IPARD II public call for Measure 3

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management has announced a public call through Measure 3 for the award of grants for processing in the agricultural sector under the IPARD program. Investments can be directed to the sector: milk processing; meat processing; wine production; processing of fruits and vegetables (including cereals, mushrooms, aromatic and medicinal herbs); olive processing; fish and aquaculture processing. Support funds for Measure 3 can be used by micro, small and medium […] Read More


Meeting with the ambassador

On Monday, February 1, 2021, we had the honor to meet the Ambassador of Japan to Montenegro, in the premises of the Japanese Corner in Podgorica. H.E. Takahiko Katsumata. On that occasion, along with Japanese tea, we exchanged opinions on the possibilities of strengthening economic cooperation in the fields of tourism, knowledge transfer, new technologies, etc. Along with the ambassador, there were also members of his delegation.


European Researchers’ Night

This year on November 27 will be held European Researchers’ Night 2020 in Montenegro. Adriatic Bridge Partners will be a proud friend of the event, which is traditionally organized for the tenth time. In the face of the changes brought by science and new technologies, dramatically changing the world, the festival focuses on research and innovation that shape the economy and everyday life, promoting a knowledge-based society. This event is simultaneously organized in 30 European […] Read More


Market research of agricultural machinery in Montenegro

Adriatic Bridge Partners in cooperation with partners from Croatia implemented the project: “Market research for the IPARD Agency”, which was encompassed to analyze agricultural machinery price trends in Montenegro. The objective of the research was to check the current market prices and make a comparison with the reference price in the existing database. Activities included: Collection of data on defined agricultural machinery and equipment; Collection of data on prices of machinery and equipment, as well […] Read More


Adriatic Bridge Partners has invested in the largest energy project in the Western Balkans

Adriatic Bridge Partners has officially become a minority shareholder of the first phase of one of the largest energy projects currently being implemented in the Western Balkans region. The total value of the investment (in all phases) is projected at around 1 billion euros, and the preparatory works of the first phase are planned to be completed by the end of 2021. The project includes the production of energy from renewable sources with a total […] Read More


Global Innovation Index 2020

According to the Global Innovation index 2020 report, realized on September 2 by the World Intellectual Property Organization, three out of six the Western Balkans countries made a progress, one country ranked lower, one country kept the same position, and one country wasn’t included. Global Innovation Index 2020 presenting the global innovation trends of 131 economies. The aim of the report is to show the annual ranking of the world’s economies on innovation capacity and […] Read More

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Investment plan in energy sector in Montenegro

In the coming period, significant investments are planned in the energy sector in Montenegro. Out of the total package of socio-economic measures, for the period of the next five years, investments in the energy sector are expected of around 734 million euros. This amount will include investments in new sources, revitalization of existing infrastructure, but also investments in small hydropower plants. It is estimated that, of the total amount, about 350 million euros will be […] Read More


Nations in Transit 2020 report – Freedom house

According to the latest Nation in Transit 2020 report by Freedom house, the most Western Balkans countries face mostly negative assessments related to the level of respect for human rights, rule of law or the promotion of democracy. This is especially regard to Montenegro and Serbs, who are classified as “hybrid regimes” for the first time since 2003. In addition to a number of reasons listed for each country individually, which relate to: court independence, […] Read More


Support measures by the Government of Montenegro to mitigate the effects of the covid-19 pandemic

As part of urgent business support measures, the Government of Montenegro has approved the creation of a new credit line through the Investment-Development Fund of Montenegro, which is intended exclusively for providing liquidity due to the rehabilitation of the consequences of the covid-19 pandemic. The credit line is intended for entrepreneurs, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises that are directly endangered and suffer the consequences of the situation. Through this line of credit, financial support will […] Read More


Second public call for IPARD II support programme

Within the IPARD II program, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Montenegro – Directorate for payments, has issued a second public call for Measure 1 financial support: “Investments in the physical capital of agricultural holdings”, in total amount of 12 mill. EUR. Support funds from this call may be allocated to investments with a total value of eligible costs of EUR 10,000 to EUR 500,000. Financial support through this call is awarded at […] Read More