TAKING

COOPERATION

FORWARD

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01 February 2017

THE YEAR OF ALL
CROSSROADS

A stronger regional policy means a stronger Europe. And a stronger Europe means less populism, fewer short-sighted nationalist reflexes. If we succeed on this, we will have successfully negotiated 2017, the year of all crossroads.

By Corina Cretu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy, published in NewEurope.

26 November 2016

REVISED COOPERATION
PROGRAMME

The European Commission has approved the revised version of the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE cooperation programme document. Baseline for results indicators were added as well as information about the new budget line “Works”.

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23 September 2016

35 PROJECTS TRAINED ON IMPLEMENTATION

We have received 210 projects proposals in the second call, which closed on 24 June. New projects are expected to be selected by spring 2017 and will be funded with around 90 million Euro from the European Regional Development Fund.

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24 June 2016

210 COOPERATION IDEAS SUBMITTED TO SECOND CALL

Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE has received 210 applications by the time the second call for project proposals was closed on 24 June. Next, the eligibility of project proposals will be checked before the quality assessment starts. New transnational cooperation projects are expected to be selected by spring 2017 and will be funded with around 90 million Euro.

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23 June 2016

EXTENSION OF
CALL DEADLINE


Following a recent slowdown and occasional non-responsiveness of the electronic monitoring system (eMS), the programme has decided to extend the deadline for submitting applications to the second call for proposals to 24 June 2016 at 13h00 (CET). 

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7 June 2016

AN ENCOURAGING
AWARD


We have relaunched our programme website in May and it has already won second place in a competition of the European Commission's Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy. All Interreg programme websites were reviewed by experts according to their design, usability, transparency and result focus. 

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15 April 2016

FIRST PROJECTS APPROVED

The programme monitoring committee has selected 35 project proposals for funding in its meeting in Dubrovnik/ Croatia on 14 and 15 April.
Around 70.5m EUR of co-financing will be transferred to transnational project partnerships in the coming years to #takecooperationforward and to address common challenges in central European cities and regions. 

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15 April 2016

SECOND CALL OPEN

We will launch our second call for proposals on 26 April 2016 following the decision of the programme monitoring committee in their meeting in Dubrovnik on 14 and 15 April. 
The ERDF co-financing available for transnational projects will be around 90m EUR. Partnerships can apply until 23 June 2016 to receive funding for their ideas. 

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15 April 2016

SUPPORT TO APPLICANTS

In order to support potential applicants in writing high quality project proposals, we organise national information days in most programme countries. To lead applicants we offer additional training and an opportunity to consult their idea with the joint secretariat. The lead applicant training for the second call took place in Zagreb/Croatia from 10 to 11 May. 

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