Smart Growth (PO IR) is an Operational Program within the financial perspective – European Funds 2014-2020, which is the successor of the Operational Program Innovative Economy (OP IE), implemented in 2007-2013. The programme focuses on projects related to the building of a knowledge-based economy, a competitive science sector and effective business environment institutions enabling smart economic development of the country. The goals of the programme are:
Support of businesses in the sector of innovation and research,
Improving the quality of scientific research and development work,
Increasing the degree of adaptation of individuals to market economy conditions,
Increasing internationalization of research and development.