The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden
On 6 March, the local radio of Åland broadcasted two short interviews with four people involved in the Central Baltic programme. In the first interview, Linnéa Johansson, head of Department for Trade and Industry at the Government of Åland, gives a boader view of what CB means to Åland.

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The European Commission is launching a call for proposals for overcoming legal obstacles in border regions as one of the actions proposed in the Communication "Boosting growth and cohesion in EU border regions".
 
With b-solutions, DG REGIO and AEBR offer the possibility to find a solution to concrete obstacles to cross-border cooperation and to contribute finding innovative policies to foster a more and better connected EuropeanUnion.

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​​5th call information

Thursday, 24 January, 2019
The new year started with a great news! 

The programme has received additional funding from an ERDF reserve originally held by Finland and Estonia for ENI CBC programmes.

The next Monitoring Committee taking place in April will decide on what to do with the extra funds, but it is likely that a 5th call for application will open next autumn. 

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4th Call statistics

Friday, 30 November, 2018
The 4th Call of the Central Baltic programme closed on Friday 16.11.2018. The statistics related to the call are now available here. You can find out more about the 4th call closure by reading this news. ... Read more
The Swedish Institute recently launched a new call for seed funding for cooperation projects in the Baltic Sea region. They seek to strengthen Sweden’s relations and develop cooperation with the countries around the Baltic Sea.

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Annual Event - Reflections

Friday, 30 November, 2018
On November 14 and 15 the Central Baltic Programme celebrated its annual event. The main theme this year was “Finding Synergies in Cross-border Cooperation Projects”.

Day one opened with a “project village" networking event at which over 75 representatives from 45 projects shared information about their projects and achievements.
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The 4th call is closed!

Friday, 16 November, 2018
On Friday the 16th of November, at 15:00 EET,  the 4th call closed. 
In total we received 37 applications;  21 for regular projects and 16 for small projects.  

In this targeted call, five out of eleven Specific Objectives (SO) were open for applications. In SO 1.1, we received three applications, in 1.3 seven applications, in 2.1 nine applications, 3.1 three applications, and 4.1 fifteen applications- and there were applications in all open SOs.

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Annual Event 2018 is here

Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
Today, on 14th of November, Central Baltic Programme will celebrate its Annual Event “Finding synergies in cross-border cooperation projects”.
The first day will focus on finding synergies with and among Central Baltic projects. At the project village, participants will have the possibility to learn more about Central Baltic projects as well as to network with them. The day will end with a networking dinner.

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Annual Event 2018

Wednesday, 17 October, 2018
The Central Baltic programme’s Annual Event 2018 will be held on 14-15 November in Turku, Finland.

The focus of the event are project synergies which will be looked at from different perspectives. The first day will focus on finding synergies with and among Central Baltic projects. At the project village, participants will have the possibility to learn more about Central Baltic projects as well as to network with them. The day will end with a networking dinner.
 
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The 4th call is open!

Monday, 15 October, 2018
The 4th call just opened today in in the electronic Monitoring System (eMS) and already 11 applications have been started!

4th call applications are filled in in the electronic Monitoring System (eMS) between 15.10.2018 -16.11.2018 at 15:00 (Finnish time, EET) on the closing date of the call. Please take the possible time difference into consideration when filling in the application form.

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