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

Video guidance is now available!

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020
Do you remember Jarmo? Our fictional charachter embarking on a project implementation journey?

During the last few months we have been thinking what are the steps that would help project implementers like him to succeed. With that thought in mind, we have prepared a series of videos based on the Programme Manual as well as on real life cases.

The first part of the series is about project eligibility. More videos about project closure and public procurament will follow.

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Update on 31 January 2020: The statistics for the fifth call have been published.

The fifth call for project applications closed on 15.10.2019. After that, assessments have been ongoing at the Joint Secretariat, and on 29-30 January 2020 the Steering Committee, consisting of the Central Baltic Member State representatives, took funding decisions on projects.

The following 20 projects have been approved for funding:
  • Sustainable biogas
  • BE the future
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One of the things we are proud of is that our projects create results and solutions that are not only concrete, relevant and interesting but also applicable in a wider context beyond the programme region.

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Project Baltic Loop lead partner, Turku University of Applied Sciences and project partner Åbo Akademi University organised last December a local kick-off seminar in Turku.

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See you next year!

Friday, 20 December, 2019
The year 2019 is coming full circle and it's now time for the Season's greetings.

From today 20.12.2019 to 07.01.2020 most of our staff will be on holiday. After that, it is business as usual.

Merry Christmas from all of us at the programme, and looking forward to see you in 2020! ... Read more

Monitoring Committee meeting

Thursday, 14 November, 2019
The Central Baltic programme's Monitoring Committee met in Riga on 12 November to discuss the programme. During the meeting, programme staff gave an update on the current state of affairs. Additional topics that were discussed during the meeting included for example the work plan for 2020 as well as the capitalisation plan of the programme.  ... Read more

Next programming period, here we come

Wednesday, 23 October, 2019
At the moment 57 projects are implementing, with new projects still starting next year (69 applications in the fifth call). While supporting current projects and helping approved ones to start, we have also adjusted the focus of our binoculars towards the future.

Our member states have given us green light to begin programming for the Post 2020 period. Arrangements have started and we will inform through our channels, when new information is available. ... Read more

​The fifth call has closed

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019
The fifth call closed at 15:00 EEST today. In total, we received 69 application in all priorities. There were 62 applications for regular projects and 7 for small projects. A more detailed statistical overview is available in our documents section.

We will now begin assessment of the applications. Assessment will continue into December and funding decisions will be available in January (we will inform about the exact date). Earliest project start is on 1 February 2020.

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Thank you for coming!

Monday, 14 October, 2019
The Annual Event/European Cooperation Day have now came to past. During the one-and-a-half-day event, we went on a journey to learn more about the impact of our programme in the region; we participated in a quiz to learn more about what we have achieved so far thanks to our projects, we got to hear inspirational speeches about how our programme and projects are appreciated by those who have been touched by them and we played an orieenteering game to get to know better some of our projects. 

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​First application submitted!

Thursday, 10 October, 2019
We have received the first submmitted application for the 5th call. Well done! In this connection, we would like to remind all applicants to submit their application in a timely fashion -- if possible, well before the deadline of 15 October (15:00 EEST). 

While finalising the project applications, please note that we have published some final tips regarding submitting the applications. They are available on the fifth call page. ... Read more