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EEA Grants information meeting in Prague

An information meeting on the EEA Grants will be held in Prague on 8-9 January to present possibilities for grant support under the ongoing €19.4 million third and final call for individual project proposals.

The information seminar will be held at the Municipal Library of Prague from 10.00 - 14.00 on 8 and 9 January. In addition to information on priority sectors and activities eligible for support through the EEA Grants, specific sections will be dedicated to the various funds set up in the Czech Republic and to the possibilities of engaging in partnership projects with institutions from the donor states Iceland, Liechtenstein and

The €19.4 million open call that was launched on 26 November is the third in a row counting in calls in both 2005 and 2006, taking the total support set aside for Czech individual projects to €82.9 million. The total amount allocated to the Czech Republic under the EEA Grants amounts to €110.9 million.

In the third open call applications can be submitted to the Czech Focal Point within the fields of:

  • Conservation of the European cultural heritage
  • Protection of the environment
  • Human resource development
  • Health and childcare
  • Promotion of sustainable development
  • Implementation of Schengen acquis and strengthening the judiciary

Indicatively, 35 percent of the funds has been allocated to cultural heritage projects, with large sums of funding also set aside for health and childcare and environment at 25 and 20 percent. Applications can be submitted to the Czech Focal Point until 29 February 2008. Further details are available in the open call text.