Local, but European. Practical, but inspiring. #HotlineCohesion brings you the most interesting youth opportunities linked to EU Cohesion Policy. Opportunities for youth employment and green transition offered by Cohesion Policy require appropriate visibility, especially amongst the youth. Widespread information makes sure that opportunities reach their target, and … [Read more...]
#HotlineCohesion: Call from Interreg Europe – Sharing Solutions for Better Regional Policies
Local, but European. Practical, but inspiring. #HotlineCohesion brings you the most interesting youth opportunities linked to EU Cohesion Policy. Are you looking to team up with similar regions across Europe as a way to boost the development of your own region? The next Interreg Europe call, open from 15 March to 9 June 2023, could be the answer you are looking … [Read more...]
#HotlineCohesion: Cohesion Policy for a Young and Green Future
Local, but European. Practical, but inspiring. #HotlineCohesion brings you the most interesting youth opportunities linked to EU Cohesion Policy. The many opportunities for youth employment and green transition offered by Cohesion Policy require appropriate visibility, especially amongst the youth. Widespread information makes sure that opportunities reach their … [Read more...]
[Partner Search] Erasmus+ VET & Learning Mobility Grants
Is your region or are organisations in your region looking to upscale exchanges and mobility schemes to foster upskilling, employability prospects and internationalisation? The Public Service of Employment of Catalonia (SOC) is looking to establish reciprocity-based, long-term cooperation schemes, as well as explore other cooperation agreements, with the aim to send and … [Read more...]
Don’t Miss The Projects Info-Stand On 14 October!
You have a project idea? You are trying to build a consortium? Or you have no clue where to begin with EU projects? Come and see us at the Projects Info-stand on 14 October 2022 during the AER General Assembly in Brussels. More info about the event right here! Let's meet on 14 October! The Project Unit is very much looking forward to meeting you in person on the occasion … [Read more...]
Let’s Get DIGITAL!
Mapping direct funding opportunities to advance the digital transition in schools and public administrations in Europe. In line with one of the European Commission's main priorities for the decade, namely "A Europe fit for the Digital Age", the NextGenerationEU and the Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2017), the AER promotes its regions' digitalisation and exchange of … [Read more...]
How will an Intercultural Approach to Migrant Integration help Europe’s Regions- The EU-BELONG Project takes off!
On 23-24 February, the Assembly of European Regions, together with 14 partners from 8 countries, kicked off EU-Belong, an ambitious project selected among 300 proposals, of which only 10% were approved by DG Home in its 2020 AMIF call: transnational actions on asylum, migration and integration. We are proud of this great achievement and conscious of the great responsibility … [Read more...]
Connecting Europe Facility – Digital Programme: new calls & info day
The Commission has launched the first calls for proposals under the digital part of the Connecting Europe Facility programme after recently adopting the first Work Programme, which defines the scope and objectives of the EU-supported actions needed to improve Europe's digital connectivity infrastructures for 3 years. With the launch of the new calls, an Info Day will be held on … [Read more...]
Skillnet Training Session II – Making the Most of Direct Grant Funding Programmes
"Accessing European funding is often complex. We want to help our nearly 140 members in 30 countries make the best of these possibilities." This is how Christian Spahr, AER Secretary General opened our second webinar on EU funding opportunities for regions, "Unboxing the MFF - Accessing Direct Grant Funding Programmes". The programmes under discussion: Erasmus Plus, … [Read more...]
The New Guide on EU Funding for Tourism is Out!
Is Tourism, - be it cultural, rural, sustainable, or all of the above - on your region’s list of priorities? If the answer is yes, then this brief article may be the starting point for a great journey, destination EU projects funding opportunities! The online guide recently published by DG Grow (Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs) highlights the wide range … [Read more...]
REGISTER NOW: Unboxing the MFF Session II — Accessing Direct Grant Funding Programmes
Date: 24 September 2021 Time: 10:30 - 12:30 CET Venue: Online (via Zoom) Background On 17 December 2020, after months of painstaking inter-institutional negotiations against the backdrop of a global pandemic, the European Union adopted the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), its long-term budget for 2021-2027. Together with the NextGenerationEU recovery … [Read more...]
A New Horizon for Europe: Navigating into the European Horizon for Research and Innovation
The launch of the new Horizon Europe funding programme worth 95.5 billion EUR and its first round of calls have being sparking enthusiasm and interest among the multiple actors that were long awaiting for initiating and testing their innovative actions for the green and digital transition, as well as an inclusive economy. Yet, while the scope of the funding programme meets … [Read more...]
First calls under the Creative Europe 2021-27 have been launched!
The new Creative Europe Programme for 2021-27 was launched with the adoption of its first Annual Work Programme and the opening of the first calls under the 'Culture' strand! The programme will finance actions in the cultural and creative sectors with a total budget of EUR 2.4 billion for the next 7 years (63% higher than the previous programme). About the new Creative … [Read more...]
Skillnet Training Session – Making the Most of Cohesion & Rural Development Funds
MFF, ERDF, ESF, EFRD, EAGF...navigating the sea of acronyms in the EU funding lexicon can be a daunting task for would-be applicants. Yet, unlocking these funds will be crucial for regions if they are to bounce back from the pandemic. What can be done to help regions access the crucial funding they need to support their recovery? The AER recognises these challenges members … [Read more...]
EU4Health 2021-2027 is Adopted: Resilience, Innovation and Accessibility
On March 26, the European Commission announced the entry into force of the new EU4Health Programme to support the resilience and innovation of health systems across Europe throughout the period 2021-2027. With a budget of EUR 5.1 billion for investments in the health sector, the EU4Health 2021-2027 programme is financially the largest health programme ever launched! The … [Read more...]