EU PRO Programme funded by the European Union and the Republic of Serbia
  • Republic of Serbia
  • UNOPS
CFP 05-2018
  • 14 days
  • 15 hours

Public Call for Proposals for Procurement of Equipment and Provision of Services for Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

Application deadline: Friday, 6 July 2018 24:00

Closed on: Friday, 6 July 2018 24:00

Post date: Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Do you want to enhance production and support your community?

Do you need a grant to procure equipment and introduce new complementary services in the total value of up to 20,000 Euros, or up to 50,000 Euros for export-oriented and fastgrowing enterprises?

Do you fulfil the following conditions?

  • your core activity is production or provision of IT services
  • you are an entrepreneur, or own a micro or small enterprise registered between 2013 and 2017
  • you are registered in one of the 99 local self-governments participating in the Programme
  • you are ready to co-fund the project
  • you want to support the development of your community through corporate social responsibility initiatives

How to apply?

  • download detailed information about the Call, as well as the application forms, from the Programme website www.eupro.org.rs
  • participate in one of the additional info sessions where we will present the details of the Call:
    • Pirot, Thursday, 21 June 2018, Ugovorna okružna privredna komora Pirot (Dobrice Milutinovića, Trgovački centar, vezni trakt br. 5)  at 10:00
    • Čačak, Thursday, 21 June 2018, Čačak Municipal Hall (Župana Strtacimira 2) at 13:30
    • Valjevo, Friday, 22 June 2018, Valjevo Municipal Hall  (Karađođeva 64) at 11:00
    • Bujanovac, Friday, 22 June 2018, Bujanovac Department of the Subotica Faculty of Economy  (Karađorđa Petrovića bb) at 11:00
  • SIGN UP FOR THE INFO SESSION
  • In case you cannot join us in one of the Info sessions here is where you can find the most important information - Info session presentation
  • send your project concept, filled-out in line with the propositions of the Call, to rsoc.applications@unops.org by 6 June 2018 the latest
  • Requests for clarification should be submitted to the e-mail address: rsoc.cfp.clarifications@unops.org by 25 June 2018 the latest

About the Programme

The EU PRO development programme, funded by the European Union with 25 million Euros, is aimed to contribute to more balanced socio-economic development of Serbia. The Programme has the goal of providing a contribution to the enhancement of the competitiveness of micro and small enterprises, improvement of business environment and deepening social cohesion in 99 local self-governments in two regions: the Region of Šumadija and West Serbia and the Region of South and East Serbia. Field activities of this three-year programme which started in January 2018 are implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in cooperation with the Government of Serbia.

The Programme is continuing the good practices and results of its predecessors, the EU PROGRES and European PROGRES programmes.

Cities and municipalities participating in the EU PRO

Aleksandrovac, Aleksinac, Aranđelovac, Arilje, Babušnica, Bajina Bašta, Batočina, Bela Palanka, Blace, Bojnik, Bogatić, Boljevac, Bor, Bosilegrad, Brus, Bujanovac, Crna Trava, Čajetina, Čačak, Ćićevac, Ćuprija, Despotovac, Dimitrovgrad, Doljevac, Gadžin Han, Golubac, Gornji Milanovac, Ivanjica, Jagodina, Kladovo, Knić, Knjaževac, Koceljeva, Kosjerić, Kragujevac, Kraljevo, Krupanj, Kruševac, Kučevo, Kuršumlija, Lajkovac, Lapovo, Lebane, Leskovac, Loznica, Lučani, Ljig, Ljubovija, Majdanpek, Mali Zvornik, Malo Crniće, Medveđa, Merošina, Mionica, Negotin, Niš, Nova Varoš, Novi Pazar, Osečina, Paraćin, Petrovac na Mlavi, Pirot, Požarevac, Požega, Preševo, Priboj, Prijepolje, Prokuplje, Rača, Raška, Ražanj, Rekovac, Sjenica, Smederevo, Smederevska Palanka, Sokobanja, Surdulica, Svilajnac, Svrljig, Šabac, Topola, Trgovište, Trstenik, Tutin, Ub, Užice, Valjevo, Varvarin, Velika Plana, Veliko Gradište, Vladičin Han, Vladimirci, Vlasotince, Vranje, Vrnjačka Banja, Zaječar, Žabari, Žagubica i Žitorađa.

About the Call

Total budget of the Call for provision of grants to entrepreneurs, micro and small enterprises is 4.5 million Euros. This initiative is one of the activities financed by the European Union through the EU PRO development programme with the aim of providing an impetus to the development of the private sector and increasing market potential in order to create conditions for opening new jobs.

Selection of beneficiaries will be conducted in two phases:

  1. Evaluation and ranking of the submitted project concepts
  2. Evaluation of detailed project proposals which were positively assessed in the first phase

You can find out more about the programme, the application process and selection criteria at the info sessions which will be organised at the beginning of June 2018. For more information visit our website www.eupro.org.rs or follow us on social media.