The Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) Programme 2014-2020 is part of the European Territorial Cooperation Objective supported by the European Regional Development Fund. The programme area covers the Euro-Arctic zone, parts of the Atlantic zone and parts of the Barents region, neighbouring on Canada in the West and Russia in the East.
The programme has 4 priority axes, which take account of the development needs and potentials of the programme area, together with the policy and historic context:
1. Using Innovation to Maintain and Develop Robust and Competitive Communities
2. Promoting Entrepreneurship to Realise the Potential of the Programme Area’s Competitive Advantage
3. Fostering Energy-Secure Communities through Promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
4. Protecting, Promoting and Developing Cultural and Natural Heritage
During the period 2014-2020, the Programme will allocate approximately 56 million Euros to projects with a maximum total budget of 2 million Euros.
Opening of 2nd call: 5th January 2015
Application deadline: April 10th 2015
Decision date: June 9th-10th 2015
For more information see the Second Call page: https://www.facebook.com/NorthernPeripheryProgramme/app_1435584543367829