all you for your interest.


Published on: Mar 13, 2018 @ 19:39

The first award ceremony and the second call

The award ceremony of the first green innovation vouchers took place at the Hotel Crowne Plaza in the presence of the Minister of Innovation and Technological Development, Dr Nenad Popović, the Minister of Environmental Protection, Goran Trivan, and the EBRD management including Terry McCallion, EBRD Director for Energy Efficiency and Climate Change, and Daniel Berg, EBRD Director for Serbia. Please check a brief report and video about the event here. The EBRD evaluation committee has approved the first 10 projects to receive a total of €150,000.

The second call for applications will be open to companies from 13 March until 30 April 2018. Interested SMEs should submit the application form in cooperation with their selected R&D service provider(s) to inovacionivauceri@ebrd.rs.


Published on: Jan 31, 2018 @ 23:59

The first application call closed

The first application call within the Green Innovation Vouchers Scheme is closed. We thank all you for your interest.


Published on: Dec 05, 2017 @ 23:12 

The first application call open

Around 150 representatives of SMEs, R&D service providers, the Government, the EBRD, other international organizations and media participated in the launch event of the Green Innovation Vouchers Scheme that took place at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The first application call is open and will close on 31 January 2018. Please check a brief report and video about the event here.

 


Published on: Oct 24, 2017 @ 19:09 

Launch event

The launch event for the Green Innovation Vouchers Scheme will take place on 5 December, 2017 at 11:00 at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Resavska 13-15, Belgrade. Please find here the agenda.

If you are a small or medium-sized enterprise or an R&D service provider interested in Green Innovation Vouchers, then please register your participation at inovacionivauceri@ebrd.rs.