ITALY CROATIA CBC Programme 2014-2020 encourages cross-border co-operation among the territories of the two Countries overlooking the Adriatic Sea (25 Italian provinces and 8 Croatian counties). The overall objective of the Programme is “to increase the prosperity and the blue growth potential of the area by stimulating cross-border partnerships able to achieve tangible changes”. The Programme aims to do so by supporting projects in the fields of blue innovation, climate change adaptation, environment, culture and transport. The total Programme budget allocated is around MEUR 237, MEUR 201 of which from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the remaining amount from the national co-financing.
For the opening of the first set of Call for Proposals Italy-Croatia Programme bodies are organizing Infodays in Croatia from 19 - 21 April 2017. The workshops will be held, respectively, in Ploèe, Zadar and Karlovac. A detailed Agenda of the workshops is available at the website of the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds - https://razvoj.gov.hr/vijesti/program-interreg-v-a-italija-hrvatska-2014-2020-poziv-na-nacionalne-info-dane-i-svecano-otvaranje-podrucnih-ureda-zajednickog-tajnistva-programa/3588/.
During the Infodays, the representatives of the Managing Authority and of the Joint Secretariat will provide detailed information about the funding opportunities given by the Call, the administrative and financial requirements and application rules and procedures, with the final aim to involve the potential beneficiaries and quality project proposals.