MISSION

MISSION

To create and implement measures for the development of entrepreneurship in order to increase the competitiveness of the economy of Istria County.

VISION

VISION

IDA is a dynamic, flexible, innovative development agency oriented towards the development of Istria County as an economically competitive region of high living standards.

Istrian Development Agency - IDA was established in 1999 as the first regional development agency in the Republic of Croatia and as the key operational body for the implementation of the development programs of the Istria County. The founders of IDA are Istria County and all 10 Istrian cities: BujeBuzet, LabinNovigrad, PazinPoreč, PulaRovinj, Umag and Vodnjan.

To sum up the current project success, since its establishment IDA has since launched 47 EU projects totaling HRK 470 million, of which HRK 50 million has been granted to IDA.
Currently, 15 projects are being implemented, totaling HRK 155 million, of which IDA approved a total of HRK 13 million. There are currently several projects under various international cooperation programs in the application stage, and an active strategic project - Entrepreneurial Center "Coworking Pula" is being actively prepared and financed within the scope of the ITU mechanism of the Pula urban area.

IDA's development activities have developed gradually over the years in line with the needs of entrepreneurs in the field and are focused today on:

MAIN AREAS OF ACTIVITY

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Creation and implementation of measures for the development of entrepreneurship in order to increase the competitiveness of the economy of the Istria County.

EU PROJECTS

EU PROJECTS

EU projects are the main source of funding for development programs of the Istrian Development Agency in different areas, making it a self-sustaining agency.

TRAINING

TRAINING

Beginning in 2002, IDA has been systematically involved in the development of human resources in the private and public sectors through the implementation of various educational programs and projects.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Smart strategic planning is the cornerstone of sustainable socio-economic development of the Istria County and the impetus for faster growth and development.

RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

In the strategic and financial perspective of the European Union in the period ending in 2020, research, development and innovation are among the main priorities for achieving smart and sustainable growth.

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