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Calls for proposals

We fund cooperation projects through calls
for proposals. Find out about open and upcoming opportunities and learn about past calls.

Timeline of calls

 Our calls for proposals are open invitations to submit project ideas to our funding programme. 

We will launch a series of calls between 2021 and 2027 and the timeline below shows the progress we are making. In 2022, we already selected 53 new projects following our first call for proposals. In January 2024, we selected further 47 new cooperation projects bringing the total number of funded projects to 100.

First call

in 2022

Second call

in 2023

Third call

Opens on
15 October 2024

Future calls

A capitalisation call is in development

Upcoming call 


Our third call for proposals will be launched on 15 October 2024. With this call, we invite public and private organisations to develop cooperation ideas that pioneer solutions for peripheral and lagging areas. 

 In the call preview you can learn more about its thematic and territorial focus, get familiar with the small-scale project type and find out what support we offer to potential applicants.

Second call results

Our second call for proposals was open from 22 March 2022 to 17 May 2023. 

On 31 January 2024, our monitoring committee decided to co-finance 47 new transnational  projects with a budget of 76 million Euros from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The selected projects will kick off in spring 2024.

First call results

Our first call for proposals was open from 15 November 2021 to 23 February 2022.

On 15 December 2022, the programme monitoring committee selected 53 new transnational cooperation projects for funding. They receive co-financing of nearly 100 million Euros from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The funded projects kicked off in spring 2023.