Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway 22 May 2017 signed a new cooperation agreement with Portugal under the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. Click here to find out more.
Areas of support
- Blue Growth Innovation and SMEs
- Work-life Balance and Gender Equality
- Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy
- Cultural Entrepreneurship, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Cooperation
- Civil Society
|Total allocation:||€31.3 M|
|EEA Grants:||€31.3 M|
|Total allocation:||€57.95 M|
|EEA Grants:||€57.95 M|
|Total allocation:||€102.7 M|
|EEA Grants:||€102.7 M|
Key results in Portugal
Strengthening social entrepreneurship through support for civil society in Portugal
Projects on youth employment, expected to help over 5000 young people improve their skills and support more than 2000 budding entrepreneurs
Exchanging knowledge on geothermal energy exploitation
Students and professionals from the Azores participated in courses on geothermal energy given by Iceland's United Nations University
Click on the infographics to see more results from Portugal.
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
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
|Blue Growth Innovation and SMEs||Innovation Norway Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNIS) Research Council of Norway Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education||38.0|
|Work-life Balance and Gender Equality||Norwegian Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud||6.0|
|Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy||Innovation Norway||24.0|
|Cultural Entrepreneurship, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Cooperation||Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage||9.0|
|Bilateral national fund- funding for developing bilateral cooperation and activities of bilateral interest with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway||2.05|
Programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants 2009-2014
Distribution of funding 2009-14Download
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||77||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)*||1.4e||1.9|
|Unemployment rate (%)*||11.2||8.5|
|Youth unemployment rate (%)||32.0||20.3|
|Public debt (% of GDP)||129.0||85.0|
|Gender pay gap (%)||17.8||16.3|
|At-risk-of-poverty rate (%)||26.6||23.7|
|Human development index||23 (EU-28 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index*||13 (EU-28 ranking)|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2015 except where * indicates 2016. e = estimated
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Results from the previous funding period
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Portugal? Project partnerships between entities in Portugal and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Project stories, news and features
Over the next three years, no less than 48 projects are set to receive up to €3,5M through the Portuguese Active Citizens Fund. The funding will go to projects focusing on civic participation and human rights awareness, as well as projects dealing with the empowerment of vulnerable groups, such as youth at risk, young people with disabilities, children living with cancer, victims of domestic violence, migrants and refugees.
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.
Events in Portugal
City / Venue: Évora / CCDR Alentejo Auditorium
Organiser: The National Focal Point of Portugal and the Alentejo Regional Coordination and Development Commission
City / Venue: Faro / CCDR Auditorium Algarve
Organiser: The National Focal Point of Portugal and the Algarve Regional Coordination and Development Commission
City / Venue: Lisbon
Organiser: Secretary General for Enrivonment and Energy Transition, Portugal & Innovation Norway