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Poland

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway on 20 December 2017 signed new cooperation agreements with Poland on new programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.

Areas of support

  • Environment, Energy and Climate Change
  • Research
  • Local Development
  • Business Development and Innovation
  • Justice and Home Affairs
  • Culture
  • Civil Society
  • Education
  • Health
  • Social Dialogue- Decent Work

Allocation

2004-09
2009-14
2014-21
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

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.

Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021

Programme Partner(s) Grant (million €)
Business Development and Innovation Innovation Norway*  85.0
Research Research Council of Norway 110.0
Education  Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education National Agency for International Educational Affairs (Liechtenstein) Icelandic Centre for Research RANNIS  20.0
Social Dialogue - Decent Work Innovation Norway* 6.12
Health Norwegian Directorate of Health 20.0
Local Development  Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities International Partner Organisation: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) 100.0
Environment, Energy and Climate Change Norwegian Environment Agency Norwegian Water Resources and Energy  Directorate National Energy Authority of Iceland 140.0
Culture  Arts Council Norway Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage 75.0
Civil society   53.0
Justice Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security Norwegian Courts Administration Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service 70.0
Home Affairs Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security Norwegian Directorate for Civil Protection 20.0
Bilateral national fund- funding for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway   16.19

Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014

Programme Partner(s) Grant (million €)
Biodiversity and ecosystem services   21.1
Environmental monitoring and integrated planning and control Norwegian Environment Agency 15
Energy efficiency and renewable energy   144.2
Green industry innovation Innovation Norway* 20
NGO Fund   37
Local and regional initiatives   9.8
Public health initiatives Norwegian Directorate of Health 76
Cultural and natural heritage   70.2
Diversity in culture and arts Arts Council Norway 11
Scholarships Icelandic Centre for Research Agency for Educational Affairs (Liechtenstein)  Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education 15
Research cooperation Research Council of Norway 63.2
Decent work and tripartite dialogue Innovation Norway*  3.1
Domestic and gender‐based violence   3.6
Schengen and cross‐border crime   10
Judicial capacity‐building Norwegian Courts Administration 14
Correctional services Directorate of Norwegian Correctional Service 13
Bilateral national fund- funding for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway

*Programme operator

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Country facts

  Poland EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 69 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 3.9 2.2
Unemployment rate (%)** 6.2 8.5
Youth unemployment rate (%) 20.8 20.3
Public debt (% of GDP) 51.1 85.0
Gender pay gap (%)* 7.7 16.7
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 23.4 23.7
Human development index  20 (EU-28 ranking)
Corruption perception index** 13 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2015 except where * indicates 2014 and ** indicates 2016.

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Results from the previous funding period

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Project stories, news and features

Strengthened cooperation with Poland

20.12.2017

Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway have signed new cooperation agreements with Poland under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Cooperation on environment, energy and climate change, as well as research, business and innovation are key priorities. 

Joining forces to promote human rights

15.12.2017

The Grants are cooperating with the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) to promote human rights in Europe. A new agreement paves the way for involvement of FRA in our programmes linked to Roma inclusion and empowerment.