SBRA participated so far in 9 European projects. Most of the projects have been in the domain of knowledge economy, information society, and support to candidates and potential candidates from SE Europe. Activities in these projects gave SBRA’s staff valuable experiences in project execution and coordination, needed to be able to advise its members, broadened its European networking and supported its visibility and last but not least covered respective expenses.
WBC-INCO.NET (2008-2012) - The Project facilitates the interaction between the Western Balkan Countries, the EU member states, the candidate and potential candidate countries and other states associated to the Framework Programmes for RTD and the European Commission. Its main objective is to support the enhanced integration of the WBCs in the European Research Area.
BIOENERGIS (2008-2010) - The project aims at assessing the potential of the local/ national territories related to the partners in terms of locally available biomasses, as scraps from forest management, residues of agricultural cultivation, products of dedicated energetic cultivation, zoo technical wastes and the biogenic part of civil and industrial wastes.
E-BUSINESS FOR CRAFT (2007-2008) - the project aimed to exchange best practices and develop better policy between e-business regional authorities and SME organisations in order to promote the use of e-business among micro enterprises and craftsmen.
BIS-RTD (2006-2008) - The project aimed at establishing a permanent co-operation platform among European regions to facilitate the emergence and circulation of good practices and contribute to RTD policy making coordination, so as to ensure the spreading and (partial) adoption of effective adoption models of good practices.
R4R (2006-2008) - aimed at developing models for Knowledge Transfer in the management of research policies at regional level. It directly involved 9 partners from 8 regions in different countries of Europe. The project had the ambition to develop a solid methodology for the identification, modelling, adaptation and transfer of best practices.
TASBOR (2006-2008) - It aimed at laying down the basis for co-operation between EU border regions. To do so, it acted on the vocational training institutions component by strengthening their ability to respond to the needs of the changing labour market. As a consequence, it should benefit the vulnerable groups (VGs) in the affected sectors through a better understanding of market requirements and conditions
Great IST (2005-2007) - aimed to bring together the IST research stakeholders of Central and Eastern Europe, to share visions and experience in implementing an Information Society, to contribute towards harmonization of IST research priorities and to enhance co-operation in the broader region.
SPREAD (2004-2005) - Stimulate and Promote Good Practices in the field of Digital Content in Eastern and Western Europe aimed at triggering cross-border collaboration and cross-sector fertilization between the digital content communities of the EU member states and those of the New Member States based on exchange of good practices and learning experiences.
CAPE (2001-2004) – SBRA also organized training seminars on EU information sources and lobbying. SBRA was responsible for the design and analysis of 4 annual surveys among 4,000 companies in 10 accession countries, evaluating their readiness for accession. Project Coordination – Eurochambres.