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Programm: Interreg Saxony – Czech Republic

Interreg Saxony – Czech Republic
Acronym SN-CZ
Type of Fund Structural Fund
Description of programme
"Interreg Saxony – Czech Republic"

The Cooperation programme addresses some of the important cross-border challenges which are linked to the implementation of Europe 2020 in the German-Czech border region. Cross-border cooperation projects can be implemented within the framework of four thematic focus points (priority axes):

  • Adaptation to climate change , risk prevention and risk management
  • Maintaining and protecting the environment and forwarding ressource efficiency
  • Investing in eductation, vocational and professional training for competence and life-long learning
  • Improving the capacities of public bodies and stakeholders and an efficient public administration

Programme languages are German and Czech.

Link Link to Programme
Thematic Focus Education, Capacity Building, Disaster Prevention, Climate, Sustainability, Environment & biodiversity, Administration, Regional development, Energy
Danube Region
Origin of Applicant of programme
Interreg Saxony – Czech Republic
Germany / Deutschland Sachsen Dresden Bautzen
Czech Republic / Česká Republika Česká Republika Severovýchod
Czech Republic / Česká Republika Česká Republika Severozápad
Germany / Deutschland Thüringen Thüringen Greiz
Germany / Deutschland Sachsen Dresden Görlitz
Germany / Deutschland Sachsen Dresden Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge
Germany / Deutschland Sachsen Dresden Dresden, Kreisfreie Stadt
Germany / Deutschland Sachsen Chemnitz
Germany / Deutschland Thüringen Thüringen Saale-Orla-Kreis
Project Partner Yes
Project Partner Details

Prerequisites for the funding are amongst others:

  • The cooperation consists of at least one partner from the German project area and one partner from the Czech project area that work jointly and fulfill at least three of the four criteria of cross-border cooperation (joint planning, joint implementation, financing and/or joint personnel).
  • One German or Czech partner assumes the full responsibility for the proper implementation of the project on a level of content, administration and finance (lead partner principle).
  • The project operates within the programme area.
  • In exceptional cases, trilateral projects that include a Polish cooperational partner will be granted funding.
Financial details Total budget: 189,274,570 €
Total EU contribution: 157,967,067 €

The maximum quota amounts to 85% of all of eligible costs. The funding follows the principles of reimbursement. The funding is accorded as an earmarked and non-refundable grant (principle of co-financing). The requested amount for each project must amount to a minimum of 15 000 €.
Contact Details

Saxon Ministry for the Environment and Agriculture
Archivstraße 1
01097 Dresden
+49 351 564-2250

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