Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme’s 3rd Open Call for Normal Project Proposals is launched

Application period: 03.11.2017- 31.01.2018

November 03, 2017

The Ministry of Regional Development Public Administration and European Funds in Romania, acting as Managing Authority for the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme and the National Authority - Prime Minister’s Office in Hungary - are pleased to announce the launching of the 3rd Open Call, for normal project proposals.

How much funding is available?

The amount of funding available for this Open Call for Proposals is 50,893,809.00 EUR (ERDF), increased with the relevant Romanian and Hungarian state co-financing.

What is the subject of the Call?

The Investment priorities (Ips) opened within this Call are the following:

7/c – Developing and improving environmentally-friendly transport systems (including low noise and low-carbon) - within Priority Axis 2, Improve sustainable cross-border mobility and remove bottlenecks

4,910,249.00 EUR (ERDF) is made available through this Call

8/b - Supporting employment-friendly growth through the development of endogenous potential - within Priority Axis 3, Improve employment and promote cross-border labour mobility

38,449,237.00 EUR (ERDF) is made available through this Call

9/a – Investment in health infrastructure - within Priority axis 4: Improving health-care services

- 7,534,323.00 EUR (ERDF) is made available through this Call

Who can participate?

The eligibility criteria for applicants, actions and expenditures are set up in the Guide for Applicants. Beneficiaries of the projects funded by the programme can be public organisations (national, regional or local authorities), organisations that fall under public law, non-profit organisations (e.g. associations) and European Groupings for Territorial Cooperation (EGTCs). They can apply for financing, only in cross border partnerships.

The eligible programme territories are Arad, Bihor, Satu Mare and Timiş counties in Romania and Békés, Csongrád, Hajdú-Bihar and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg, in Hungary.

What is the co-financing rate?

Co-financing rates are up to 98% of the total eligible costs for Romanian partners and up to 95% for Hungarian applicants, totalling both the ERDF and state co-financing. Financial support may be up to 100% for Romanian Central Public Authorities as well as for Hungarian Central Budgetary Organs.

How to apply?

Applications must be submitted online, via eMS system, starting with 03.11.2017. 12.00 a.m. until 31.01.2018, 16:00 p.m. (EET).

For detailed description of the CfP, including eligibility and submission rules, as well as for further information on the selection process, please consult the Guide for Applicants here.

During the application phase, the Programme will assist the applicants through its Joint Secretariat (JS). Applicants can raise questions regarding the rules of this Call, towards the JS, up to 21 working days before the deadline of the Call, to the following e-mail address: Final answers will be released (published) not later than 11 working days before the submission deadline.

 Info days are scheduled in both Romania and Hungary between 06-09 of November 2017, as well as a Partner Search Forum, in Oradea, on November 10, 2017. Details concerning the events are available here.



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