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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-based knowledge development through increased research cooperation between Norway and the Czech Republic
  • Strengthening civil society
  • Promoting gender equality
  • 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

Get involved

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.

View overview of the process to apply for grant support

View step-by-step how to find or become a project partner

See how you may participate under the bilateral fund

Check eligibility and activities that may be supported under Czech programmes

Map and facts

  Czech Republic EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 80 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) -0.9 0.1
Unemployment rate 6.7 10.6
Youth unemployment 12.3 18.7
Public debt (% of GDP) 46.0 87.1
Human development index 15 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index 22 (EU-28 ranking)
Inequality of income distribution 3.4 5.1

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013. Last updated in September 2014.

Distribution of funding 2009-14

Distribution of funding in the Czech Republic

News, results and projects


Driving rural innovation in the Czech Republic


“It’s about innovation through bottom-up development,” explains Jiří Dlouhý, project manager at CUEC. Faced with limited capacity, knowledge and resources, rural communities often struggle to improve the local economy.

Risk on the agenda in Tallinn


“Results-based management and effective identification and handling of risk are valuable tools for ensuring optimal results and efficient use of resources,” said State Secretary at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ingvild Stub, at the annual risk seminar.

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