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15. August 2019.

By implementing the Program for Support to Manufacturing Sectors, the Development Agency of Serbia (RAS) aims to improve the business environment and increase the competitiveness of MSMEs within the Manufacturing Sector, which are grouped into the following four areas: the  machinery and equipment industry; the food industry; the wood and furniture and rubber and plastic industries, as a first step in the implementation of set strategic goals and activities.

The right to participate and use the grants is granted to the MSMEs whose main activity is the production or processing of products from the manufacturing sector grouped into the above-mentioned four areas.

The Program will only co-finance project activities that have started after the call for proposals has been completed and have not been completed by the time the application for participation in the Program is submitted.

An applicant may submit one application to participate in the Program, under which he/she may apply for several activities.

The available funds are granted to beneficiaries individually for each project activity, as co-financing of up to 40% of the eligible costs, excluding VAT.  

The maximum approved amount is 1,000,000.00 dinars.  

The total budget of the Program is 50,000,000.00 dinars.

The deadline for completing the contracted activities and effecting payments within the approved project is 12 months from the date of signing the contract with the RAS.

The public call is open until the funds have been used up, but no later than September 30, 2019.

The applications, along with all supporting forms and documentation, are to be submitted in person or by registered mail to the following address:

Center for the Development of Jablanica and Pcinj Districts

Pana Djukica 42, Leskovac

Phone: 016/315-0115, 016/3150-114


Further information on the call and the documentation necessary for applying  are available at

Source: Center for the Development of Jablanica and Pcinj Districts and Coordination Body