Deadline: 24 April 2017
The Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office acting as the Managing Authority of the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic acting as the National Authority has announced the Call for B-Light Scheme Project Proposals in the frame of the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme.
The Beneficiary-Light Scheme is a development funding scheme for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) aimed on fostering operating linkages between SMEs operating on different sides of the border by supporting joint SME development projects in the Cooperation Programme with built-in special local project generation and mentoring mechanisms.
This Specific objective is targeted at better utilization of the regions endogenous natural and cultural potential in supporting the sustainable development of local economies; increase in social, economic and territorial cohesion by supporting joint cultural activities and activities concerning to nature preserving and protection; improving social, economic and territorial cohesion by supporting joint cultural and nature conservation activities; and increase in the number of visitors in the programme area.
The overall European Regional and Development Fund [ERDF] support for the B-Light Scheme (including the management costs devoted for the Lead Beneficiary and the Beneficiary as well as the actions implemented by the future B-light partners) within the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme is 10 000 000 EUR. The Monitoring Committee reserves the right not to award all available funds.
According to the legal status the following organizations are eligible to apply for present Call for the BLight Scheme project proposals:
- public authorities
- companies with a majority state ownership
- chambers of trade and industry
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
Eligible Countries: Slovakia and Hungary
For more information, please visit Call for B-Light Scheme Project Proposals.