Key areas of support

• Developing and increasing the use of eco-friendly technologies
• Improving healthcare services and reducing health inequalities
• Assisting vulnerable children and youth at risk
• Improving the environmental standard of marine and inland waters

2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €48.6 M Total allocation: €32.8 M
EEA Grants: €23 M EEA Grants: €10.1 M
Norway Grants: €25.6 M Norway Grants: €22.7 M

Get involved

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

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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 Estonian programmes

Map and facts

  Estonia EU-27
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 69 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 3.2 -0.3
Unemployment rate 10.2 10.5
Youth unemployment 20.9 22.8
Public debt (% of GDP)* 6.1 82.5
Human development index 19 (EU-27 ranking)
Corruption perception index 14 (EU-27 ranking)
Inequality of income distribution* 5,3 5,1

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2012 except where * indicates 2011

Distribution of funding 2009-14

Distribution of funding in Estonia

News, results and projects


Annual Report 2013-14


The EEA and Norway Grants annual report for 2013-14 is out now. The report provides an overview of some of the achievements of the funding provided by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway in the beneficiary countries over the last year.

EU culture prize now open for applications


The EU prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards is Europe’s most prestigious prize in the heritage field. Every year, it honours the most outstanding heritage achievements from across Europe. Entries are now open for the 2015 award.

Mindful Estonian research


“This research project can help us understand the basis for memory, pain and psychological disorders such as depression and stress,” explains Professor Tõnis Timmusk from the Tallinn University of Technology.