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.
Key areas of support
- Increasing energy efficiency
- Promoting green innovation in cooperation with Norwegian enterprises
- Improving environmental monitoring and protecting biodiversity
- Improving access to public health services
- Increasing research cooperation between Norway and Poland
- Contributing to a more efficient judicial system
|Total allocation:||€558.6 M|
|EEA Grants:||€280.8 M|
|Norway Grants:||€277.8 M|
|Total allocation:||€578.1 M|
|EEA Grants:||€266.9 M|
|Norway Grants:||€311.2 M|
|Total allocation:||€809.3 M|
|EEA Grants:||€397.8 M|
|Norway Grants:||€411.5 M|
Key results in Poland
Enhancing research cooperation between Norway and Poland
Polish and Norwegian researchers involved in joint projects
Increasing educational cooperation
Polish students on exchange in Iceland (32), Liechtenstein (4) and Norway (226)
Improving the efficiency and quality of the justice system in Poland
Training certificates on the use of alternatives to prison issued to judges, prosecutors and prison staff
Strengthening environmental cooperation between Poland and Norway
Projects realised in partnership with Norwegian environmental entities
Click on the infographics to see more results from Poland.
Programme overviewClick 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
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.
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||68||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||3.3||1.4|
|Unemployment rate (%)*||7.2||9.1|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)*||20.5||20.0|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||50.4||86.8|
|Gender pay gap (%)||7.7||16.1|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||24.7||24.4|
|Human development index (2014)||20 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index (2014)||15 (EU-28 ranking)|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2014 except where * indicates 2015. Last updated in June 2016.
Calls for proposals
|30.03.17||Promotion of Diversity in Culture and Arts within European Cultural Heritage (Donor Partnership Programme)|
ProjectsSee all projects in Poland
Evaluations and reviewsSee all
Results from the previous funding period
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Poland? Project partnerships between entities in Poland and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
DocumentsPoland factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 18 June 2011, amended 31 October 2014) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 (in force as of 11 June 2011, amended 10 July 2014 and 31 October 2014)) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (signed 14 October 2004, and as amended in December 2007 and on 9 November 2010) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 04-09 (signed 14 October 2004, and as amended in December 2007 and on 9 November 2010) (PDF)
Project stories, news and features
More than 3 million people have benefitted from the Jewish cultural heritage project at POLIN, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. The project was developed in close cooperation between Polish and Norwegian cultural players.
The Financial Mechanism Office – the secretariat of the EEA and Norway Grants – is calling for bids for a Fund Operator to support the management of the EEA and Norway Grants Global Fund for Regional Cooperation.
Close to 1500 responses were received to the consultation on the draft 'Blue Book' containing the priorities for the EEA and Norway Grants in the upcoming funding period. The 'Blue Book' will now be finalised by the donors.
Events in Poland
City / Venue: Warsaw / The Royal Theatre and The Old Orangery, The Royal Łazienki Museum in Warsaw
Organiser: The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
City / Venue: Warsaw
Organiser: The Stefan Batory Foundation