TAKING

COOPERATION

FORWARD

Who

WE ARE

We are a European funding programme that encourages cooperation in central Europe. With 246m EUR co-financing, we support partners to work together beyond borders to improve cities and regions in Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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What

we Fund

We fund partnerships that jointly address challenges shared across central European cities and regions - related to either innovation, CO2 reduction, natural and cultural resources or transport. In the past we already funded 124 projects. Since June 2016, we are co-financing 35 new projects.

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European Social Innovation Competition: Launch event

28 February 2017

The European Commission launches the Social Innovation Competition 2017 on 28 February in Athens with an inspiring event gathering some of Europe's brightest social innovators and entrepreneurs doing great things in Greece. 

The competition will be looking for social innovations that allow everyone equally to seize the opportunities offered by digital transformation and technological change.

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Interreg Alpine Space: Meet & match forum

21-22 March 2017

The Interreg Alpine Space Meet & match forum: Together we move mountains! will take place on 21-22 March 2017 in Milan, Italy. At the forum, participants will:

  • find partners and develop ideas for the third call for project proposals of the programme opening in April,
  • learn about latest developments with regard to the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) and synergy with the programme,
  • meet and mingle during the numerous networking opportunities and workshops.

Information and registration (opening mid-February) on www.alpine-space.eu.

European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

29-30 March 2017

The 4th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans will take place on 29-30 March 2017 in Dubrovnik (Croatia). The theme for the conference is Intelligent Planning for Sustainable Mobility and participation is free.

The annual European Conference on sustainable Urban Mobility enables policy makers, local government staff and academics in related areas to converge and debate mobility issues, highlight development and best practice and most importantly, exchange knowledge, experience and ideas.

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EU Green Week

29 May - 2 June 2017

EU Green Week is your annual opportunity to debate and discuss European environmental policy. Organised by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Environment, this key event in the environment policy calendar attracts policymakers, leading environmentalists, stakeholders and other interested parties from across Europe and the globe.

This edition's theme is 'Green jobs for a greener future'. It will focus on how EU environmental policies are creating green jobs and contributing to economic, sustainable and socially responsible growth in the EU. It will also highlight the demand for new types of green skills in many professional sectors.

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