Croatia - Business Development and Innovation

Split, Croatia (Mana5280, Unsplash)
Split, Croatia(Mana5280, Unsplash)

The list of all the successful applicants from the 1st Call has been finalized. Information about the approved projects can be found under 'Results of the First Call for Proposals' below.


The 2nd Call will be launched in the upcoming month. For more info, please read the pre-announcement.

Important Information

Co-financing possibilities from HBOR: Applicants can co-finance projects with HBOR's lending programme.


Regional information sessions are planned for November: To follow up the launching of the 2nd Call, info workshops will be organized throughout Croatia. Please apply via below links:

Date Time Venue
03.11.2021 13.00 Slavonski Brod
04.11.2021 9.00 Osijek
08.11.2021 13.00 Zadar
09.11.2021 9.00 Split
11.11.2021 12.00 Zagreb
16.11.2021 12:00 Opatija
17.11.2021 10:00 Rovinj
23.11.2021 10.00 Varaždin
25.11.2021 10.00 Koprivnica


The ‘’Business development and Innovation’’ Programme will allocate more than 20 million euros to Croatian companies. Focus areas of investments and development will be Green Industry Innovation (manufacturing industry) and Blue Growth (marine, maritime, small scale tourism, and more). This will also be a first-time opportunity for Croatian companies to form strong relationships with Norwegian companies, universities and R&D centers for sharing knowledge and best practice.

About the Programme:

Business Development and Innovation Croatia is a business development Programme that aims to increase value creation and sustainable growth in the Croatian private sector.

The Programme is financed by Norway Grants and is a part of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Read more about the EEA and Norway Grants.

For updated information about the Programme, we encourage you to check this website regularly.

Further inquiries can be made via the Programme e-mail address: