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EU funding for the Vrbje business zone

Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, the Managing Authority for ERDF, ESF and Cohesion Fund, has issued a grant decision for the project ''Vrbje business zone''. The project with a total budget of EUR 1.5 million will receive a contribution from the European Regional Development Fund amounting to nearly EUR 626,000.

The aim of the project is to develop the relevant infrastructure and build the missing infrastructure to ensure that operations run smoothly and services are fully provided in the existing business zone Vrbje. The developed infrastructure will cater to the needs of SMEs, boosting their growth and development and supporting job creation in the Savinja region. Works will comprise the construction of two roads with the associated handling area, reconstruction and expansion of the existing road, retrofitting of water supply pipelines, development of the sewerage system, as well as installation of pedestrian walkways and street lights.

For more information, please refer to the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology and Municipality of Žalec.