Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on 9 May 2017 signed new cooperation agreements with Estonia on new programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.
Areas of support
- Business Development and Innovation
- Research and Education
- Local Development and Poverty Reduction
- Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
- Civil Society
- Social Dialogue – Decent Work
|Total allocation:||€32.8 M|
|EEA Grants:||€10.1 M|
|Norway Grants:||€22.7 M|
|Total allocation:||€48.6 M|
|EEA Grants:||€23 M|
|Norway Grants:||€25.6 M|
|Total allocation:||€68 M|
|EEA Grants:||€32.3 M|
|Norway Grants:||€35.7 M|
Key results in Estonia
Improving public health and reducing health inequalities
People have benefited from improved health services
Preventing domestic and gender-based violence
Professionals have been trained on reducing gender-based violence
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Programme overviewClick 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
Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021
|Business Development and Innovation||Innovation Norway||23.0|
|Research and Education||Research Council of Norway SIU - Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education National Agency for International Education Affairs, Liechtenstein||7.1|
|Local Development and Poverty Reduction||Norwegian Directorate of Health Norwegian Institute of Public Health Norwegian Directorate of Cultural Heritage||18.0|
|Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation||Norwegian Environment Agency||6.0|
|Social Dialogue – Decent Work||Innovation Norway*||0.4|
|Bilateral national fund – funding for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway||1.36|
Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||75||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)*||1,6||1.9|
|Unemployment rate (%)*||6.8||8.5|
|Youth unemployment (%)||13.1||20.3|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||10.1||85.0|
|Gender pay gap (%)||26.9||16.3|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||24.2||23.7|
|Human development index||17 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index *||11 (EU-28 ranking)|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2015 except where * indicates 2016.
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Results from the previous funding period
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Estonia? Project partnerships between entities in Estonia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
DocumentsEstonia factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 14-21 (in force as of 10 May 2017; amended 5 November 2018) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 14-21 (in force as of 10 May 2017; amended 5 November 2018) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 11 June 2011; amended 30 April 2014, 19 September 2014 and 25 August 2015) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 (in force as of 9 June 2011; amended 30 April 2014, 19 September 2014 and 25 August 2015) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (signed 2 December 2004) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 04-09 (signed 17 November 2004) (PDF)
Project stories, news and features
A region full of good ideas – interest in the Baltic research programme in Estonia exceeds expectations11.03.2019
The first call of the Baltic Research programme received astonishing 130 applications, requesting a total of 114 million euros in funding. This is nineteen times higher than the maximum budget of the call.
Almost 14 million young people in Europe are not in employment, education or training. The EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Youth Employment supports the most vulnerable and hard-to-reach among them and aim to help them into the labour market.
Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have announced a new fund that supports regional cross-border and transnational projects proposing shared solutions to Europe’s common challenges. Funding is available within all priority sectors of the EEA and Norway Grants.