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Serbia cuts EUR 3,2 billion deal with CRBC for environmental protection projects
The government of Serbia agreed with China’s CRBC on building a functional sewerage system and wastewater treatment plants in 65 municipalities across the country. The deal also includes rehabilitating or building six regional landfills ... more
TAP start of gas flows marks a historic step in supply diversification in Southeast Europe
TAP will facilitate gas supplies to South Eastern European countries through prospective interconnectors. In particular, Bulgaria will be able to cover up to 33% of its total gas demand through TAP after the completion of the Interconnector Greece Bulgaria (IGB) ... more
The finalists in the Innovative Enterprise of the Year 2020 contest in Bulgaria
All finalists in the contest are granted the right to use the Excellence in Innovation label of the Applied Research and Communications Fund and provided opportunities for reaching potential international partners and clients in all economic fields through the Enterprise Europe Network, which is active in over 60 countries ... more
Kranj will become the first smart city in Slovenia thanks to digital technologies
The smart solutions implemented in Kranj are expected to ease the local authority’s overall planning and emergency response, reduce utility losses and provide a tool for consumption control to the citizens ... more
Glass producer in Kosovo achieves market growth through SME competitiveness programme
The investments enabled the company to increase its productivity, replace old technology with environmentally friendly one and enhance quality, as well as improve health and safety standards ... more
EBRD encourages green growth in the industrial real estate sector in Romania
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed an agreement with Warehouses De Pauw (WDP) for a financing package of EUR 150 million, which will contribute to the implementation of a sustainability management framework, comprising international building certifications and the introduction of novel green measures ... more
Eta Bio signs licence agreement with Clariant to build cellulosic ethanol plant
Eta Bio, a family-owned agricultural business, will produce 50 000 tonnes of cellulosic ethanol per year by processing around 250 000 tonnes of wheat straw in their production facility in the Northeastern Bulgaria. Their partnership with Clariant, a leading specialty chemical company, will help them tread their way in the advanced biofuels market ... more
The first large-scale wastewater treatment plant for Skopje gets euro financing
The EBRD is providing a loan of 58 million euro to finance the first large-scale wastewater treatment plant for Skopje. The financing will be complemented by 78 million euro package from the European Investment Bank (EIB) ... more
New investment project for water and sanitation services in Smolyan, Bulgaria
The project will modernise and extend municipal services for nearly 100 000 people in the Smolyan district in accordance with EU directives ... more
South Korean automotive manufacturer Kyungshin starts construction of new factory in Serbia
In Smederevska Palanka, the Kyungshin Cable plant will produce components for high-tech electric car batteries, as well as parts for traditional cars ... more
EBRD launches research programme for SMEs in 6 European countries
The new programme is designed to create free, publicly available research reports to overcome information barriers that obstruct market liquidity ... more
EBRD and ENEF support the modernization of Bosnian TEM Mandeks
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Enterprise Expansion Fund (ENEF) announced they were supporting the modernization of TEM Mandeks – a Bosnian manufacturer of electrical installation accessories with 2 million euro loan ... more
EU renewable energy project in Croatia and Serbia supports public lighting modernization
A renewable energy project, financed by the European Union, supported two Croatian towns and a city in Serbia in improving their energy efficiency. Under the R-Sol-E solar energy initiative the project partners managed to decrease the energy consumption ... more
Kosovo to build its biggest wind farm with a 58 mln. euro loan
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a 58 million euro loan to support finance the construction and operation of the 105 MW Bajgora wind farm in the north part of Kosovo ... more
Largest ferronickel producing company in Kosovo receives EBRD funding
The largest ferronickel producing company in Kosovo NewCo Ferronikeli (NFN) will receive an investment worth EUR 25 million from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD. The funds are aimed to support the energy efficiency and operational efficiency optimization of the manufacturer ... more

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Preparations underway for MAKTEK Eurasia 2022

Preparations underway for MAKTEK Eurasia 2022

The scope of the fair encompasses automation systems, CAD/CAM/CAE & PLM software, CNC and conventional metalworking technologies, CNC control systems, cutting tools/holders, heat treatment equipment, Industry 4.0 and IIoT systems ... more
9th edition of Supply Chain & Logistics Expo to be held in October 2023

9th edition of Supply Chain & Logistics Expo to be held in October 2023

The 3 main areas of the exhibits are transport services and logistics, warehouse equipment and technologies, commercial vehicles and green transport ... more
Eco Wave 2022 to showcase latest technologies for the green economy

Eco Wave 2022 to showcase latest technologies for the green economy

Visitors of Eco Wave are managers and executives responsible for strategic planning and procurement, government officials, experts, researchers, technicians, media representatives, and others ... more
WorldFood Istanbul to be held for the 30th time

WorldFood Istanbul to be held for the 30th time

The 29th WorldFood Istanbul which was held in 2021 became the largest exhibition on square meter basis in its history and it achieved great success by reaching the highest number of visitors ever ... more

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