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

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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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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


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.

Amendments to the Regulations


The amended versions of the EEA and Norway Grants Regulations and Annexes 1, 3 and 12 are now available on our website. The changes take into account key priorities of the Grants, such as enhanced cooperation with international organisations.