Open calls for projects

The following call for projects is currently open:

Call open: 2 March 2020
NEW! Submission of draft applications: 14 September 2020, 16h00
NEW! Call closed: 10 November 2020, 11h59

Budget and open priority axes
This call provides over EUR 20 million of means from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with a maximum co-financing rate of 50%.  

Under our four priority axes, the following budgets are available:

Priority axis Budget European Regional Development Fund Planned allocation
1. Innovation € 2.500.000

€ 1.400.000 for one regular project in the field of blockchain technology

€ 1.150.000 for an umbrella project for umbrella projects with the specific objective 1.1 – Increase in the percentage of SMEs that introduce innovations.
2. Economy € 9.000.000

€ 6.000.000 for regular projects that (i) increase the competitiveness of SMEs, or (ii) address resource efficiency in SMEs.  For (i), priority will be given to projects addressing SMEs affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

€ 3.000.000,00 for umbrella projects that address the specific objective 2.2 – More efficient use of resources in SMEs.
3. Social inclusion and education € 8.738.583 € 8.738.583 for regular projects
4. Territorial development € 150.000

€ 150.000 for one regular project aimed to define specific indicators to monitor cross-border cooperation in the programme area under the objective 4.1 - Reducing the barrier effect of the border for residents and institutions​

More information:

Would you like to receive more information about this call and the application process? Please get in touch your regional contact person.

Q&A call 6

On 29 June 2020 we have organised a webinar for interested applicants.
The video is available here:
Download the presentation here.

On 9 July 2020 a webinar focusing on state aid took place.
The video is available here:
Download the presentation here.