Operational programme Competitiveness and Cohesion 2014-2020 is the main programme document for implementing EU’s Cohesion policy and contributing to the Investment for growth and jobs goal, by supporting investments in infrastructural projects (in the areas of transport, energy, environmental protection, ICT), as well as supporting the development of entrepreneurship and research activities.
Within the Operational programme Competitiveness and Cohesion 2014-2020, the Republic of Croatia has at its disposal EUR 6.863 billion, of which EUR 4.700 billion from the European Regional Development Fund, EUR 2.131 billion form the Cohesion Fund and EUR 31.499 million allocated to the Republic of Croatia from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the REACT-EU initiative. This is part of the REACT-EU allocation allocated to the Republic of Croatia for 2021, while the allocation for 2022 will be known by the end of 2021, after which the program will be amended and its total allocation will be increased.
Together with national co-financing of EUR 1.192 billion, the total allocation of the OP is EUR 8.055 billion.
|OP Competitiveness and cohesion 2014-2020|
Distribution of funds by priority axes:
|Priority axis||ESI Fund allocation (EUR)|
|Strengthening the Economy through Application of Research and Innovation||689.353.884|
|Use of Information and Communication Technologies||226.367.742|
|Promoting Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources||530.059.584|
|Climate Change and Risk Management||209.131.628|
|Environmental Protection and Sustainability of Resources||1.866.578.221|
|Connectivity and Mobility||1.341.375.841|
|Social inclusion and health||383.569.249|
|Education, skills and lifelong learning||304.914.791|
|Earthquake damage remediation||111.000.000|
|Strengthening crisis recovery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and preparing for a green, digital and resilient economic recovery||31.498.663|