2021-2027: The first drafts of the Partnership Agreement and Operational Programs have been published for consultation!

The Ministry of European Funds published on Friday, July 31, the draft Partnership Agreement and Operational Programs through which Romania will attract the European funds allocated for the future programming period, 2021-2027. The Partnership Agreement and Operational Programs for the period 2021-2027 have been strengthened following an intense process of inter-institutional consultation, informal negotiations with […]

The Fit for Future platform has been launched to simplify existing EU legislation

The European Commission launched yesterday, 11 May, the Fit for Future platform, which will bring together a high-level group of experts to help the Commission simplify existing EU legislation and reduce the administrative burden on citizens. and businesses. According to the official statement, the platform will also help ensure that EU legislation is adapted to […]

Draft urgent ordering for the digitization of the European funds management system

he Ministry of European Funds published on Friday, May 1, 2020, in public consultation, a Draft Government Emergency Ordinance on some measures to digitize the system of coordination and management of European structural and investment funds for the programming period 2014-2020. According to the draft normative act: From 1 June 2020, the managing authorities, intermediate […]

Ce măsuri prevede pentru beneficiarii de fonduri europene decretul prezidențial privind instituirea situației de urgență

The President of Romania signed on March 16, 2020, the decree establishing the state of emergency on the territory of Romania. According to him, the state of emergency is established for a period of 30 days, being established two types of measures: first-aid measures with direct and immediate applicability, emergency measures with gradual applicability. Among […]

Grants for the business sector will double from 1.5 billion to 3 billion euros, according to a press release from the Ministry of European Funds

During a meeting organized at the Victoria Palace in Bucharest, the Minister of European Funds, Ioan Marcel Boloș, presented the government’s vision regarding the funding allocated for the beneficiaries from the private environment, showing that In the next programming period we have to think about another type of entrepreneurial initiatives, which are based on research, […]

Eleven proposals elaborated by the Romanian business environment for the next Start-Up Nation programme

The National Council of Small and Medium Enterprises (CNIPMMR) has submitted a set of 11 proposals for the future Start-Up Nation programme. CNIPMMR’s proposals aim to digitalise SMEs, granting an additional score for applicants who have returned from diaspora, introducing the restriction to sell more than 49% of the company and giving up the tiebreaker […]

The agreement for the ”Environment, Climate Change, and Ecosystems, EEA” program has been signed

With an allocated budget of 23,529,412 euros, the ”Environment, Climate Change, and Ecosystems, EEA” program is implemented by the Romanian Ministry of the Environment, in partnership with the Norwegian Environmental Agency and aims to support projects that will contribute to improve the state of the environment in ecosystems and to reduce the effects of pollution […]

The applicant’s guide “Increasing the qualification level of employees through continuous training programs correlated with the needs of the labor market” had been published

The Managing Authority for the Human Capital Operational Program (POCU), from within the Ministry of European Funds (MEF), published the applicant’s guide entitled Increasing the qualification level of employees through training programs related to the needs of the labor market, proposed by the MA for the Human Capital Operational Program 2014 -2020, through Priority Axis […]

More than 9,600 Romanian start-ups have been founded with European funds

In the current programming period (2014-2020) the financing granted through the Operational Programme Human Capital (POCU) supported the establishment of 9,685 start-ups, Most of these, over 1,900, were founded in the Center region – Brașov, Sibiu, Alba, Mureș, Harghita and Covasna counties, followed by South-West Oltenia region, with 1,450 start-ups, and the South-Muntenia region, with […]

European funds will support cities to invest smarter and become more efficient

The opportunities and challenges raised by the development of smart cities at the European level were the core topic of the Smart Transformation Forum 2019 who took place in Bucharest at the end of last week. The event happened in the context in which the forecasts show that by 2050, 66% of the world’s population […]