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28/05/2024: Open Call For Bilateral Cooperation in Green and Blue Sector Between Croatia and Norway

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The Business Development and Innovation Programme in Croatia has launched an Open Call for bilateral cooperation in Green and Blue Sector. The Call will finance bilateral cooperation between at least one entity from Croatia and at least one entity from the Donor State (Norway) .

To apply, please fill in the application form and all mandatory attachments from the list below and submit all the documentation to Innovation Norway, to email: [email protected].

See the Call Text here


The Call aims to increase the long-term bilateral business cooperation between Croatia and Norway in the Blue Growth and Green Industry Innovation focus areas.

Areas of Cooperation

  • Renewable energy and other forms of clean energy solutions
  • Resource efficiency and circular economy
  • Sustainable blue economy
  • Energy storage including batteries
  • Zero-emission transport including green shipping
  • Sustainable bioeconomy
  • Smart/sustainable city solutions
  • Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)
  • Other relevant areas.

Eligible Activities

Activities aimed at strengthening long-term bilateral relations, increasing cooperation, and improving mutual knowledge and understanding of business opportunities in the blue growth and green transition. The activities can include, but are not limited to:

  • Feasibility studies, data collection, reports, analysis for mutual increased insights about bilateral markets opportunities, new technologies, solutions etc.
  • Study trips
  • Workshops
  • Networking, matchmaking, sharing and transfer of knowledge, technology, solutions and best practices
  • Establishing cooperation between clusters, business associations or networks in the benefit of the relevant business sectors.

Funding available

The total amount available for projects is 325,000 euro.The budgetmay be increased subject to additional savings in projects from other calls.

  • The minimum amount of grant to apply for is 25,000 euro.
  • The maximum amount of grant to apply for is 100,000 euro.

Who Can Apply?

  • any entity, public or private, commercial or non-commercial, established as a legal person in Croatia or in Norway.

Project cooperation between Croatia and Norway is mandatory in this Call.

Entities from Croatia can apply if they have a partner from Norway.

Entities from Norway can apply if they have a partner from Croatia.


For applying: Thursday, 18 July 2024 at 13.00.

For completion of project activities: 20 February, 2025

Online Infosession

An online Info Session for the Croatian and Norwegian entities was held on June 18, 2024, 10.00hrs. A recording of the workshop can be found here.

The Programme

The call is supported by Norway through Norway Grants. See details under the Business Development and Innovation Croatia Programme.

Follow the Norway Grants by Innovation Norway on Facebook or on LinkedIn to stay updated.

Application Form and Mandatory Attachments

  1. Application form (template word document)
  2. Partnership agreement (template word document)
  3. De Minimis declaration where relevant (template word document)
  4. Self-declaration of the applicant (template word document)
  5. Budget (template excel document)
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