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Call: Interreg Upperrhine - general procedure

Type of Fund Structural Fund
Description of programme
"Interreg Upperrhine"

The cooperation programme Interreg V-A France - Germany - Switzerland (Rhin supérieur - Oberrhein) addresses the most important cross-border challenges linked to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy in the Upper Rhine region.

Strategically, within the axis "Smart Growth" the programme contributes to a strengthened cross-border regional innovation capacity as well as to an increased cooperation of small and medium-sized enterprises and research and development sector across borders.

At the same time, within the axis "Sustainable Growth", the programme foresees actions aiming at improving the protection of plant and animal species, reducing the environmental impact of the economic development and increasing the share of transport of people and goods with a lower environmental impact.

Within the axis "Inclusive growth" the programme envisages support for projects promoting cross-border employment and development of strategic economic sectors in the Upper Rhine region.

Finally, within the axis "Territorial cohesion" the programme plans actions targeting the development and improvement of cross-border public services and the enhancement of the identification of citizens with the Upper Rhine region.

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Interreg Upperrhine - general procedure
Description of call
"Interreg Upperrhine - general procedure"

Project proposals must address one of the following priorities:

  • Smart growth – making the Upper Rhine border area a region of knowledge and innovation that is competitive internationally.
  • Sustainable growth – promoting development that respects the environment, the economy and the mobility of the Upper Rhine border area.
  • Inclusive growth - promoting employment in the Upper Rhine border area.
  • Territorial Cohesion - promoting cross-border cooperation between administrations and citizens in the Upper Rhine border area.
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Thematic Focus Employment, Energy, European Citizenship, Research, Innovation, SME, Sustainability, Transport, Environment & biodiversity, Administration, Natural ressources, Regional development, Art and Culture, Tourism
Funding area France Est Alsace
Germany / Deutschland Baden-Württemberg Freiburg
Germany / Deutschland Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe
Germany / Deutschland Rheinland-Pfanz Rheinhessen-Pfalz
Origin of Applicant France Est Alsace
Germany / Deutschland Baden-Württemberg Freiburg
Germany / Deutschland Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe
Germany / Deutschland Rheinland-Pfanz Rheinhessen-Pfalz
Eligible applicants Education and Training Centres, Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Research Institution, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, University, Association, Public Services
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details

Min. 2 partners from 2 countries, including at least 1 partner from an EU Member State.

Call opens 01.01.2014
Call closes 31.12.2020
Recurring Call No
Further info

Max. project duration: 3 years.

The project must end on 30.06.2023 at the latest.

Type of Funding Grant
Financial details

Co-funding: 50 %

Amount: 40 000 € to 1,5 million € per project


First submission of a short bilingual project idea description via is an obligatory first step.

Contact Details

Alsace Region - Directory of the International and European relations
1 place Adrien Zeller
BP 91006 - 67070 Strasbourg Cedex

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