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

7th Steering Committee meeting

Monday, 18 June, 2018
Last week on 14-15.6 the Steering Committee meeting of the Central Baltic programme met up in Viby Sweden.

The topics on the agenda were:
  • update on the status of the programme implementation
  • the fourth call of the programme,
  • the role and work of the Contac Points and the
  • future of maritime interreg programmes post 2020. 
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At Central Baltic Programme we often rack our brains on how to get stories and results from our wonderful project picked up by media. I guess this is also something that projects themselves think about constantly. Sometimes the project topic hits the chord with the times and the potential results are just so special that it feels like that media attention happens by itself. Earlier this year the FinEst Link project had mayors and ministers attending and full Finnish and Estonian media attention for the whole morning. ... Read more
The Central Baltic programme has launched a public procurement to find an evaluator for impact evaluation. 

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While we are all mentally preparing for the fourth call, it's worthwile remembering that our projects are implementing at full speed. Among other things, modern technologies are actively used, of which our project HANSA provides the latest example. HANSA has published their mobile application that contains information about 9 hanseatic cities in the Central Baltic region. Be sure to check it out.

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The CBEwB project, financed by the Central Baltic programme under priority 1, aims to support student enterpreneurship in the Central Baltic region.

Thanks to the project, so far, 68 joint student companies have been created. One of them, Pets United, was established by a prtnership of young students from Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Sweden. The company's mission is to match pet-ownrs and pet-sitters among people who have created a profile on their website.

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Project LightsOn! found a very interesting way to present the project as well the results it is reaching. This video playlist, consisting of a compilation of three videos, offers a glimpse into the project activities and on the outputs already produced such as their AR mobile game. ... Read more
Project LightsOn! found a very interesting way to present the project as well the results it is reaching. This video playlist, consisting of a compilation of three videos, offers a glimpse into the project activities and on the outputs already produced such as their AR mobile game. ... Read more

The 4th call is launched!

Thursday, 19 April, 2018
On 17 April 2018, the Central Baltic Monitoring Committee decided on details regarding the 4th call. Below we have listed the key facts about the call. Below are the first available details. More information will follow.

What is funded?

In total, at least 8m euros are available in four priorities. The exact amount of available funding is influenced by returning funds from implementing projects.

The 4th call is targeted and only the following Specific Objectives are available:
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    MC meeting took place in Nuuksio, Espoo

    Wednesday, 18 April, 2018
    The Monitoring Committee of the Central Baltic programme assembled in Nuuksio, Espoo between 17-18 April 2018 to discuss the current state of the programme and matters relevant to programme implementation. For example, deciding on the 4th call was on the agenda. Concrete information about the fourth call will be soon available on the Central Baltic webpage.

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    Where is the Facebook stream?

    Wednesday, 11 April, 2018
    There is a huge empty spot on our landing page -- right where the stream from the Communication Network for Projects used to be. We have noticed this as well. It appears that due to recent breaches in security, Facebook has made some alterations in how the streams are transmitted. There was no heads-up warning for this and as of now, the stream cannot be displayed. We are currently waiting for more information and hopefully get the link up and running again. ... Read more