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 Russian-speaking minorities
|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|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Estonia? Project partnerships between entities in Estonia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||67||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||1.7||1.5|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||6||82.5|
|Human development index||18 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||12 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution*||5||5|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2011 except where * indicates 2010
Distribution of funding 2009-14
Click on the programme names below for key facts about each and read why the programme is needed, what it will achieve and how, and partnership opportunities. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.
News, results and projects
The Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannis) is a donor programme partner in scholarship programmes in nine beneficiary countries and in one research programme. “Cooperation is the key concept,” says Viðar Helgason, explaining the organisation’s role in fostering partnerships and innovation.
Of the once 1500 manor houses in Estonia, only 500 remain. Many were saved by being given a new role as public schools. A call is now open for projects aiming to restore schools operating in former manor buildings.
Norway Grants support greening of the European economy. Calls for projects to spur green industry innovation are now open in Estonia, Slovakia and Romania.