Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE improves capacities for regional development in innovation, carbon dioxide reduction, the protection of natural and cultural resources as well as transport and mobility. With our funding, we support transnational cooperation like yeast supports baking. We are the small but important ingredient that helps innovative yet isolated ideas grow: into jointly developed, tested and accepted solutions for a better central Europe.

We are currently funding 138 cooperation projects across central Europe. In total, around 246 million Euro from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) will be transferred to transnational partnerships in the coming years. The projects address shared regional challenges in the fields of innovation, low-carbon economy, environment, culture and transport.

The programme is well on track with planned activities and established targets, as was also concluded in the programme operational evaluation.

Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE 2021-27 

Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE has supported transnational cooperation in central Europe for more than 20 years. Now it is time to take our cooperation forward. Together with our partners and you we want to make sure that also in the next programming period we can continue to proudly say that: #cooperationiscentral for a better future. 

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Programme in Numbers


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for partners from Austria, Germany and Italy


for partners from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia

10 reasons FOR tAKING cooperation FORWARD 

We are celebrating

In 2020, we celebrate 30 years of Interreg and cooperation in all its shapes. As the second pillar of the Cohesion policy, Interreg is at the heart of the European spirit encouraging regions and countries to tackle challenges they can solve only by working together.

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