Key areas of support
- Supporting judicial reform, tackling cross-border and organised crime
- Increasing competitiveness of green enterprises, boosting green innovation and entrepreneurship
- Promoting empowerment and social inclusion of the Roma
- Strengthening civil society to promote social justice, democracy and sustainable development
|Total allocation:||€305.95 M||Total allocation:||€98.5 M|
|EEA Grants:||€190.75 M||EEA Grants:||€50.5 M|
|Norway Grants:||€115.2 M||Norway Grants:||€48 M|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Romania? Project partnerships between entities in Romania and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||49||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||2.5||1.5|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||33.3||82.5|
|Human development index||26 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||25 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution*||6.5||5|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2011 except where * indicates 2010
Distribution of funding 2009-14
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
The Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannis) is a donor programme partner in scholarship programmes in nine beneficiary countries and in one research programme. “Cooperation is the key concept,” says Viðar Helgason, explaining the organisation’s role in fostering partnerships and innovation.
Amounting to € 30 million, the newly launched programme for non-governmental organisations in Romania is now the most important source of funding for the NGO sector in the country.
Norway Grants support greening of the European economy. Calls for projects to spur green industry innovation are now open in Estonia, Slovakia and Romania.