ITALY CROATIA CBC Programme 2014-2020 encourages cross-border cooperation among the territories of the two Countries overlooking the Adriatic Sea (25 Italian provinces and 8 Croatian counties). The overall objective of the Programme is “to increase the prosperity and the blue growth potential of the area by stimulating cross-border partnerships able to achieve tangible changes”. The Programme aims to do so by supporting projects in the fields of blue innovation, climate change adaptation, environment, culture and transport. The total Programme budget allocated is around MEUR 237, MEUR 201 of which from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the remaining amount from National co-financing.