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:
- Boosting innovation through collaboration between SMEs, public authorities and research bodies, in order to promote smart and sustainable growth.
- Investing in the low-carbon economy, through energy efficiency, renewable energy production and use, as well as low carbon mobility.
- Protecting natural and cultural resources, and biodiversity, through joint analysis and planning, as well as the transfer of good practice.
- 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.