Regional Development Agency of Slavonia and Baranja is non-profit ltd founded by local and regional authorities – City of Osijek and Osijek-Baranja County. Vision of the Agency is to be the link between public, scientific, private and civil sector in building up of strategic partnerships in application and implementation of projects that contribute to rising of life standard on the territory of Slavonia and Baranja. The Agency is also certified “development coordinator” for Osijek-Baranja County (certified by Croatian Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds) providing assistance to more than 40 cities and municipalities of the territory. The Agency manages the Representation office of Slavonia and Baranja in Brussels. RDA has a long standing experience in connecting cities and territories in joint planning and development of joint plans and strategies but also in securing funding for long term sustainability of their implementation. The agency also has lot of experience in organizing international events, workshops, educations, seminars, etc. and has used those events to create cross-border and transnational networks for future cooperation. Additionally, RDA has, as one of its main goals organization of educational programs and capacity building of local and regional stakeholders. Within that activity it organizes series of seminars, workshops and trainings for entrepreneurs, potential start-ups and clusters. It strongly promotes cooperation between public, private, non-governmental and business sector. In the field of social innovation and social entrepreneurship it participates in development projects funded by EU and other international donors that generate new employment opportunities for young people, women and specific marginalized groups. The Agency is active in conducting lifelong learning education programs and in providing opportunities for practical learning for students through available internships.

Contact Person:
Ivana Juric
Project Manager