The European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Crețu has approved the 2014- 2020 investment programme for transnational cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region as one of the first of altogether 16 transnational cooperation programmes in the European Union. This decision, taken on 18 December 2014 is the final step of a preparation process of more than two and a half years. It means that funds can now be committed to projects. The first call for project concept notes is already open.
The overall objective of the Programme is to strengthen the integrated territorial development and cooperation for a more innovative, better accessible and sustainable Baltic Sea Region. With € 263.8 million funding from the European Regional Development Fund, the Programme is ready to support more than 100 cooperation projects throughout the next six years. The programme funds will also contribute to financing flagship actions and players of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.
Learn more about the Programme at www.interreg-baltic.eu.