Examples of potential funding instruments for Nutri flagship projects

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%
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%
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.


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.

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

Better efficiency for industrial sewage treatment (BEST)

Development of sustainable wetland management by restoration and biomass utilisation of peatlands in the Neman river catchment to improve water quality of the Baltic Sea (

Enhancing water resources management in four river basins oriented on Baltic protection (BigRivers4Baltic)

Ongoing platforms

Sustainable manure and nutrient management for reduction of nutrient loss in the Baltic Sea region (SuMaNu)

Platform on Integrated Water Cooperation (BSR Water)

Completed Flagships

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

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

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.

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

Nutrient offsetting for the Baltic Sea (

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

Interactive water management (

Consumer guide for sustainably produced meat (


With the support of

Nutrient inputs

Networks: The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

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