The following types of organisations can form partnerships and submit applications (non-exhaustive list):
- Local and regional authorities and their associations;
- Public transport companies;
- Transport infrastructure administration;
- Formal associations, clusters and networks of SMEs (having legal personality) working with transport greening solutions;
- Chambers of commerce, business development agencies and other business support and finance organisations;
- Higher education and R&D institutions.
- in Denmark – Regional Municipality of Bornholm and Region Zealand (subregions: Østsjælland, Vest- og Sydsjælland);
- in Germany – districts (Landkreise) of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern: Nordwestmecklenburg, Rostock, Vorpommern-Rügen, Vorpommern-Greifswald and district-free city (kreisfreie Stadt): Rostock;
- in Lithuania – counties of Klaipėda, Tauragė and Telšiai;
- in Poland – subregions of: Miasto Szczecin, Szczeciński, Stargardzki, Koszaliński, Słupski, Starogardzki, Gdański, Trójmiejski and Elbląski;
- in Sweden – counties of: Kalmar, Blekinge, Skåne and Kronoberg.
The Programme provides co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for cooperation activities between two or more organisations from at least two participating Member States. The funds available for sustainable transport amount to ca. 15,7 M EUR. The co-financing rate for Polish, Lithuanian and German beneficiaries is up to 85% of their eligible project costs, while Swedish and Danish beneficiaries receive up to 75% of ERDF co-financing. The ERDF co-financing is paid on the basis of semi-annual reimbursements.
By participating in a project you would be able to:
- investigate best practices and exchange knowledge and experience relating to sustainable transport services;
- cooperate with partners and jointly develop environmentally sustainable quality services for the transport sector in your region and beyond;
- test innovative service models, methods and tools;
- form international networks with organisations pursuing the same mission;
- experience the cross-sector cooperation possibilities in an international setting.
- Your organisation has a legal personality;
- Your organisation is based in the eligible area (in exceptional and well-justified cases, project partners can be located outside the eligible Programme area; see section III.2 of the Programme Manual);
- Your organisation faces a challenge / an opportunity relating to the quality and/or environmental sustainability of transport
- The challenge / opportunity requires joint actions across borders;
- The joint action can be accomplished by your organisation and your partner organisation(s) from (an)other Member State(s);
- The joint action will be carried out in the Programme eligible area;
- The joint action corresponds with a Programme specific objective.
The Programme resources are invested in key areas relevant for the South Baltic blue and green economy. These are called specific objectives. One of them is sustainable transport. Your potential project is expected to correspond with specific objective 3.
Specific objective 3
Can you help Interreg South Baltic to improve the quality and environmental sustainability of transport services in the South Baltic area?
What we are looking for are strategies, measures and tools that improve the standard, efficiency, interoperability and/or environmental
performance of transport services as well as pilot investments in transport services.
- Get in touch with a Contact Point in your region: www.southbaltic.eu/contact-points
- Get in touch with the Joint Secretariat: www.southbaltic.eu/joint-secretariat
- Find partners and project ideas: www.southbaltic.eu/smart-aliance
- Share a project idea for consultation with the Joint Secretariat: www.southbaltic.eu/consultation
- Look for upcoming calls for proposals: www.southbaltic.eu/call-for-proposals
- Check for possibilities to fund project development activities: www.southbaltic.eu/seed-money