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

A quick overview of our third call projects

Tuesday, 13 February, 2018

The third call, brought to the Central Baltic programme 30 new projects, 23 regular and 7 small. The projects are distributed in all four priorities as follows: 5 in Priority 1, 7 in Priority 2 and 3 and 11 in priority 4 (4 regular and 7 small). At the moment 9 projects from the third call have been contracted, 7 small and 2 regulars.

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Last year we got to celebrate the ending of our first projects, such as Let Us Be Active!, EDU-SMEs and EmpowerKids. Also, our Interrreg Volunteer Sofia wrote a short summary about the project results from 2017. ... Read more

Synergies in the field of tourism

Tuesday, 16 January, 2018
Good practices from Central Baltic projects DefenceArch, LightsOn! and St. Olav Waterway

DefenceArch, LightsOn! and St. Olav Waterway, are three of the 97 projects currently founded by the Central Baltic programme and they all belong to specific objective 2.1 — natural resources developed into sustainable tourism attractions. All Central Baltic projects tackle their challenges with cross-border cooperation in mind and DefenceArch, LightsOn! and St. Olav Waterway are a good example of it.

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The focus in on results!

Monday, 12 February, 2018
Ten Central Baltic projects have already ended last year and 10 more will end this Spring only. By the end of 2018, 40 Central Baltic projects will have reached the finishing line.

To celebrate their achievements and all the concreate results their cross-border cooperation efforts brought to the Central Baltic region, we have created the #CBresults hashtag.

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FinEst link project results

Wednesday, 7 February, 2018
This year many of our projects will end. Among those is FinEst Link - a project that studied the economic and technical feasibility of a fixed link between Helsinki and Tallinn. The project, is presenting its results at its final conference today in Tallinn. 

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The Staff cost tool has just been updated. Version 1.1 is now availabe here. The Tool now uses comma instead of dot in numbers. This change enables the copy-pasting of the staff cost from the tool to eMS. The underlying calculations have not been changed.

Always remember to use the latest version for reporting!

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Our national Contact Points in spotlight

Monday, 22 January, 2018
Our national Contact Points are the link between the programme and the regions. They inform about the funding opportunities and provide first information for potential applicants. Contact Points also help with partner search and matchmaking. In addition, they follow projects closely to share/spread project results and communicate the benefits of cross-border cooperation. 

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This week end Central Baltic projects St. Olav WaterwayBoostedBaltacar and PortMate are participating in the Matka nordic travel fair starting today in Helsinki to present their projects to other tourism professionals.

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The Central Baltic programme is active on many fronts in communication. Sometimes it can be confusing as to what is found and where. This post contains a summary of locations and files that our projects should be aware of.

Social Media

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A big thank you to everyone involved in the Central Baltic programme during 2017. Also a big hug to our projects -- it has been great following cross-border cooperation in action through various outlets (e.g. the Facebook Communication Network). Now it is time to take a short break, settle down and celebrate Christmas (many staff members are on holiday until next year). See you in 2018! ... Read more