2014 - 2020 INTERREG VB Baltic Sea

Overall programme information last update: 20-10-2018
Last update of data in keep.eu: 30-10-2018
Programme websitehttp://www.interreg-baltic.eu/home.html
Programme's page at the European Commissionhttp://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/atlas/programmes/2014-2020/germany/2014tc16m5tn001
Projects in keep.eu / partners on mapClick to view projects and partners
EU funding (outstanding EU funding)(excluding technical assistance)EUR 256.272.819,00 ( EUR 203.204.457,68)
Total budget(excluding technical assistance)EUR 311.604.004,00
Funding instrument(s)ENI, ERDF
Eligible geographical area(Countries not covered by NUTS are shown as a single unit)
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  • BY Belarus
  • DE Germany / DEUTSCHLAND (Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lüneburg, Schleswig-Holstein)
  • DK Denmark / DANMARK (Hovedstaden, Sjælland, Syddanmark, Midtjylland, Nordjylland)
  • EE Estonia / EESTI (Eesti)
  • FI Finland / SUOMI / FINLAND (Länsi-Suomi, Helsinki-Uusimaa, Etelä-Suomi, Pohjois- ja Itä-Suomi, Åland)
  • LT Lithuania / LIETUVA (Lietuva)
  • LV Latvia / LATVIJA (Latvija)
  • NO Norway / NORGE
  • PL Poland / POLSKA (Łódzkie, Mazowieckie, Małopolskie, Śląskie, Lubelskie, Podkarpackie, Świętokrzyskie, Podlaskie, Wielkopolskie, Zachodniopomorskie, Lubuskie, Dolnośląskie, Opolskie, Kujawsko-pomorskie, Warmińsko-mazurskie, Pomorskie)
  • RU Russia
  • SE Sweden / SVERIGE (Stockholm, Östra Mellansverige, Småland med öarna, Sydsverige, Västsverige, Norra Mellansverige, Mellersta Norrland, Övre Norrland)

Objectives, priorities and indicators

Specific objective
 ‘Research and innovation infrastructures’: To enhance market uptake of innovation based on improved capacity of research and innovation infrastructures and their users

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (1) strengthening research, technological development and innovation by:
    • (1a) enhancing research and innovation (R&I) infrastructure and capacities to develop R&I excellence, and promoting centres of competence, in particular those of European interest

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of research and innovation infrastructures in the Programme area to implement measures to increase the market uptake of innovation (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: No. of documented newly developed market products and services (market products and services)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
  • CO3: Number of enterprises cooperating with research institutions (Enterprises)
  • CO4: Private investment matching public support in innovation or R&D projects (EUR)
Specific objective
 ‘Smart specialisation’: To enhance growth opportunities based on increased capacity of innovation actors to apply smart specialisation approach

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (1) strengthening research, technological development and innovation by:
    • (1b) promoting business investment in R&I, developing links and synergies between enterprises, research and development centres and the higher education sector, in particular promoting investment in product and service development, technology transfer, social innovation, eco-innovation, public service applications, demand stimulation, networking, clusters and open innovation through smart specialisation, and supporting technological and applied research, pilot lines, early product validation actions, advanced manufacturing capabilities and first production, in particular in key enabling technologies and diffusion of general purpose technologies

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity (definition of capacity see section 1 Programme Strategy) of innovation actors (innovation intermediaries, authorities, research institutions, enterprises) in the Programme area to implement smart specialisation strategies (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: No. of documented newly developed market products and services (market products and services)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
  • CO3: Number of enterprises cooperating with research institutions (Enterprises)
  • CO4: Private investment matching public support in innovation or R&D projects (EUR)
Specific objective
 ‘Non-technological innovation’: To advance the Baltic Sea Region performance in non-technological innovation based on increased capacity of innovation actors

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (1) strengthening research, technological development and innovation by:
    • (1b) promoting business investment in R&I, developing links and synergies between enterprises, research and development centres and the higher education sector, in particular promoting investment in product and service development, technology transfer, social innovation, eco-innovation, public service applications, demand stimulation, networking, clusters and open innovation through smart specialisation, and supporting technological and applied research, pilot lines, early product validation actions, advanced manufacturing capabilities and first production, in particular in key enabling technologies and diffusion of general purpose technologies

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of innovation actors (innovation intermediaries, authorities, research institutions, enterprises) in the Programme area to implement measures to increase uptake of non-technological innovation (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: No. of documented newly developed market products and services (market products and services)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
  • CO3: Number of enterprises cooperating with research institutions (Enterprises)
  • CO4: Private investment matching public support in innovation or R&D projects (EUR)
Specific objective
 ‘Clear waters’: To increase efficiency of water management for reduced nutrient inflows and decreased discharges of hazardous substances to the Baltic Sea and the regional waters based on enhanced capacity of public and private actors dealing with water quality issues

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (6) preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency by:
    • (6b) investing in the water sector to meet the requirements of the Union's environmental acquis and to address needs, identified by the Member States, for investment that goes beyond those requirements

