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

​Update on the coronavirus situation

Wednesday, 11 March, 2020
Last update March 25 – 15:29
  • Updated the introductory chapter to include reachability
  • Updated introduction under ‘For our implementing projects’
  • Updated text in 'Planning for future activities'
  • Added information at the end of the document regarding actions, when facing challenges in projet implementation

The coronavirus is causing concerns all over the world. We are no exception and have been following the situation closely.

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The Central Baltic 2014-2020 Programme is looking for an Accountant Officer. Please submit your application by 17 April. The application process is done in Finnish. 

Job description and more details: http://centralbaltic.eu/sites/default/files/documents/Recruitment_Taloussihteeri.pdf ... Read more
What? It's six years already? Indeed, our current website is well on its way towards a decade of online time. While many things stand the test of time, Internet is one of those places, where development takes place at a rapid pace. Alas, our website and database require maintanence to better serve our users and also reflect on the current state of the programme.

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Our national Contact Points are the link between the programme and the regions. They follow projects closely to share/spread project results and to communicate the benefits of cross-border cooperation. A while back we introduced you to our national Contact Point network trough a campaign called "Contact Points in spotlight". Now that we have new collagues in the network, it is time to bring the series back. 

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You may have caught wind that we are in the process of creating the Central Baltic programme for the 2021-2027 period. I’m very happy to provide you with a brief overview of this process. At the same time, we launch a ‘New programme’ category for news on our website. This will be the best source for staying up-to-date about the process.

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Video guidance is now available!

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020
Do you remember Jarmo? Our fictional charachter embarking on a project implementation journey?

During the last few months we have been thinking what are the steps that would help project implementers like him to succeed. With that thought in mind, we have prepared a series of videos based on the Programme Manual as well as on real life cases.

The first part of the series is about project eligibility. More videos about project closure and public procurament will follow.

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Update on 31 January 2020: The statistics for the fifth call have been published.

The fifth call for project applications closed on 15.10.2019. After that, assessments have been ongoing at the Joint Secretariat, and on 29-30 January 2020 the Steering Committee, consisting of the Central Baltic Member State representatives, took funding decisions on projects.

The following 20 projects have been approved for funding:
  • Sustainable biogas
  • BE the future
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Project Baltic Loop lead partner, Turku University of Applied Sciences and project partner Åbo Akademi University organised last December a local kick-off seminar in Turku.

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See you next year!

Friday, 20 December, 2019
The year 2019 is coming full circle and it's now time for the Season's greetings.

From today 20.12.2019 to 07.01.2020 most of our staff will be on holiday. After that, it is business as usual.

Merry Christmas from all of us at the programme, and looking forward to see you in 2020! ... Read more
One of the things we are proud of is that our projects create results and solutions that are not only concrete, relevant and interesting but also applicable in a wider context beyond the programme region.

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