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About ACRID Network.

First lesion is courage. Nobody has ever achieved anything big in business, or in any walk of life without courage. Of course, whenever you do anything big, you do feel a little scared. But, you’ve got to conquer fear to discover the hidden hero within you. With courage, with self believe, and the can do spirit you overcome any adversityBe courageous, and join us in this journey

“ACRID Network” is a private initiative, independent, non-partisan, non-political, international network, with strong focus, expertise and interest in Science, Innovations, Research and Development and have 4 sectors: Private, Academic, Experts and Public.

Concept and Purpose

ACRID means Associated Candidate&Countries Research, Innovation and Development Network. ACRID is a private professional network focusing to support and improve the R&D+I in the accession and negotiation process to EU by the Associated Candidate Countries as Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey with opportunities to include other EU programmes Associate countries and third countries.

ACRID is focusing on improving the Research, Innovation and Development Capacity of EU Associated Candidate Countries. With aim of promoting EU values and EU financial instruments from the MFF 2021-2027, fully aligning with EU values on EU Green Deal, Digitalization, Education, Innovation, Climate, Health, Environment, Energy and Agriculture.

ACRID Network is bringing together, connecting and offering project disseminating activities to more than 39 Mill citizens in EU Associated Countries. This is very important for young population, researchers, project results dissemination, and impact in EU projects, bringing additional value and know-how shearing among citizens and institutions.

ACRID Network capacity in numbers until (Q1)2023:
ACRID Network – 9 Countries from (EU Associated and Widening Countries)
ACRID Network – 130 million Market Economy – Population (EU=446,8) = 29% of EU
ACRID Network – 42 mill Citizens, Direct Dissemination of the Project Results
ACRID Network – 947,5 Billion GDP
ACRID Network – 8,049 euro average GDP per capita
ACRID Network – 8,5% average GDP Growth
ACRID Network – 141 Billions Gov Budget
ACRID Network – 1,410 Mill (1%) for R&D from Gov Budget (2,5%=3,520 Mill euro)
ACRID Network – 450 Mill euro Horizon 2020 Projects 2014-2020
ACRID Network – 144 Experts

ACRID Network members by the end of 2022 are coming from the cities with population as: (20mill)-Istanbul, (1,5mill)-Canakkale with Balikesir, and (10mill)-Aydin with Izmir and with Konya regions, and (1,2Mill)-Skopje, Ohrid, Negotino, Gevgelija, Kumanovo, Tetovo, then (1Mill)-Tirana, and (1Mill)-Prishtina region, (0,5Mill)-Podgorica, (1,4Mill)-Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Zenica, Tuzla, Mostar, Bihać, (2,4Mill)-Belgrade, Novi Sad, Nis, Vranje.

ACRID Network is bringing together project applicants from countries with 108 mill people market as total number of citizens. (Turkey 88mill, Macedonia 2,4mill, Albania 3,2mill, Kosovo 2,2 mill, Montenegro 0,8Mill, Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,8mill, Serbia 8.2mill, Israel 9,6Mill, Tunisia 12,3Mill).

Total of 130 million Market Economy

ACRID Network is connecting with partners from more than 18 EU Member States (EU Member States) partners from: Bulgaria, Greece, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Italy, France, Germany, Nederland, Sweden, Poland, Romania, Lithuania, and additional partners from 4 international countries (+USA, Japan, Indonesia & Malaysia)

and partners from 15 African Countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Zambia, Mozambique, South Africa, Congo, Seychelles, Botswana, Rwanda and north Africa countries Morocco and Egypt.


ACRID Network aims to be the best and different R+I&D Network in South East Europe and Associated Candidate Countries with impact in Academic and Private Sector, bringing educational, entrepreneurial and business opportunities for employment, networking and know-how transfer to young population, academic, private and public sector.


To improve the Innovation Capacity, Innovation Index and R&D capacity in the EU Associated Candidate Countries. Networking the best researchers and experts from Academic and Private Sector, collaborating to improve the Education, R+I&D, Entrepreneurship and Startup ecosystems, Investors and Policy makers decisions, in EU Associated Candidate Countries and focus on Western Balkan Region.

ACRID Network Offices Teams (18)

Brussels, Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Novi Sad, Belgrade, Vranje, Pristina, Podgorica, Tirana, Skopje, Istanbul, Konya, Aydin, Izmir, Balikesir, Canakkale,

and new to be confirmed this week (Trebinje), Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Tunis and Jerusalem.

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