IPA ADRION 1st Call – Programme Information Event

Mar 24, 2023 | Events

IPA ADRION 1st Call – Programme Information Event
19 April – Hotel Hills, Sarajevo
On site Event

The event will be aimed at providing information on the 1st Call for Proposals of the IPA ADRION Programme. Its main objective is to brief potential partners on what the Programme expects in terms of project content, project eligibility, quality issues and how to go through the application process, among other relevant aspects.

Participants will receive information on the rules, thematic coverage and main features and topics of the 1st Call; as well as technical information related to the project’s applicants: application form; intervention logic; finance, eligibility rules, project budget; communication and capitalisation. Q&A sessions will take place after each session. Participants will also have the opportunity to network among themselves.


Draft Agenda

09:00 – 09:30
Registration Welcome coffee

09.30 – 09:45
Institutional Greetings, Sanja Vukadin (tbc), Directorate for European Integration of Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina

09:45 – 10:00
IPA ADRION 2021-2027 – an overview from the Managing Authority perspective, Lodovico Gherardi, IPA ADRION Managing Authority

Key features of the 1st Call for Proposals, Barbara Di Piazza, IPA ADRION Joint Secretariat

Project content and finanacial requirements, Božana Bešlić, IPA ADRION Joint Secretariat


Coffee Break 11.05-11.30

How to submit your Application form with JEMS, Valentina Di Vincenzo, IPA ADRION Joint Secretariat

Communication & Capitalisation, Koralia Branioti and Giulia Frattini, IPA ADRION Joint Secretariat

12.00 – 12.15

Further opportunities offered to granted operations, Bernhard Fabianek, DG Research, European Commission

12.45 – 13.00
EUSAIR vision for 2021-27 and its upcoming 8th Forum, Midhat Džemić, Directorate for European Integration of Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Lunch 13:00 – 14:00

14:00 – 15:30
Thematic Parallel Sessions + Q&A

Room A
Research & Innovation and Circular Economy

  • Developing and enhancing research and innovation capacities and the uptake of advanced technologies (SO1.1 – ref. ERDF Reg)
  • Promoting the transition to a circular and resource efficient economy (SO2 – ref. ERDF Reg)

Adela Franja and Jelena Kolić, Joint Secretariat

Room B
Climate change adaptation and Environmental Protection

  • Promoting climate change adaptation and disaster risk prevention, and resilience, taking into account eco-system based approaches (SO2.4 – ref. ERDF Reg)
  • Enhancing protection and preservation of nature, biodiversity and green infrastructure, including in urban areas, and reducing all forms of pollution (SO2.6 – ref. ERDF Reg)

Davorka Žagar, Joint Secretariat

Room C
Sustainable Mobility

  • Developing and enhancing sustainable, climate resilient, intelligent and intermodal national, regional and local mobility, including improved access to TEN-T and cross-border mobility (SO3.2 – ref. ERDF Reg)
  • Promoting sustainable multimodal urban mobility, as part of transition to a net zero carbon economy (SO2.8 – ref. ERDF Reg)

Lucia Calliari, Joint Secretariat

15.30 – 15.45

Registration are closed.


Meeting information

Official Language
The working language of the meeting is English.

The meeting will be held in presence. Video recordings will be made available on the website after the meeting.

Useful Contacts
info@interregadrion.eu for content and practical information

Photography and video recording
Photography and filming will be taking place at this event. Therefore, by coming to this meeting, you may be filmed and have your picture taken. Kindly be informed that your registration to this meeting implies your irrevocable consent for being filmed, recorded, and photographed throughout the duration of the event, as well as giving the Interreg IPA ADRION the right to use this media at its sole discretion.

Health and safety
The current Sars Cov 2 prevention provisions do not contain any specific obligations with regard to the use of masks, green pass control or temperature measurement.
In any case, the organization intends to guarantee the use of sanitation in all areas and equipment, as well as proper spacing.


The Venue

Hotel Hills
Hotel Hills, Thermal & Spa Resort Sarajevo is located in a green oasis nearby the Airport of Sarajevo. The hotel includes 330 rooms and suites, multipurpose Congress center, Wellness, Spa & Fitness Health center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, restaurants with international and national cuisine, and attractive Panoramic restaurant and lounge bar on the rooftop.


Address: Butmirska cesta 18, Ilidža 71000 Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina


Getting there

Hotel Hills is located just 2 kilometers away from the airport of Sarajevo. Taxi can take you to the hotel easily and at an affordable price.

Useful information:  Sarajevo Airport website


Travel and accomodation

Please note that participants are responsible for booking their own accommodation and travel. 

Hotel Hills offers rooms for your easy stay at the hotel. However, if you wish to be in the city centre here below a list of hotels you may opt to go:


Visa information

Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa