Does your idea fit into our Programme?

Your funding checklist


Do you have at least three partners from three Programme area countries ready to work together?
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Germany (the States (Länder) of Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein and Niedersachsen (only NUTS II area Lüneburg region))
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Norway (the Regions of Trøndelag, Møre og Romsdal, Vestland, Rogaland, Agder, Vestfold og Telemark, Viken, Innlandet, Oslo)
  • Poland
  • Sweden



Does your project idea fit into one of these Programme objectives*?
  • Resilient economies and communities
  • Responsive public services
  • Circular economy
  • Energy transition
  • Smart green mobility

*Note that in this open call for project applications, we exclusively accept applications tackling challenges under Priority 1 Innovative societies and Priority 3 Climate-neutral societies only.


Can your project bring a solution to a challenge?

There are several types of project that our Programme co-finances. Core project is one of them: the currently opened call is dedicated for core projects only. In core projects (duration up to 36 months), you will prepare, pilot and transfer practical and durable solutions.


Can you secure your own financial contribution and pre-finance project activities?

Project partners have to provide their own contribution to receive Programme co-financing. The rates vary. EU partners can receive up to 80% co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund. Partners from Norway can receive up to 50% co-financing from the Norwegian national funding.


Is your organisation a legal entity listed below?
  • Local, regional or national public authority
  • Infrastructure and public service provider; sectoral agency
  • Small and medium enterprise; large enterprise; business support organisation
  • Education/training centre and school; higher education and research institution
  • Non-governmental organisation; international governmental organisation
  • European Economic Interest Grouping
  • European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation
  • Hospital and medical centre
  • Interest group




Is one of your partners ready to take the role of a lead partner?

The Programme is based on the lead partner principle. This means that one project partner has to act as the lead partner to represent the project and takes an overall responsibility for the development and implementation of the project.


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