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05 October 2017

LET THE STARS SHINE 
SUBMIT YOUR STORY NOW

Nine Members of the European Parliament have launched a new action titled ‘Let the stars shine’. The aim is to draw more attention to the wealth of inspiring actions, projects and initiatives taking place across Europe.

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Panel discussion at Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE anniversary conference

28 September 2017

OPEN VACANCY AT PROGRAMME SECRETARIAT IN VIENNA

The Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Joint Secretariat  in Vienna is looking for Project Finance Manager responsible for financial assessment, monitoring and guidance to applicants and beneficiaries. The deadline to apply is 27 October 2017. 

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Panel discussion at Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE anniversary conference

21 September 2017

INTERREG SHOULD BECOME MORE FLEXIBLE AND EASIER


Policy makers agreed at the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE conference that Interreg should become more flexible and easier to implement again. The programmes were seen as an important tool for fostering European integration and territorial cohesion.

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Thematic focus of third call

21 September 2017

THIRD CALL OPEN NOW WITH A THEMATIC FOCUS


The third call for project proposals was launched on 21 September and stays open until 25 January 2018. Around 60 million EUR are available for new transnational cooperation ideas. In some thematic areas the call focuses on pre-defined topics.

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19 June 2017

TRANSNATIONAL COOPERATION PRESENTED TO EP IN BRUSSELS

Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE presented transnational projects tackling climate change to the European Parliament. Speaking at a Committee for Regional Development workshop on climate change and cohesion policy, the programme managing authority said that cooperation helps improve urban adaptation and mitigation capacities.

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19 June 2017

TRAINING ON PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION KICKS OFF

Today, the project implementation training (PIT) kicked off with around 130 participants from freshly selected Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE projects. The programme secretariat provides the new project management teams with technical support and advice on how to better implement their cooperation projects. 

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6 April 2017

HOST AN INTERREG VOLUNTEER


Interreg has now unique chance to get inspired by fresh and dynamic ideas from young people. 

Join the "Interreg Volunteer Youth" initiative and host young volunteer at your institution involved in Interreg activities.


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20 March 2017

NEW CALL UNDER PREPARATION

A new call will be launched on 21 September 2017. Details such as the call procedure, thematic focusing and timeline will be discussed and decided by the Member States in June 2017. Closure will depend on the outcome of these discussions but the call will stay open at least until the end of the year.

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16 March 2017

50 NEW PROJECTS SELECTED IN CALL 2


50 new cooperation projects will be funded following the second call for proposals. This was decided by the Member States in a meeting in Prague on 16 March. Selected partnerships will receive funding of around 90 million Euro in total from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

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22 February 2017

TAKE PART AND GET REWARDED

Think your EU-funded project deserves to be better known and rewarded on European level? Then take the chance to submit it to either the European Commission's RegioStars Awards, the European Social Innovation Competition or the Us& the Alps Photo Competition this spring. 

2 January 2017

NEW WALL CALENDAR OUT NOW


Transnational Interreg cooperation in central Europe is turning 20 in 2017! We will celebrate this anniversary in our annual conference in September. In the meantime, our wall calendar introduces you to 35 projects that we are funding. 

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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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