The Interreg Atlantic Area Programme 2014-2020 invites organisations in the Atlantic Area regions to submit applications to its second call for proposals. The Programme supports cooperation addressing shared regional challenges and innovative approaches, to strengthen territorial and sustainable economic development in the Atlantic Area.
Under the terms of this call, a project proposal must focus on only one priority axis and one specific objective.
1. Stimulating innovation and competitiveness
2. Fostering resource efficiency
3. Strengthening the territory’s resilience to risks of natural, climate and human origin
4. Enhancing biodiversity and natural and cultural assets
The cooperation area covered by the Programme includes the European Atlantic regions listed below.
France: Territories of the former Regions : Haute-Normandie; Basse-Normandie; Pays-de-la-Loire; Bretagne; Poitou-Charentes; Aquitaine.
Ireland: Border, Midland and Western; Southern and Eastern. Portugal: Norte; Algarve; Centro; Lisboa; Alentejo; Açores; Madeira.
Spain: Galicia; Principado de Asturias; Cantabria; Navarra; País Vasco; Andalucía (Huelva, Cádiz and Sevilla); Islas Canarias.
United Kingdom: Cumbria; Cheshire; Greater Manchester; Lancashire; Merseyside; Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath Area; Dorset and Somerset; Cornwall and Isles of Scilly; Devon; West Wales and the Valleys; East Wales; South Western Scotland; Highlands and Islands; Northern Ireland.
Projects should normally propose a work timeline with a duration of 18 to 36 months, with a start in the first half of 2019 and taking into account that the latest possible end date for a project is 31 December 2022
The deadline for submitting the application is 1 st June 2018 – 1:00 PM (Lisbon time).