INTERREG ADRION aims to act as a policy driver and governance innovator fostering European integration among Partner States. This will be achieved by taking advantage from the rich natural, cultural and human resources surrounding the Adriatic and Ionian seas and enhancing economic, social and territorial cohesion in the Programme area.
The eligible areas of the Programme are the 4 EU Member States: Croatia, Greece, (part of) Italy and Slovenia, and the 4 IPA countries Albania, Montenegro, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The funding priorities are divided in four main categories.
- Innovative and Smart Region:
Support the development of a regional Innovation system for the Adriatic-Ionian area.
- Sustainable Region
Promote the sustainable valorisation of natural and cultural assets as growth assets Enhance the capacity in transnationally tacking environmental vulnerability, fragmentation and the safeguarding of ecosystem services
Enhance capacity for integrated transport and mobility services and multimodality system including multimodal link and
- Supporting the governance of the EUSAIR (EU Strategy for Adriatic and Ionian Region)
Facilitate the coordination and implementation of the EUSAIR by enhancing institutional capacity of public administrations and key stakeholders and by assisting the progress of implementation of joint priorities
First Call for proposals Preliminary information
The First Call for proposals will be open to Priority Axes 1-3 and the budget allocation will be EUR 33.149.023,20 (Priority Axis 1: 7.876.663,20 Priority Axis 2: 18.188.950,40 and Priority Axis 3: 7.083.409,60)
The budget per project will vary from EUR 800.000 to 1.500.000 ERDF+IPA II contribution (total budget: from EUR 941.176 to 1.764.706). The partnership can be composed by up to 10 partners from at least 3 Partner States (at least one partner must be from an ERDF Partner State). Eligible applicants should be National, regional and local public bodies, Bodies governed by public law (Article 2(4) of Directive 2014/24/EU), Private bodies and International organisations acting under the national law of any ADRION Partner State.
Projects duration should be up to 24 months.
Deadline to submit your applications: 25 March 2016 (h: 17:00 CET).