The next ENI-CBC-MED call will be launched soon, the Joint Monitoring Committee has selected 7 out of the Programme 11 priorities for the call.
The budget available is approximately €68 million (following the increase of the budget of the call for standard projects).
Strategic projects are meant to foster policy-relevant innovations, as well as long-lasting and far-reaching effects that last beyond the funding of the Programme. Partnerships should involve key public and private actors, able to bring about change in the concerned sectors.
The chosen priorities are the following:
- A.1.1 - Support innovative start-up and recently established enterprises, with a particular focus on young and women entrepreneurs and facilitate the protection of their Intellectual Property Rights and commercialization, where applicable: €6.7 million
- A.1.2 - Strengthen and support Euro-Mediterranean networks, clusters, consortia and value-chains in traditional sectors and non-traditional sectors: €6.7 million
- A.2.1 - Support technological transfer and commercialisation of research results, strengthening the linkages between research, industry and other private sector actors: €15.2 million
- A.3.1 - Provide young people, especially those belonging to the NEETS, and women, with marketable skills: €12.1 million
- B.4.1 - Support innovative and technological solutions to increase water efficiency and encourage use of non-conventional water supply: €9.1 million
- B.4.2 - Reduce municipal waste generation and promote source separated collection and the optimal exploitation of its organic component: € 9.1 million
- B.4.3 - Support cost-effective and innovative energy rehabilitations relevant to building types and climatic zones, with a focus on public buildings: € 9.1 million