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SERBIA: Towards improved science and education infrastructure and housing for young researchers

3 November 2010

SERBIA Towards improved science and education infrastructure and housing for young researchersPARIS - The Republic of Serbia, represented by Mr. Božidar Djelić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Technological Development, and Ms. Diana Dragutinović, Minister of Finance, and the CEB, represented by Mr. Raphaël Alomar, Governor, have signed a loan contract worth 35 million euros.


The CEB will co-finance with the European Investment Bank (EIB) the first phase of the “Serbian R&D Infrastructure Investment Initiative” aimed at revitalising public research and development activity in Serbia. 

The project is intended to improve living conditions for researchers by upgrading science and education equipment and infrastructure.

Since the Republic of Serbia joined the CEB in 2004, five projects have been approved in favour of the country for an accumulated amount of 85 million euros.


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