PROJECT OBJECTIVE: To provide support to small and medium-sized enterprises, to improve their ability for market competition and to foster their cooperation with partners in Europe, in particular with Swiss partners.
PROJECT PURPOSE: To provide support to entrepreneurs in Croatia whose activities include research and development, enabling Croatian entrepreneurs to participate in project applications for EUROSTARS together with Swiss partners and to improve quality of their project proposals.
Through the realization of the project the level of international co-operation between Croatian small and medium-sized enterprises with European partners will be increased, in the field of innovation, research and development, which should result in new jobs being created and placing new products on the market. Furthermore, through the project EUROSTARS adequate resources for projects can be provided whose outputs will be products and services that are competitive on the domestic market and foreign markets.
Total value = 1.176.471 CHF
Swiss contribution = 1.000.000 CHF (85%)
National co-financing of the Republic of Croatia = 176.471 CHF (15%)
Small businesses and medium-sized enterprises which develop new products, processes and services
PROJECT DURATION: 2016 – 2024
Small and medium-sized enterprises