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07.12.2021

Interreg Atlantic Area Programme will manage €150 million until 2027

CCDR-Norte assumes, for the 3rd programming period, the management of the next Atlantic Area programme

The North Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR-Norte) assumes, for the third consecutive programming period, the management of the next Interreg Atlantic Area Programme 2021-2027.

This European territorial cooperation programme has an allocation of approximately 150 million euros and is funded 75% by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support projects in 25 regions of 4 Member States: Portugal, Spain, France and Ireland.

The projects, carried out in partnership between public and private organizations, will contribute to improving regional competitiveness and the quality of life of the European Atlantic regions in the areas of "Blue Innovation and Competitiveness", "Blue Environment", "Sustainable Tourism and Culture" and “Governance of the Atlantic Area”.

The next Atlantic Area Programme thus assumes a strong commitment to aligning with European policies, in particular with the strategy for the Blue Economy and the Atlantic Strategy, contributing to achieving the objectives of Sustainable Development and the European Green Deal.

In the 2014-2020 programming period, the Interreg Atlantic Area allocated 178 million euros to 71 territorial cooperation projects, supporting 716 entities from 36 European regions in the areas of innovation and competitiveness, resource efficiency, territorial risks and biodiversity and natural heritage and cultural.

You can read here the summary of the strategy for the next Atlantic Area programme and consult the results of the Public Consultation (April 2021).

Click here for more information about the 2021-2027 programming period.

Published on: 2021-12-07


Interreg Annual Meeting

26/28.04.2017, Malta

These three days meeting will be the opportunity to discuss the state of play of Interreg programmes and the first reflection on Interreg post-2020

First call for projects is closed

12.01.2017

The second stage of the first call for projects was held from the 31st of October 2016 to the 11th of January 2017

Atlantic Area Programme participates on the Business2Sea event "Without losing North - Grow and Internationalize the Maritime Economy"

16/18.11.2016, Porto (PT)

The main aim of this event is to foster relations within stakeholders with activities in different areas related with the economy of the sea.

Second stage of the first call for projects is now open!

31.10.2016

Successful applicants can submit their application from the 31st of October (12:00 noon GMT) until the 19th of December 2016 (12:00 noon GMT)

Atlantic Area Programme workshops for Stage 2 applicants

October/November 2016

The Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) in collaboration with the Devolved Administrations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, are organising a series of workshops addressed to the Atlantic Area Programme applicants.

The Programme Manual is now available in four languages!

25.10.2016

The Programme Manual to apply to the 2nd stage of the 1st call is now also available for consultation and download in Portuguese, Spanish, French and English.

Taller “INTERREG Espacio Atlántico 2014-2020: objetivos, prioridades y procedimientos de gestión"

28.10.2016, A Coruña

Europe Direct A Coruña - Diputación de A Coruña organiza un taller sobre el Programa Espacio Atlántico

Impact of Brexit on the Atlantic Area projects

24.10.2016

How does Brexit affect projects co-financed by the Atlantic Area? Statement of the Chancellor of the Exchequers brings further information

Update: Second stage of the first call for projects will open on the 31st of October.

11.10.2016

From the 31st of October until the 19th of December, selected applicants are invited to submit a full project application

Four Atlantic Area projects awarded in the Atlantic Project Awards 2016

2016-09-27

Award ceremony took place today during the third Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Dublin