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

  • 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

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

  Poland EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 68 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year)* 1.6 0.1
Unemployment rate (%) 9 10.2
Youth unemployment rate (%) 34.8 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 50.4 86.8
Gender pay gap (%)* 6.4 16.3
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 2013. Last updated in March 2016.

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