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Program key data
|Parent program||European Regional Development Fund|
|Link to the program||ipa-bgrs.mrrb.bg|
Content of program
INTERREG VI-A IPA Bulgaria-Serbia 2021-2027 is a cross-border cooperation programme with the aim to strengthen the territorial cohesion of the cross-border region Bulgaria-Serbia by providing framework support to local businesses for growth and expansion, for better performance in a greener and smarter competitive global market, supporting enterprises through direct production investments to increase productivity and support joint actions to prevent the risk of natural and man-made hazards through inter-institutional coordination for risk prevention and rapid response management, harmonization of procedures and approaches, and preparation of citizens for disaster response.
The following prioritiy objectives and specific objectives have been developed within the programme:
The programme proposes the following types of measures (non-exhaustive):
P1: Competitive border region
P2: Integrated development of border region
P3: A more resilient border region
|Regions / countries for funding||Bulgaria (България ), Serbia (Srbija/Сpбија)|
|Public Body (national, regional and local; incl. EGTCs), Education and training institution, International organization, Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) / Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Research Institution incl. University|
Projects shall involve at least one Applicant from Bulgaria and one from Serbia.
In order to be eligible, projects must contribute to at least three out of the following four cooperation criteria.
|other eligibility criteria|
The Bulgaria – Serbia cross-border (CB) area is located in South East Europe and covers 13 NUTS III regions or equivalents, namely:
|Topics||Administration & Governance, Institutional Capacity & Cooperation, Agriculture & Forestry, Fishery, Food, Soil quality, Air Quality, Biodiversity & Environment, Climate & Climate Change, Water quality & management, Arts & Culture, Cultural Heritage, Tourism, Circular Economy, Natural Resources, Competitiveness of Enterprises, Employment/Labour Market, SME & entrepreneurship, Digitalisation, Digital Society, ICT, Disaster Prevention, Resilience, Risk Management, Education & Training, Children & Youth, Media, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy , Equal Rights, Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Social Inclusion, Health, Social Services, Sports, Mobility & Transport, Rural & Urban Development/Planning|
|Relevance for EU Macro-Region||EUSAIR - EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region, EUSDR - EU Strategy for the Danube Region|
|UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs)|
|Program documents|| Interreg Bulgaria-Serbia 2021-2027 programme (306kB)
|Contact||Interreg BG-RS Joint Secretariat |
15.06.2023 - 15.08.2023