The Brussels Office of ADR Nord-Est represents the North-East Region of Romania in the EU. 

We work with counties, municipalities, universities, businesses, learning facilities, and other organizations. 


The Brussels Office was founded in 2010 and aimed to ensure North-East Romania a strong voice in the EU and to endorse that our region is a proactive player that benefits from all the opportunities and that promotes itself as a European region open to the world. 




Our team is very vibrant and diverse in background and expertise. 




The North East (Nord-Est) is a development region in Romania that comprises the following counties: Botosani, Iasi, Vaslui, Bacau, Neamt, and Suceava. 


The area of our region is 36,850 km2, slightly bigger than Belgium, and the population is roughly 3.3 million.


In the past 10 years, in our region, the GDP per capita, the quality of infrastructure, and the economic complexity have all increased consistently, following the national trend.    


In 2019, Romania made it to the high-income group of countries, from a formerly an upper-middle-income, according to the World Bank


According to the ATLAS of Economic Complexity, powered by Harvard’s Growth Lab, Romania ranks as the 25th most complex economy in the World, improving 5 positions in the ECI ranking between 2008 - 2018. Iasi, the main city of North East, was ranked the 2nd in TOP 10 Tech Cities of the Future 2020/21 – Cost-Effectiveness.


Contact detail

  • Head of office

    Bogdan Chelariu

  • Contact person

    Bogdan Chelariu

  • Brussels Office Address

    Avenue Louise 54
    1050 Brussels

  • Regional Address

    Str. Lt. Draghescu, nr. 9
    610125 Piatra Neamt

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  • By Alis Socea

North East RDA Romania is looking for partners for the European Week of Regions and Cities

The Regional Development Agency, North-East Romania is looking for partners for the European Week of Regions and Cities. We propose three topics for the workshop/political lab. Please express interest before 17 March 2023.

  • By Bogdan Chelariu

Full Time ERA-Chair Holder Position in Nanomedicine (Iasi, Romania) - 22 January deadline

Deadline: 22 January 2023 Full-Time ERA-Chair Holder Position in Nanomedicine. The Regional Institute of Oncology – Iasi, Romania, is looking for a senior researcher to serve as the ERA Chair in Nanomedicine to create and lead a team of researchers in the new research center - TRANSCEND.

  • By Lucy Hammond

100 ERRIN member cities and regions become signatories of the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change Charter

During the recent European Research and Innovation Days, the European Commission announced the 2nd wave of signatories to the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change Charter, with a further 100 regions and local authorities signing. Of the now 215 signatories, a staggering 100 are associated with ERRIN member cities and regions.

  • By Anonymous


AR and VR for storytelling in cultural heritage is a project idea of the Intermunicipal Community of the West, OESTECIM, which brings together 12 Portuguese municipalities in the West of Portugal - Significado is a Portuguese public sector support organization for consultancy and management of European projects. OESTECIM is interested in finding partners for augmented/virtual reality projects for built or ruined Cultural Heritage, which can be scanned in 3D. The digitization of Cultural Heritage gives us the virtual scenario where we will simulate, also in 3D or video/films with real actors and extras, either historical events that took place there, or the recreation of legends or other stories with a real basis, which will be integrated into a storytelling that attracts new audiences (local community, tourists, students, researchers, etc.). The attraction of new audiences will be done by digital means (website, social networks, etc.)

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN welcomes new network Chair and Vice-Chairs

The ERRIN Management Board has appointed a new Chair and two Vice-Chairs, who together form the Troika. New Troika will lead the Management Board in 2022-2023.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN focuses on diversity in R&I with Romanian regions

On 28 September,​​​​​​​ Pirita Lindholm, Director of ERRIN, spoke on the role of European networks in supporting internationalisation in R&I and presented ERRIN's activities during a panel debate on innovative regions. The occasion provided an opportunity to reach out to all Romanian Development Agencies, staying in line with one of ERRIN's priorities for 2021 - tapping into underutilised R&I potentials.