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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

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) 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.

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Results from the previous funding period

Read about results in Poland in the 2004-2009 funding period

Get involved

Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Poland? Project partnerships between entities in Poland and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.

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Project stories, news and features

Research reduces noise pollution


With support from Norway, Gdansk Technical University in Poland and the Norwegian Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF) have worked together to reduce noise pollution from older vehicles.  

Increasing access to culture


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.

Events in Poland