First Projects in the pipeline

We have closed our first call for proposals on 23 February 2022 and received 280 submissions. In the coming months we will be assessing these along three major milestones before we select the best proposals for funding. In the meantime we will also prepare the second call for a new type of smaller projects that will be launched in early 2023.

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First call assessment timeline


our Funding in A Nutshell

Do you have an innovative idea to improve your city or region and need support in realising it? Do you want to find out whether we can help you? Or do you want to know where to find cooperation partners for your idea? Get introduced to the basics of our transnational funding and learn how to apply with us in our beginner's    guide!

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12 april 2022

To Welcome Refugees 

The war in Ukraine forced many people to flee their homes and seek refuge in central Europe. Local and regional authorities face similar challenges in supporting these new arrivals. We have pooled together solutions from our projects that can help fast-track their  integration.

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23 march 2022

European commission adopts OUR Programme

The Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE was among the first three programmes adopted by the Commission today. In coming years, we will support cooperation projects with around 224 million Euros ERDF, helping them to make central Europe smarter, greener, better connected and more inclusive. 

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 05 february 2022

Second call will be focused on smaller projects

Our second call is expected to open in early 2023. The call will be dedicated to smaller projects. We expect these projects to test concrete solutions through pilots on a small scale or to focus on new approaches for integrated territorial development in response to new challenges. 

Learn more about the next call            

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01 february 2022

25 Years of cooperation in central europe

We are leaving traces with every step we take: In 2022 we celebrate 25 years of
transnational cooperation in central Europe! In this time, we have supported hundreds of cooperation projects
that helped our regions and cities to
tackle common challenges and to create new opportunities. 

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