Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and the EU have signed the agreements on the EEA and Norway Grants for the period 2014-2021. Click here to find out more about the allocations and the next steps.

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
  • Increasing intercultural awareness and dialogue and supporting integration of national minorities


Total allocation:€32.8 M
EEA Grants:€10.1 M
Norway Grants:€22.7 M
Total allocation:€48.6 M
EEA Grants:€23 M
Norway Grants:€25.6 M
Total allocation:€68 M
EEA Grants:€32.3 M
Norway Grants:€35.7 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

  Estonia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 73 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year)* 2.2 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 7.4 10.2
Youth unemployment (%) 15 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 10.4 86.8
Gender pay gap (%)* 29.9 16.3
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)* 23.5 24.4
Human development index (2014) 17 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index (2014) 11 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2013. Last updated in February 2016.

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Results from the previous funding period

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Project stories, news and features

Preparing for heatwaves and icy roads in Estonia


Three Estonian research teams have in cooperation with partners from Norway and Iceland analysed climate change adaptation options. The findings will serve as a basis for a proposal for a national climate change adaptation strategy for Estonia.

Events in Estonia