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

    Cosmin Cristal

  • Brussels Office Address

    Rue de la Science 14b
    1040 Brussels

  • Regional Address

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

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  • 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.


Looking for partners for the call on town-twinning and networks of towns

The Municipality of Suceava (Romania) is interested in joining as a partner in project proposals to be submitted under the Town-twinning and Network of Towns calls.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Be.CULTOUR project – Beyond Cultural Tourism

Be.CULTOUR is one of ERRIN’s new projects led by the Italian Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development. It will mobilise five ERRIN members from the Cultural Heritage and Tourism Working Group to offer real-life settings to co-create and test human-centred innovations for circular cultural tourism.

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN's project proposals related to the Low Carbon and ICT Clusters

We are happy to announce that over the last three months, ERRIN has submitted nine new project proposals that cover all its thematic clusters. Here is a short overview of each of the projects related to our Low Carbon and ICT Clusters.

  • By Bogdan Chelariu

EU Industry at the crossroads of Covid-19 pandemic, Green Growth and digital transformation

An open conversation about the EU Industry at the crossroads of Covid-19 pandemic, endless trade wars, industrial revival in Europe, world regions competitors, internationalisation vs nationalisation, green & digital transition and workforce.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Vaslui County from North-East Romania looking for partners for Europe for Citizens Call from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (HOT: Submission Deadline 1st of March)

100 years of memories The European Union is built on fundamental values such as freedom, democracy and respect for human rights. In order to fully appreciate their meaning, it is necessary to keep the memories of the past alive as a means of moving beyond the past and building the future.