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Seed funding available for the cooperation projects in the Baltic Sea region

The Swedish Institute provides funding for joint projects in which Swedish organisations meet transnational challenges together with organisations from the Baltic Sea region countries and the countries of the Eastern Partnership.

Funding is available for the collaborations that contribute to sustainable economic, environmental or social development in the Baltic Sea region.

Eligible countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russian Federation, Sweden, and Ukraine.

Basic facts:

  • The main applicant has to be based in Sweden.
  • The application must include at least three actors in three different countries eligible for support, one of which is Sweden (as main applicant).
  • A project can run for no longer than 18 months.
  • A project can apply for SEK 100,000 to SEK 500,000.

Swedish organisations can apply for funding from the Swedish Institute in order to cooperate with organisations in the Baltic Sea region countries and organisations in the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries. The project activities that the Swedish Institute supports via ‘seed funding’ must be clearly linked to one or more of the challenges identified in the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea region. Projects including countries in the EU Eastern Partnership must also relate to this framework. Furthermore, projects should help create conditions for long-term, sustainable relations in the region.

The call is now open and closes on 5 February 2019.

Please visit Swedish Institute webpages for more information.

 

Tags: Baltic Sea Region, Funding

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