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of public authorities / practitioners (from water management, agricultural, forestry, fisheries etc. sectors) in the Programme area to implement measures to reduce nutrient inflows and decrease discharges of hazardous substances (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experienc)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Renewable energy’: To increase production of sustainable renewable energy based on enhanced capacity of public and private actors involved in energy planning and supply

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (6) preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency by:
    • (6g) supporting industrial transition towards a resource- efficient economy, promoting green growth, eco-innovation and environmental performance management in the public and private sectors

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of public/private actors in energy planning and supply (authorities, agencies, enterprises, NGOs in energy, waste, forestry and agricultural sector) in the Programme area to implement measures to increase the use of sustainable renewable energy (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Energy efficiency’: To increase energy efficiency based on enhanced capacity of public and private actors involved in energy planning

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (6) preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency by:
    • (6g) supporting industrial transition towards a resource- efficient economy, promoting green growth, eco-innovation and environmental performance management in the public and private sectors

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of public and private actors involved in energy planning (public authorities, energy agencies, enterprises, NGOs) in the Programme area to implement measures to increase energy efficiency (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Resource-efficient blue growth’: To advance sustainable and resource-efficient blue growth based on increased capacity of public authorities and practitioners within the blue economy sectors

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (6) preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency by:
    • (6g) supporting industrial transition towards a resource- efficient economy, promoting green growth, eco-innovation and environmental performance management in the public and private sectors

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of public authorities, enterprises, and NGOs in the Programme area to implement measures to advance sustainable business opportunities for blue growth (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Interoperability of transport modes’: To increase interoperability in transporting goods and persons in north-south and east-west connections based on increased capacity of transport actors

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (7) promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures by:
    • (7b) enhancing regional mobility by connecting secondary and tertiary nodes to TEN-T infrastructure, including multimodal nodes

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of public and private transport actors (public authorities, logistic and transport operators, ports, intergovernmental and research org.) in the Programme area to implement measures increasing interoperability between transport modes and systems (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Accessibility of remote areas and areas affected by demographic change’: To improve the accessibility of the most remote areas and regions whose accessibility is affected by demographic change based on increased capacity of transport actors

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (7) promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures by:
    • (7b) enhancing regional mobility by connecting secondary and tertiary nodes to TEN-T infrastructure, including multimodal nodes

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of public / private transport actors (public authorities, logistic and transport operators) in the Programme area to implement economically efficient solutions to improve the accessibility of remote regions/regions affected by demographic change (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacit)y

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Maritime safety’: To increase maritime safety and security based on advanced capacity of maritime actors

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (7) promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures by:
    • (7c) developing and improving environmentally-friendly (including low-noise) and low-carbon transport systems, including inland waterways and maritime transport, ports, multimodal links and airport infrastructure, in order to promote sustainable regional and local mobility

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of maritime actors (maritime admin., rescue services, authorities, shipping operators, ports, research and intergovernmental org.) in the Programme area to implement measures to increase maritime safety and security (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Environmentally friendly shipping’: To enhance clean shipping based on increased capacity of maritime actors

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (7) promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures by:
    • (7c) developing and improving environmentally-friendly (including low-noise) and low-carbon transport systems, including inland waterways and maritime transport, ports, multimodal links and airport infrastructure, in order to promote sustainable regional and local mobility

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of maritime actors (maritime admin., rescue services, authorities, shipping operators, ports, research and intergovernmental org.) in the Programme area to implement measures to reduce negative effects of shipping on the marine environment (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Environmentally friendly urban mobility’: To enhance environmentally friendly transport systems in urban areas based on increased capacity of urban transport actors

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (7) promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures by:
    • (7c) developing and improving environmentally-friendly (including low-noise) and low-carbon transport systems, including inland waterways and maritime transport, ports, multimodal links and airport infrastructure, in order to promote sustainable regional and local mobility

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Capacity of urban transport actors (public authorities, ports, infrastructure providers and operators) in the Programme area to implement environmentally friendly transport solutions in urban areas (Qualitative analysis of the state and gaps of capacity)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No. of documented learning experiences (learning experiences)
  • O2: Amount of documented planned investments to be realised with other than the Programme funding (Amount in EUR)
  • O3: No. of local/regional public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)
  • O4: No. of national public authorities/institutions involved (authorities/institutions)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • CO1: Number of enterprises receiving support (Enterprises)
  • CO2: Number of enterprises receiving non-financial support (Enterprises)
Specific objective
 ‘Seed Money’: To increase capacity for transnational cooperation implementing the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and working on common priorities with the partner countries

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (11) enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration through actions to strengthen the institutional capacity and the efficiency of public administrations and public services related to the implementation of the ERDF, and in support of actions under the ESF to strengthen the institutional capacity and the efficiency of public administration.
    • (11 ETC) ETC specific for transnational cooperation: enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration by developing and coordinating macro-regional and sea-basin strategies

