2014-2020 MED Programme officially approved

The European Commission adopted, on June the 3rd, the 2014-2020 MED transnational cooperation Programme, worth more than €275 million, with €224 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). A further €9.3 million has been allocated to the programme from the EU’s Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPA).

The 2014-2020 MED programme will promote cooperation between regions from 10 EU Member States (Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, UK – Gibraltar) and 3 candidate countries (Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania).

The Programme will focus on 4 main priorities:

  1. Boosting innovation through collaboration between SMEs, public authorities and research bodies, in order to promote smart and sustainable growth.
  2. Investing in the low-carbon economy, through energy efficiency, renewable energy production and use, as well as low carbon mobility.
  3. Protecting natural and cultural resources, and biodiversity, through joint analysis and planning, as well as the transfer of good practice.
  4. Enhancing Mediterranean governance through cooperation projects involving regional, national and international partners, in order to improve decision-making processes and develop common strategies.

The 2014-2020 MED Programme will be officially launched on 23 June 2015 in Marseille.

Resolvo will take part to the launch event, contact us for more info.