Atlantic Area 2021-2027

First Call for Projects 2022

The First Call for Projects intends to select high innovative quality transnational projects, in which relevant organisations cooperate to make regions more resilient to common challenges that know no borders and cannot be solved alone. Project proposals can be submitted under the three thematic Programme priorities and seven specific objectives. The description of priorities and objectives, together with the type of actions, is provided in the Approved Cooperation Programme 2021-2027.

The project application follows a one-step procedure.

Read below the Terms of Reference for this call.

Calendar

The call will be open from the 14th of October 2022 to the 17th of February 2023, until 6pm (Lisbon time). Results should be communicated to candidates within 6-8 months after submission.

The Monitoring Committee approval decision is foreseen for the end of June 2023.

Budget

The Programme budget allocated to this First Call is 45.4 M€. This allocation may be adjusted by the Monitoring Committee in line with the Programme needs.

Who can apply?

A wide range of organisations, under public or private law, are potential beneficiaries of the European Regional Development Fund and may therefore join a project partnership. Lead Partner organisations can be public bodies, universities, education and research organisations, private institutions (not-for-profit) and international organisations acting under national law. The Lead Partner must be located in the Programme eligible area.

How to apply?

Applicants need to submit the application form through the SIGI platform. Click here to access the SIGI Platform

Please read carefully the guidance on how to complete the application form.

Key documents

Looking for partners?

If you're looking for the right partner or partnership to be part of your project proposal, access the Atlantic Area APP and network with the participants registered.

Click here to learn how to connect.

Support

Please read carefully the key documents and the templates provided.

Questions not addressed in the key documents can be sent by email to the Joint Secretariat: js@atlanticarea.eu. You can also contact the National Authority of your country, find here the contacts.

For technical issues related with the application form submission, please contact: itsupport@atlanticarea.eu