Project STRONGER, financed from IPA CBC Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro programme, started on 1st of November 2017. Duration of the project is 27 months, till the end of January 2020.
Lead partner is CTR d.o.o. (Development Agency of Brod-Posavska County). Partners are: Business women Association of Montenegro, Association of Business Women in B&H, University of Zadar and Institution for development of competence, innovation and specialization of Zadar County INOVAcija.
The main objective of the project is to empower business support organisations and research institutions to provide support and advisory services for SMEs in field of herbs collecting and processing industry and promotion of cross-border cluster activities by innovative cross border e-platform.
BSOs (INOVAcija and CTR) will be trained for future advisory services to SMEs. Also, research laboratories will be equipped.
Project budget is 979.310,00 Euros. Institution INOVAcija budget is 182.983,00 Euros. Programme covers 85% of budget, 15% is co-financing by project partner.