Within the EU4Business Recovery project, a Public Call for export-oriented sector (metal / wood) was announced.

Deadline for application is September 26, 2021.

The main goal of the Public Call is to mitigate the negative effects of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 virus in the wood processing, metal and machine industries.  

The call will finance two sectors:

  • Wood processing and
  • Metal and Machine.


Eligible applicants must meet the following conditions: to be legal entities registered in the territory of the Republic of Srpska / BiH according to the laws prior to December 31, 2018; to belong to the category of micro, small and medium enterprises; to perform activities related to the wood-processing, metal and machine industries.

Grants must be used to finance advisory services and support implementation, and are intended for:

  • Encouraging business development through reorganization / localization of supply chains and production innovations;
  • Diversification of customer database through access to new markets.


The total budget of the Call is EUR 3 million, the budget for the wood processing industry is EUR 1.5 million, and also for the metal and machine  industry EUR 1.5  million. The amount of  grants per project ranges from EUR 10 000 to 48 000.

Please find attached the Guidelines for Applicants for metal and wood, and detailed information is available HERE.

Applicants from the Republic of Srpska are asked to confirm the application of the project proposal within this call to the e-mail fondovieu@meoi.vladars.net