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 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 Lucy Hammond

iWATERMAP Conference: A Blueprint for place-based Innovation Ecosystems

The iWATERMAP conference will be hosted at the Committee of the Regions. The iWATERMAP project focuses on supporting the innovation policies in water technology sector, helping to increase the critical mass of innovation ecosystems in partner regions in this sector.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

City of Iasi is looking for partners to submit a Europe for citizens proposal (mainly from FR, IT, PL) HOT: Deadline ahead

The City Hall of Iaşi intends to submit a project to the European Remembrance category - 2018, Europe for citizens.    Title of the Project: EUROPEAN DIPLOMACY  AT THE END OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR    Period: October 2018 - December 2019     Motivation:       Beginning  with 1916, the city of Iasi became the Romanian capital of war in the context in which Bucharest was occupied.   In this context, th

  • 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 Astrid Hannes

SEFS & S3 WGs: Why are S3 strategies relevant for the European Universities initiative?

This joint Science and Education for Society and S3 Working Groups meeting will ask why S3 is relevant for European Universities, and vice versa, and how European universities alliances can create a leverage effect beyond the university boundaries and the bilateral cooperation already in place - based on the S3 - in the region?