Sixth Call Announcement

The Sixth Call for main project applications is open from 6th July to 30th November 2018, for all Priority Axes. Terms of Reference have been formulated encouraging applicants to address specific actions, target groups, and sectors. The Terms of Reference can be found in the announcement document. The Monitoring Committee will decide on Sixth Call applications on 13th March 2019.

Guidance for applicants

Applications must be submitted through an electronic monitoring system (eMS), which is available on the link: ems.interreg-npa.eu. The application pack with all necessary supporting documents can be found on the right-hand side and in eMS. Note: You can submit applications until 23:59 on the 30th November 2018, Copenhagen time (CET). Please take time zone differences into account!

Applicants are encouraged to study the Programme Manual for a description of the Priority Axes, instructions for how to apply and the NPA eligibility rules. This and all other application documents can be found in the right-hand column. 

Special Note for 6th call applicants:

Applicants from the Faroe Islands and Greenland should be aware of financial limitations in the Faroese and Greenlandic funding sources. However, “Geographical flexibility” rules are in effect, these rules specifically allow for the use of ERDF funding for Faroese and Greenlandic partners. (Please see the NPA Programme manual section 1.5.2 for further details). Note: The Monitoring Committee encourages partnerships with a wide participation from the NPA area. Applicants should not be discouraged from including Faroese and Greenlandic partners in their application.

The Monitoring committee recommends Norwegian and Icelandic project partners to contact their respective Regional Contact Points to discuss available funding, and to determine a reasonable grant request.

The NPA programme has reached the required targeted number of approved projects for specific objectives 1.2 and 2.1. As a result, the Monitoring Committee has decided that specific objectives 1.2 and 2.1 are mainly open to invited main projects recommended to reapply from the 5th call or approved on-going preparatory projects in these specific objectives are eligible to come forward in the Sixth Call. Applicants considering applying to specific objective 1.2 and 2.1 are advised to contact the Joint Secretariat in good time.

For Finnish applicants: it is recommended that Finnish applicants contact Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment (TEM) immediately as they plan for their application and in order to secure the national funding.

How to Apply Seminars

How to Apply Seminars will be organised on 24th October in Copenhagen at the offices of the Joint Secretariat. These seminars will offer technical sessions on the application form, budget and partnership. The seminars will be conducted as a combination of the presentation of factual material and on-line eMS tutorials. Register here Space is limited to one person per project application and registration closes on October 12th, 2018.

Preparatory Projects

The call is ongoing, which means that applications can be submitted at any time. Preparatory Project decisions will be made by the Joint Secretariat. The approval process takes approximately 1 month from submission. Preparatory project idea developers are encouraged to aim the end date of their preparatory projects to coincide with the Sixth Call deadline. See www.interreg-npa.eu for further details and instructions.

Special note for preparatory project applicants: Preparatory project applications are being accepted for all specific objectives except for 1.2 and 2.1. Preparatory project applications submitted in preparation for the Sixth call after 30th September 2018 will not be processed.

Further information
If you are interested in applying, we recommend that you are in touch with the Regional Contact Point in your region. Alternatively, you can contact Christopher Parker at the Joint Secretariat, christopher.parker{at}interreg-npa.eu.