Central europe programme launches its 4th and last call for project proposals

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The program is implemented on the territory of nine Central European countries: Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and parts of Germany and Italy. The governing body of the program is the city of Vienna. Projects will be implemented in an international consortium, which must include at least three partners from different countries, two of which are based in the supported area.

  • map of the Interreg Central Europe 2021-2027 program area
  • Priorities and specific objectives of the Interreg Central Europe program 2021-2027
  • Priority 1. Cooperation for a smart Central Europe
  • Strengthening innovation capacity
  • Developing skills in smart specialisation, industrial transformation and entrepreneurship

Cooperation for a greener Central Europe

  • Supporting the energy transition for climate neutrality
  • Increasing resilience to climate change
  • Development of circular economy
  • Environmental Protection
  • Green urban mobility
  • Cooperation for a better connected Central Europe

Improving transport links in rural and peripheral areas. Improving the cooperation management system in Central Europe. Strengthening the management system of integrated territorial development in Central Europe. The first call for proposals ended on 23 February 2022

The pool of funds to be allocated under this call for proposals is EUR 72 million from the European Regional Development Fund. The rate of co-financing of projects is up to 80%. 280 subsidy applications were submitted.

Polish leading partners submitted 24 projects.

The implementation of projects approved in the first call under the Interreg Europa program begins

Spolupráce pro lépe propojenou střední Evropu

All activities are aimed at improving specific policy instruments selected by individual partners. Information on approved projects (topic, budget, duration, etc.) and policy instruments selected by partners is available on the program website:

In addition, a list of Polish partners in projects approved in the first Interreg Europa call is available on the ministerial website of the European Territorial Cooperation Programmes:  Interreg Europa at the European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 Open Days are now known as the European Week of Regions and Cities. This year the event will take place on October 10-13 (Belgium). Registration is already in progress:

The Interreg Europa program will be present in Brussels, interested parties are invited to the following meetings:
• Policy making in the 21st century;
• Policy Learning Lab: practical approaches for smart and sustainable regions;
• Pathways to a circular economy in cities and regions.

More information about the individual Interreg Europa meetings that will be held as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities is available on the programme’s website: DG REGIO staff on INTERREG The Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) has prepared a short video of the speeches of its workers who explain in a few words how they understand the essence of Interreg programs and give examples of results achieved through international cooperation.

The European Commission also encourages you to create your own communication. More information on this can be found on the Interreg Europa