The second set of Calls for project proposals of the Interreg V-A Italy-Croatia CBC Programme is dedicated to the funding of Strategic projects.
Here is a summary of the main elements that characterize these calls. Please notice that only the Application Package documents have official character.
The Application Package with all documents is available on the Apply – Strategic calls for Proposals and in DOCS&TOOLS – APPLICATION PACKAGE – Strategic calls for proposals
- TIMING & OVERALL FINANCIAL ALLOCATION
These Calls will be open for 45 days, from 1st October to 15th November 2019 at 12 am CET and allocate 69.71 M € from ERDF to finance projects within the 11 sttrategic themes and in the frame of 4 Programme Priority Axis.
- PROJECT FINANCIAL DIMENSION AND DURATION
The financial size of the projects submitted shall be in line with the concerned strategic theme. It is expected that 1 strategic project will be funded for each theme.
The ERDF contribution requested by each partner in the project proposal shall not be lower than €100.000,00
The project duration should not exceed 36 months with starting date 01.01.2020 and ending date 31.12.2022 at the latest, with all project expenditure reported by the 30.06.2023.
- WHAT ABOUT THE LEAD APPLICANT?
Based on the relevance of the need, institutional and technical know-how, also considered the links between the role of the two Countries, the Monitoring Committee identified a correspondence within each theme and the leadership of the proposals to be expected (Italian: 2.1.1, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.3.1, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3 and Croatian: 1.1.1, 2.2.1, 2.2.2, 3.1.1)
Each organization can act as Lead Applicant in only one strategic project proposal, otherwise all applications will be rejected.
Lead applicants may be both Italian and Croatian organizations having the legal status of public body (also association), body governed by public law (also association) and of international organization.
- AND THE PARTNERSHIP?
Eligible partners are both Italian and Croatian organizations having the legal status of public body (also association), body governed by public law (also association), private body (including private companies) and international organizations located in the Programme Area (exception in case of assimilated and associated partners).
Cross-border partnership should include at least 3 Croatian and 3 Italian eligible partners (associated partners excluded).
- ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS
All macro-activities listed in the concerned Strategic Theme Concept must be included in the strategic project proposal, that shall contribute to the achievement of the set outputs indicators and a clear contribution to the "expected outputs" mentioned in the concerned Strategic Theme Concept should be foreseen by the proposal.
- APPLICATION FORM SUBMISSION
Submission will follow a single step procedure.
Project proposals must be submitted in English language, only through SIU System and exclusively by the Lead Applicant.
NOTE: In case the potential Lead Applicant organization's user is already accredited to the GUSI, in the role of the Lead Applicant, it is not necessary to request again the accreditation for the Strategic calls for proposal application.
On the other hand, the potential Lead Applicant organization's user who has already got PP's login credentials to SIU must initiate the "Registration for new users" procedure anyway
- ANY (SMART) QUESTION?
We'll be collecting your questions via official JS e-mail, aggregate them and publish the most frequent questions-answers in the FAQ section. Before calling or asking anything please read carefull the call announcement and documents!