Funding



A search tool for possible Baltic Sea Region funding instruments: http://funding.balticsea-region.eu/






Examples of potential funding instruments:

Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme 2014-2020

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.

Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020

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.


Interreg South Baltic Programme 2014-2020

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.

NEFCO/NIB BSAP Fund

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




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 Portal as they can be used as a calendar for the calls for proposals, to be published during the year.

BONUS 2010-2017 - The joint Baltic Sea research and development programme

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.


Ongoing Flagships

1.
Initiating full scale mussel farming in the Baltic Sea (Baltic Blue Growth)

2. Better Efficiency for Sewage Treatment (BEST)

3. Baltic Rural Wastewater (BaRuWa)

4.
Sustainable Municipal Wastewater Management: knowledge–based application and promotion of treatment wetlands in the Baltic Sea Region (SUWMAB)

5. Nutrient Offsetting for the Baltic Sea (NutriTrade)

6. Enhancing Efficiency of Small Wastewater Treatment Plants (SmallWWTPs)


7. Interactive Water Management (IWAMA)

8. Increasing Significance of Midfield Wetlands to Combat Baltic Sea Eutrophication (SIGWET)

9.
Sufficient and Reliable Nutrient Loading Data – The River Daugava Catchment Area (RelNutData)

10.
Consumer Guide for Sustainably Produced Meat (CONSUME)

Completed Flagships

1. Phasing Out of the Use of Phosphates in Detergents, finalized in 2011.
(EN and RU)

2. Putting Best Agricultural Practices into Work (Baltic Deal), 2010-2013.

3. Assessment of Regional Nutrient Pollution Load and Identification of Priority Projects to Reduce Nutrient Inputs from Belarus to the Baltic Sea, Nov 2012-Dec 2013.

4. Project on Reduction of the Eutrophication of the Baltic Sea Today (PRESTO), Jun 2011-Mar 2014.

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Nutrient inputs

Networks: The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

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