Cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean can now find financial support alongside the ENI CBC Med Programme – Call for proposals

Cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean can now find financial support alongside the ENI CBC Med Programme – Call for proposals

Cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean can now find financial support alongside the ENI CBC Med Programme – Call for proposals

Deadline: 15 December 2017

The ENI CBC MED 2014-2020 programme, funded by the European Union, will be allocating €84.6 million for the financing of cross-border cooperation projects in the Mediterranean until 2020. It promotes people-to-people cooperation and enhances institutional capacity building.

The general objective of the ENI CBC MED programme is to foster fair, equitable and sustainable economic, social and territorial development, which may advance cross-border integration and valorise the participating countries’ territories and values.

The main issues addressed by this call are the challenges linked to territorial economic growth through the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, the driving role of innovation and research, social inclusion and the fight against poverty, and finally the protection of environment and adaptation to climate change.

Project proposals shall be presented by partnerships composed of a minimum of three different eligible countries, including at least one EU Mediterranean Country and one Mediterranean Partner Country.

The minimum EU contribution to projects is €1.000.000 while the maximum contribution is €3.000.000. The maximum budget (total eligible costs) for a project proposal is € 3.500.000.

The EU contribution cannot exceed 90% of the project total eligible costs and the project co-financing must be at least 10% of the total eligible costs.

To prepare a project proposal, please read Chapter 2.4 of the guidelines – Programme Priorities, Expected Results and Relevant Indicators of the Joint Operational programme (JOP). Particular attention should be paid to the Expected Results and Indicators Related to the Chosen Priority. The project shall address a single priority only (exclusive priority). A standard project proposal mainly has a demonstration character. It consists of piloting and testing actions to contribute to achieving the specific expected results as framed in the JOP.

Proposals should be submitted through the online application form.

To view the complete application package, please click here. It is highly recommended to consult the FAQs’ section regularly as it will be updated with answers for all interested applicants and partners.

The deadline for applications is 15 December 2017.

For more information about this call, please click here

 

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