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: 2 November 2020, 16h00

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

€ 6.000.000,00 for regular projects that (i) increase the competitiveness of SMEs affected by the COVID-19 crisis, or (ii) address resource efficiency in SMEs

€ 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.


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.