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Portugal

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

  • Reducing vulnerability to climate change
  • Improving the management and protection of marine natural resources
  • Increasing the use and development of renewable energy
  • Improving public health and reducing inequalities in access to health care
  • Strengthening civil society

Allocation

2004-09
2009-14
2014-21
Total allocation:€31.3 M
EEA Grants:€31.3 M
Norway Grants:€0
Total allocation:€57.95 M
EEA Grants:€57.95 M
Norway Grants:€0
Total allocation:€102.7 M
EEA Grants:€102.7 M
Norway Grants:€0

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

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.

Programme Partner(s) Grant
(€ million)
Integrated marine and inland water management   19.2
Renewable energy National Energy Authority (Iceland) 4
Adaptation to climate change Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection 3
Public health initiatives Norwegian Institute of Public Health 10
NGO Fund   8.7
Gender equality and work-life balance   2.5
Cultural and natural heritage   4
Diversity in culture and arts Arts Council Norway 1
Bilateral national fund- funding for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway

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Distribution of funding 2009-14

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Country facts

  Portugal EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 78 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 0.9 1.4
Unemployment rate (%)* 12.4 9.1
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 33.4 20.0
Public debt (% of GDP) 130.2 86.8
Gender pay gap (%) 14.5 16.1
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 27.5 24.4
Human development index (2014) 23 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index (2014) 14 (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 Portugal in the 2004-2009 funding period

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Project stories, news and features

Women on the move

10.03.2017

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the EEA and Norway Grants have taken a week to celebrate the work and the people that, with the help of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, promote gender equality every day.

An award-winning climate change project

03.01.2017

“Every week we are invited to either television or radio to talk about climate change adaptation. People are starting to see the effects on a daily basis. Now society needs to act,” says project leader Gil Penha-Lopes.

The fight against insecure food habits

20.12.2016

“The structure of the modern society is one of the main reasons behind food insecurity. Because we don’t prioritise food in a stressful everyday life, we often eat food that don't give us the sufficient amount of energy we need. The biggest problem in Portugal is the lack of knowledge related to food."