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

Central Baltic Contact Points on Social Media

Thursday, 16 November, 2017
A good way to keep current on our projects' activities, is to follow our National Contact Points (CP's) on Social Media. ... Read more

Staff costs tool

Monday, 6 November, 2017
Reporting staff costs correctly is important both from the partner point of view as well as from the Programme point of view. To facilitate the reporting of staff costs for persons working for the project part time with a flexible number of hours, the programme has developed a Staff Cost Tool. The first version of the tool was published in June 2017. The latest version was just updated.

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IVY section under development

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017
Now it's easier to follow what our Interreg Volunteer, Sofia, has been up to. You might have already caught her Tweets and shares on the Central Baltic Communication network for projects. Now we're compiling her activities under one roof in the green top bar. There you can find the content she has produced, her social media links and and short introduction about herself. ... Read more
I took a while but now we have gathered photos from the Annual Event and European Cooperation Day under the same roof. Check the links in this post to re-visit the two events. 

Ari's photos from both days:
Ari's photos from parallels 2 and 3:
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Our colleagues over at BSR are launching a call for project platform applications -- something that may also be of interest for Central Baltic projects. ... Read more

IVY at the JS

Friday, 13 October, 2017
Our Interreg Volunteer Sofia has been working here at the JS since 11 September. Sofia has been getting to know our projects, writing about them (stay tuned for content!) and also partaking in our European Cooperation Day celebrations and Annual Event. But who is she? Read her answers in the following chapters :)
Where does Sofia Castoldi come from?
I’m from an Italian town between Milan and Lake Como, called Mariano Comense.
How did you end up here?
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Learning from each other

Thursday, 12 October, 2017
On Monday, a delegation from the Slovenia-Croatia, Slovenia-Hungary and Slovenia-Austria programmes, came to Turku to meet with our Head of the Managing Authority Merike Niitepõld and our IT manager Veli-Pekka Suuronen. The visit focused on the programme and beneficiary use of the eMS. The beneficiary's point of view was represented by the Central Baltic project Baltic Urban Lab.

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For the European Cooperation Day, we hosted a photo competition, for which we asked our great projects to submit entries into five categories. Submissions were combined into photo posters that were displayed during our ECD celebrations and the coupled Annual Event. Paricipants voted for their favorite photos.

Based on popular vote, the winners are:
2. LightsOn!
3. LightsOn!

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10 projects end during 2017

Friday, 29 September, 2017
Just as the Central Baltic programme has now been 10 years in implementation, also 10 of our projects will finish during 2017. Already finished projects include: PAD, PIM, EDU-SMEs, LetUsBeActive!, SIPPE, TheatreEx and Regi, whereas projects SAFHY and SmartPorts, are about to reach the finish line. And of course, more are following early next year, such as Springboard, who held its final seminar yesterday in Tallinn (see article photo). All ended, ending and implementing projects are available in our project database.

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Programme Manual updated to 2.4

Thursday, 28 September, 2017
We noticed that the just published Programme Manual had yet one irregularity. Thus, we slightly revised wording (no content change) reagarding groceries for internal project meetings on page 83. The version number is now 2.4 and this version replaces all previous versions of the Programme Manual.

The latest version of the Programme Manual is accessible here. ... Read more