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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


Total allocation:€110.9 M
EEA Grants:€48.5 M
Norway Grants:€62.4 M
Total allocation:€131.8 M
EEA Grants:€61.4 M
Norway Grants:€70.4 M

Programme overview

Click on the programme names below for key facts and information about each programme, calls for proposals, partnerships, projects and news. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages. Show all programmes


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Distribution of funding 2009-14


Country 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.

Project stories, news and features

Standing with civil society


“We’ve fought so hard and achieved a lot. But there’s still much more to do. We now have an opportunity to make a real difference and hope for a better future.”

Czech-Icelandic collaboration on clean energy


How can electricity be produced in an environmentally friendly way? Researchers from the Czech Republic and Iceland are working together to strengthen research on clean energy and environmentally friendly technologies.

Responding to a changing climate


While negotiations for a global climate agreement is ongoing in Paris, climate change is already happening. Adapting societies to the impact of climate change is needed to protect ecosystems, people, infrastructure and businesses. Improving the preparedness at local level is a key element of our adaptation efforts.