Eurada News nº398 - March 2020

Maribor Development Agency has a new CEO

Get to know the new CEO of the Regional Development Agency of Maribor.

Since October 2019 the Regional Development Agency of Podravje – “Maribor Development Agency” has a new CEO.

Uroš Rozman is an expert in the fields of spatial placement and transport, with experience in coordinating municipalities for development of tourist products and accompanying tourist infrastructure.

His vision for the development agency is to further develop tourism and sustainable mobility within the region, as well as contribute to the regional spatial planning, circular economy, attracting foreign direct investments and managing regional business zones.

Also, the agency will increase the efforts to support regional municipalities in acquiring EU funding and coordinating their projects. The agency will be more strategically involved in preparations for the new programming period 2021 – 2027 and will keep supporting the traditionally strong automotive industry of the region, while developing high-tech industry and artificial intelligence.

For this purpose, it is of vital importance to find and transfer international good practices and implement them in the region of Podravje, to increase the regional competitiveness.

Written by Ulises Pisano, Project Officer at EURADA.