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Amount of funding for projects implementing the EUSBSR resulting from seed money projects (Million Euro)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No of project plans for a main project including information on possible financial sources (project plans)
  • O2: No of project plans contributing to joint priorities with the partner countries (project plans)
  • O3: No of transnational meetings held to facilitate implementation of the EUSBSR targets (meetings)
  • O4: No of transnational meetings held to facilitate joint work on common priorities with the partner countries (meetings)
  • O5: No of strategic policy documents supporting the implementation of the EUSBSR targets and/or common priorities with the partner countries (documents)
  • O6: No of support measures provided to the EUSBSR (measures)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • No data available
Specific objective
 ‘Seed Money’: To increase capacity for transnational cooperation implementing the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and working on common priorities with the partner countries

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (11) enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration through actions to strengthen the institutional capacity and the efficiency of public administrations and public services related to the implementation of the ERDF, and in support of actions under the ESF to strengthen the institutional capacity and the efficiency of public administration.
    • (11 ETC) ETC specific for transnational cooperation: enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration by developing and coordinating macro-regional and sea-basin strategies

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of organisations from the partner countries working on joint projects resulting from seed money projects (Number of organisations)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No of project plans for a main project including information on possible financial sources (project plans)
  • O2: No of project plans contributing to joint priorities with the partner countries (project plans)
  • O3: No of transnational meetings held to facilitate implementation of the EUSBSR targets (meetings)
  • O4: No of transnational meetings held to facilitate joint work on common priorities with the partner countries (meetings)
  • O5: No of strategic policy documents supporting the implementation of the EUSBSR targets and/or common priorities with the partner countries (documents)
  • O6: No of support measures provided to the EUSBSR (measures)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • No data available
Specific objective
 ‘Coordination of macro-regional cooperation’: To increase capacity of public administrations and pan-Baltic organisations for transnational coordination in implementing the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and facilitating the implementation of common priorities with the partner countries

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (11) enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration through actions to strengthen the institutional capacity and the efficiency of public administrations and public services related to the implementation of the ERDF, and in support of actions under the ESF to strengthen the institutional capacity and the efficiency of public administration.
    • (11 ETC) ETC specific for transnational cooperation: enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration by developing and coordinating macro-regional and sea-basin strategies

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Percentage of EUSBSR priority areas and horizontal actions reaching the identified targets (Number of EUSBSR PA and HA in relation to their total number)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No of project plans for a main project including information on possible financial sources (project plans)
  • O2: No of project plans contributing to joint priorities with the partner countries (project plans)
  • O3: No of transnational meetings held to facilitate implementation of the EUSBSR targets (meetings)
  • O4: No of transnational meetings held to facilitate joint work on common priorities with the partner countries (meetings)
  • O5: No of strategic policy documents supporting the implementation of the EUSBSR targets and/or common priorities with the partner countries (documents)
  • O6: No of support measures provided to the EUSBSR (measures)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • No data available
Specific objective
 ‘Coordination of macro-regional cooperation’: To increase capacity of public administrations and pan-Baltic organisations for transnational coordination in implementing the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and facilitating the implementation of common priorities with the partner countries

Thematic objective and Investment priority

  • (11) enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration through actions to strengthen the institutional capacity and the efficiency of public administrations and public services related to the implementation of the ERDF, and in support of actions under the ESF to strengthen the institutional capacity and the efficiency of public administration.
    • (11 ETC) ETC specific for transnational cooperation: enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration by developing and coordinating macro-regional and sea-basin strategies

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Percentage of EUSBSR priority areas and horizontal actions facilitating the implementation of joint priorities with the partner countries (Number of EUSBSR PA and HA in relation to their total number)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • O1: No of project plans for a main project including information on possible financial sources (project plans)
  • O2: No of project plans contributing to joint priorities with the partner countries (project plans)
  • O3: No of transnational meetings held to facilitate implementation of the EUSBSR targets (meetings)
  • O4: No of transnational meetings held to facilitate joint work on common priorities with the partner countries (meetings)
  • O5: No of strategic policy documents supporting the implementation of the EUSBSR targets and/or common priorities with the partner countries (documents)
  • O6: No of support measures provided to the EUSBSR (measures)

Common output indicator (measurement unit)

  • No data available

Information regarding the data in keep.eu

Last month that data in keep.eu was retrieved from the Programme's website or received from the Programme12/2016
Fields missing in data supplied by this programmeachievements
Language of the data in keep.euEnglish
No. of projects in keep.eu / Total no. of projects (% of projects in keep.eu)19 / 99 (19%)
No. of project partners in keep.eu / Total no. of project partners (% of project partners in keep.eu)66 / 1500 (4%)
No. of calls in keep.eu / Total no. of calls1 / 3
Notes on the dataSource of estimation of the number of projects as of 2018.10.20: Website of the programme

Method for estimating the number of partners as of 2018.10.20: Average partners per project based on the average of the previous period