The EEA and Norway Grants contribute to strengthening contact and cooperation between Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and the 16 beneficiary countries. Bilateral partnerships between public and private institutions, NGOs and research institutions in the donor and beneficiary countries are widely encouraged. All programmes have funds set aside to facilitate such cooperation.
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Opportunities by country
In addition to programme and project support, funding is available in each country for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
Donor programme partners
In more than half of the programmes, public bodies from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are involved as strategic advisers to the programme operators.
These public bodies take part in the programme planning and implementation, and they also help facilitate project partnerships.
Project stories, news and features
Around 10 500 victims of domestic and gender-based violence have received support through the Grants. On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we take a look at the progress made through the programmes.
With less than 25 percent of waste recycled*, Poland still has some way to go to reach 50 percent recycling of waste by 2020, as required by the EU.
Investment in research, education and innovation is key to growth and job creation in Europe, making it a major focus in European and national strategies. Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway support research and scholarship cooperation with twelve countries in Europe.