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Key areas of support

  • Improving mental health services and reducing health inequalities
  • Protecting biodiversity, improving environmental monitoring and control and reducing vulnerability to climate change
  • Enhancing research cooperation between the Czech Republic and Norway
  • Promoting gender equality
  • Strengthening civil society
  • Revitialising important European cultural and natural heritage
2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €131.8 M Total allocation: €110.9 M
EEA Grants: €61.4 M EEA Grants: €48.5 M
Norway Grants: €70.4 M Norway Grants: €62.4 M

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Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in the Czech Republic? Project partnerships between entities in the Czech Republic and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.

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See how you may participate under the bilateral fund

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Map and facts

  Czech Republic EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 82 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) -0.9 0.1
Unemployment rate (%)* 6.1 10.2
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 15.9 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 45.7 85.4
Gender pay gap (%) 22.1 16.4
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 14.6 24.5
Human development index 15 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index* 22 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013 except where * indicates 2014. Last updated in April 2015.

Distribution of funding 2009-14




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News, results and projects


Working together to prevent domestic violence


Two NGOs – one Czech and one Norwegian – have joined forces to share experience and know-how in domestic violence prevention. The project has received support from the Norway Grants.

1500 researchers cooperating


“Cooperation in the research programmes contributes to building research networks enabling further cooperation between researchers from Norway and the beneficiary countries,” said Aleksandra Witczak Haugstad from the Research Council of Norway.