Interreg V-B "Mediterranean (MED)" Programme 

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Financial information
Total OP budget:        275,905,320 €
Total EU contribution: 233,678,308 €

ERDF: 224,322,525 €
IPA:       9,355,783 €

57 regions from 10 EU member-states (France, Greece, Spain, Italy, Croatia, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal, Slovenia, United Kingdom-Gibraltar) and 3 IPA candidate states (Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro)

Main objectives

The overall objective of the MED Programme is to promote sustainable growth in the Mediterranean area by fostering innovative concepts and practices and a reasonable use of resources and by supporting social integration through an integrated and territorially based cooperation approach.

Funding priorities

  • Promoting Mediterranean innovation capacities to develop smart and sustainable growth

    • To increase transnational activity of innovative clusters and networks of key sectors of the MED area

  • Fostering low carbon strategies and energy efficiency in specific MED territories: cities, islands and remote areas

    • To raise capacity for better management of energy in public buildings at transnational level

    • To increase the share of renewable local energy sources in energy mix strategies and plans in MED territories

    • To increase capacity to use existing low carbon transport systems and multimodal connections among them

  • Protecting and promoting Mediterranean natural and cultural resources

    • To enhance the development of a sustainable and responsible coastal and maritime tourism in the MED area

    • To maintain biodiversity and natural ecosystems through strengthening the management and networking of protected areas

  • Enhancing Mediterranean governance

    • To support the process of developing multilateral coordination frameworks and strengthening the existing ones in the Mediterranean for joint responses to common challenges

Types of actions

  • Development of clusters and networks, development of models and tools, transfer of knowledge, awareness-raising and capitalisation activities

  • Strategy building, capacity building, awareness raising, training and changing practices; Feasibility studies and analyses, elaborating policy plans, services and tools; Possibility for small-scale investments and pilot projects

  • Analysis, studies, policy-planning and strategy development, but also on transfer of practices and policy implementing measures

  • Thematic concentration, consultation processes and studies, networks of public authorities to improve decision making processes and foster common views and strategies

Managing Authority of Interreg V-B "Mediterranean (MED)" Programme
Joint Secretariat
Les Docks, Atrium 10.3, floor 6
10, place de la Joliette, 13002 Marseille FRANCE
URL: http://interreg-med.eu/en/home/  
Tel.: (+334) 91575296, (+334) 91575133
e-mail: stc-med@regionpaca.fr   programme_med@regionpaca.fr  

National Contact Point for Greece:
URL: www.interreg.gr  
Tel.: (+30) 2310 469600
e-mail: msiropoulou@mou.gr  evidalis@mou.gr  


Last modification date: 30/03/2017