The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden

Central Baltic Annual Event 2016

Time: 20 April, 2016, 9:00 to 16:30
Place: Scandic Infra City, Upplands Väsby (Stockholm)

The Central Baltic Programme's annual event 2016 will bring together stakeholders from all over the programme area. The aim of the event is to highlight the importance, opportunities and examples of cross-border cooperation in the Central Baltic region.

Many projects are already running and producing great results while the programme is still preparing for another call for applications in early 2017. Now is the perfect time to come and see what Interreg cooperation is all about and if there is someone interested in cooperating with Your organisation under one of the programme priorities.

At the Central Baltic Annual Event 2016 all needed information will be available for making a great cross-border project!

The event is aimed at:

  • Potential applicants - come and find ideas and partners in good time for the 3rd call opening in January 2017
  • Already running Central Baltic projects - come to promote your project and meet other projects to share experiences
  • Anyone interested in Interreg cooperation - a good and concrete display of the nature of Interreg will be available


Warm-up The night before (19 April 18:30 at Scandic Infra City)
Possible networking/partner search activity at the hotel according to interest from the participants
(interest asked in the registration)
9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-10:30 PLENARY SESSION - Central Baltic Programme here today
  • Welcome
  • Central Baltic Programme - A tool for developing our regions
  • Central Baltic Programme - What we already have and what we still need
10:30-13:30 PROJECT FAIR - This is cross-border cooperation!
  • Running projects presenting their activities and expected results - living examples of cross-border cooperation under all priorities. Take part in a quiz about the projects and win a prize!
  • Programme staff available for discussing project ideas
  • Partner search opportunities in thematic corners - send in your project idea beforehand and even if you are not participating
  • National Contact Points helping with ideas on where to find partners in other countries
  • Project cinema - see the productivity of our projects on videos
  • Interesting people - networking at its best
  • 11:30-13:00 LUNCH served
13:30-14.45 Priorities with project examples, session A 
Choose one of the following:
Priority 1: Competitive economy OR
Priority 2: Sustainable use of common resources
14:45-15:00 Break, changing rooms
15:00-16:00 Priorities with project examples, session B
Choose one of the following:
Priority 3: Well-connected region OR
Priority 4: Skilled and socially inclusive region
16:10-16:30 Closing of the event - Towards the 3rd call for new applications


The venue of the event, Scandic Infra City is located at Upplands Väsby North of Stockholm. The hotel provides good instructions on How to get there from Stocholm city centre and Arlanda airport. Participants are responsible for booking and paying for their accommodation. 

A wide range of accommodations is available around the location of the annual event. Below is a short table of possible places to stay. 
Hotel Webpage Distance to venue in km Prices from
Scandic Upplands Väsby Link 3,4 156 €
Holiday Hostel Link 3,2 62 €
Hotell Angora Link 3,2 80 €
Scandic Star Sollentuna Link 12 132 €
Ett Smart Hotell i Sollentuna AB Link 12 92 €