The European Union is a main partner and donor of the Institute for Development and Innovation. The European Commission supports the work of the Institute for Development and Innovation through funding in the area of research and innovation. Within the Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe programs, three projects are currently supported – upPE-Т, DALIA and RURALITIES with the amount of over 650,000 euros. In addition to the aforementioned Horizon projects, the Institute for Development and Innovation also implemented the project “First steps towards digital Cacak“ with the support of the European Union. The project has provided support for the modernization and digitization of the state administration in Serbia, and it was realized through the Institute’s Green and Digital Transformation program.
Furthermore, through financial resources determined by the IPA program of Cross-Border Cooperation Serbia – Bosnia and Herzegovina and the implementation of the NESESER project, the European Union supports the work of the Institute for Development and Innovation within Institute’s Economic Development program area.
The Institute for Development and Innovation is expertly engaged in a significant number of projects supported by the European Union, example is BY LEAP regional project implemented by Junior Achievement Serbia and other seven regional partners.