The largest of the transnational programmes for European Territorial Cooperation, aims to enhance economic activity and create attractive places in which to work and live, via high levels of innovation, sustainability and cohesion.

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EU Budget

€396 million ERDF (up to 60% support per project).

Eligible areas

All of Ireland plus eligible regions of the UK, France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Switzerland.

Priority Axes

  • Innovation – Strengthening Research, Technological Development and Innovation;
  • Low Carbon – Supporting the Shift towards a Low-Carbon Economy in all Sectors;
  • Resource and Materials Efficiency – Protecting the Environment and Promoting Energy Efficiency

The programme operates a two-step application process.


Siobhán Rudden

Southern Regional Assembly, O’Connell St., Waterford.

Tel: 051 318109