The main project can be labelled as an EUSBSR Flagship when fulfills the Flagship criteria in the EUSBSR Action Plan and the more specific policy area Nutri Flagship criteria. Policy area Nutri can give support letters for project applications, if they are in line with the policy area Nutri actions and fulfill the criterias. The policy area coordinators will consider the applications with the policy area steering committee.
Interreg Baltic Sea Region is an EU funding programme that facilitates transnational cooperation in the region.
Theme for PA Nutri projects:Priority 2: Efficient management of natural resources Co-financing rate: 50-85%
Area: EU member states Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and northern parts of Germany, as well as the partner countries Norway, Belarus and the north-west regions of Russia.
Requirements for partnership: At least three partners from three different countries in the Programme area.
Second call was launched on 1 March 2016 as a two step call and the deadline for the submission of concept notes was 1 June 2016. The final approval is in May 2017.
The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 is a funding programme financing cross-border cooperation projects in the central Baltic Sea region.
Theme for PA Nutri projects:Priority 2: Sustainable use of common resources Co-financing rate:75-85% Area: Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia Requirements for partnership: At least two countries in the programme area.
Third call for new applications is planned to be open for the first step applications from 2 January until 27 February, 2017.
The South Baltic Programme 2014-2020 aims to boost the potential for blue and green growth in the regions located around the southern part of the Baltic Sea through cross-border cooperation between local and regional actors.
Theme for PA Nutri projects: Prority 2: Exploiting the environmental and cultural potential of the South Baltic area for blue and green growth Co-financing rate: 75-85%
Area: the coastal regions of five EU Member States: Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania and Poland. Requirements for partnership: At least two countries in the programme area.
Third call for proposals will be open between 2 Nov and 16 Dec 2016.
The BSAP Fund is a fund managed by NEFCO and the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB). The fund provides grants for technical assistance toprojects which support the implementation of the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan (BSAP). The aim of the BSAP is to help restore the ecological status of the Baltic Sea.
As of September 2014, the BSAP Fund still has limited financial means available for new projects. Negotiations on a possible replenishment of the Fund are also underway. Applications can be directed to Fund Manager Anja Nysten at anja.nysten[at]nefco.fi
LIFE 2014-2020 - the Financial Instrument for the Environment and Climate Action
LIFE is the EU's financial instrument supporting environmental, nature conservation and climate action projects throughout the EU.
Theme for PA Nutri projects:Environment Area: EU
Indicative timetable for 2016 Traditional Environment & Resource Efficiency call is May - 12 September 2016.
Horizon 2020 - The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation
Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract. It promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market.
Two year work programmes announce the specific areas that will be funded by Horizon 2020. Look out for them on the online Participant Portalas they can be used as a calendar for the calls for proposals, to be published during the year.
Economically and ecologically prosperous Baltic Sea region where resources and goods are used sustainably and where the long-term management of the region is based on sound knowledge derived from multidisciplinary research.