|Influence of the financing instrument||Direct|
|Type||R&D Project Funding Non R&D Project Funding|
The Interreg Central Europe funding programme supports organisations to cooperate on common challenges of central European regions and cities. It encourages and supports transnational cooperation to make regions more resilient to common challenges that know no borders and which cannot be solved alone. They are organized in priorities and specific objectives.
Possible usage of the funding instrument in the P2G context: Especially relevant for the P2G context is Priority 2: Cooperating for a greener central Europe, specific objective 2.1 Supporting the energy transition to a climate-neutral central Europe. In it the P2G context fits very well in the emphasized themes such as smart integration of carbon-neutral solutions across sectors and renewable energy sources. Also specific objective 2.3 Taking circular economy forward in central Europe offers significant opportunities for the P2G context, like e.g. theme circular economy value chains.
|Legal Entity||Joint Sectretariat of the Interreg Central Europe Programme which acts within the administration of the City of Vienna|
|Geographic Scope||Programme area spans over Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany (only specific regions), Hungary, Italy (only specific regions), Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia|
|Eligibility Criteria||Eligible are: national, regional and local public bodies, private institutions, including private companies; also international organisations are eligible, but with specific restrictions|
|Co-Financing Rate||80%, might be reduced based on State aid regulations|
|Volume||Indicative budget per project is 1.2-1.4 M EUR|
|Duration||The indicative duration of the project is up to 36 months|
|Limitations||Lead partner must be located in the programme area and act under the national law; at least three financing partners from at least three countries whereas at least two of the partners must be located in the programme area|
|Periodicity thus far||Usually three calls within the 7-years funding period are launched|