First Call for Applications to the Interreg NPA 2021-2027 programme is now open!

The First Call for main project applications is open from 27th April 2022 to 20th June 2022, for Priorities 1 & 2. The Interreg NPA Monitoring Committee will decide on First Call applications on 29th September 2022.

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Applications must be submitted through an electronic monitoring system (Jems), which is available on the link: The call announcement and application pack with all necessary supporting documents can be found on the First Call page.

Guidance for applicants

To guide applicants in the application process, the programme developed a set of supporting materials included in the Application pack. Applicants should carefully read all supporting documents to gain a comprehensive understanding of the Programme rules, conditions for funding and functioning of the new electronic monitoring system. All application documents can be found in the call webpage.


Project and partnership development

A How to Apply online seminar has been organised on 27th April 2022, the recordings and materials will be available on the event webpage.

On 11th May 2022 the Secretariat will host an online seminar about How to use Jems. More information and registration link. 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 Jems tutorials.

The NPA in-person event will take place in Copenhagen on 19th May. This is a physical meeting for current and future NPA project partners to expand networks, consolidate partnerships and pitch their project idea. Register here until 10th May.


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}