Public Sector Research and Development Project in Serbia

Public Sector Research and Development Project in Serbia

Project Description

The Government of Serbia made a strategic decision to place much emphasis on developing its high-level knowledge-based education facilities and research capacity as a key driver for economic growth. WBIF embraced this initiative together with the EIB and supports a project made up of three Components:

  • Component A: Petnica Science Centre, with support assisting with a review of the feasibility study. A main design for works, technical specifications for equipment and furnishings, and a procurement plan;
  • Component B: Zvezdara Technology Park, with support for updating the feasibility study, the main design, bill of quantities and procurement plan; and
  • Component C: Centre for promotion of science in Belgrade with support for a pre-feasibility study, the preparation of a design brief and regulations for an international architectural competition.

All three projects are planned to best internationally recognised standards, including energy conscious design, sustainability and environmental care, ease of maintenance, safety and security, and full special needs access.


Start of Technical Assistance: High Education Infrastructure in Serbia

Project Financing

WBIF Grant TA3-SER-SOC-01 € 600,000
EIB Loan € 200,000,000
Beneficiary Contribution Own Contribution € 90,200,000
CEB Loan € 70,000,000
CEB Loan € 35,000,000
WBIF Grant WB15-SRB-SOC-02 € 884,400
EU HETIP Project External Grant € 30,900,000
Total € 427,584,400
Total Grants € 1,484,400
Total Loans € 305,000,000

Partner Financial Organisations

Western Balkans Partners