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:||€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)||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)||10.1||85.4|
|Gender pay gap (%)*||29.9||16.4|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||23.5||24.5|
|Human development index||18 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index*||11 (EU-28 ranking)|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013 except where * indicates 2014. Last updated in April 2015.
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
DocumentsEstonia factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 11 June 2011, amended 30 April 2014, amended 19 September 2014) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 (in force as of 9 June 2011, amended 30 April 2014, amended 19 September 2014) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 04-09 (PDF)
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
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have reached agreement with the EU on a new contribution to strengthen social and economic cohesion in Europe.
“We regard gender-based violence as a serious crime, a public health problem and not least an attack on basic human rights. That is why preventing and tackling violence against women is an important area of support under our programmes.”
A call for bids for a communications review for the EEA and Norway Grants is now open.