The EIF estimates universities and research institutes targeted by the platform will generate more than 350 patent applications and 100 spin-off companies in the next five years.
Toronto-based blockchain development and engineering solutions company bought blockchain R&D firm based in Zagreb after collaborating on Lodestar project.
With the delta variant starting to spread in Southeast Europe, officials are warning of a new wave of the pandemic that may put pressure on hospitals as early as August or September.
Frost, flooding and pests all damaged crops in Croatia this year, raising fears of price increases.
Strong recovery after spring 2020 lockdowns partly driven by demand for houses and rural properties, but prices remain among the lowest in Europe.
Highly critical European Commission report issued as Sofia tries to sack chief prosecutor Ivan Geshev, who has thwarted efforts by the caretaker government to investigate top-level corruption. Shortcomings reported in other SEE EU members.
The first half was particularly strong in the mid-market and smaller-ticket segment.
Electric supercar producer to receive funding under €6.3bn Recovery and Resilience Plan for Croatia.
The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies has raised its GDP growth forecasts for 20 out of 23 countries in Central and Eastern Europe as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic starts to recede.
Retail trade turnover up by 16.5% y/y and 6.4% m/m in May as recovery continues.
The step is most significant for Montenegro and North Macedonia, which generate around half of their electricity from coal.
Capital Economics analysts point to evidence of growing price pressures in eastern EU members.
The coronacrisis saw the role of the state increase, but post-crisis efforts towards privatisation and a stepping back of the state from the economy are expected.
Since Yugoslavia started to disintegrate, a whole generation has grown up but there are still some in the region who look back nostalgically.
Croatia, with a population of just over 4mn, has seen the emergence of a slew of high-tech champions in the fields of IT software, hardware and electromobility.
Transparency International survey shows citizens of Slovenia and Bulgaria were most likely to think their government was run by a few big interests looking out for themselves.
International banking groups remain committed to the region, with their strategies tilted towards expansion or stability despite the coronavirus pandemic, EIB survey shows.
The price faced by Russia for aggression must be too high for the Kremlin to countenance, and this is the message that Biden should deliver to Putin – and act upon.
Most CEE governments submitted their national plans after the deadline and two (Bulgaria and Estonia) are yet to finalise them.
The European Commission has selected 72 research and innovation projects that will receive €1bn in funding to support the aims of the Green Deal.