September 8, 2015by Sara Banchi

IE First call: numbers!

2158 organisations from all over Europe participated in the first INTERREG EUROPE call.

The programme received 261 applications that will be assessed by December 2015.

Project ideas focused on the four INTERREG EUROPE topics as follows:

– 26% Research and Innovation

– 31% Competitiveness of SMEs

– 22% Environment and resource efficiency

– 21% Low-carbon economy

Italy was the most active country, with 326 partners, followed by Spain with 282. The United Kingdom had 99 organisations participating in the call.