European Structural and Investment Funds

Regional Policy is the EU’s main investment policy. The Regional Policy of the European Union aims at strengthening the economic, social and territorial coherence of the Community (cohesion). Its aim is to ensure the smooth development of the Community as a whole. The focus is on the creation of new jobs, the establishment of new enterprises, the competitiveness of companies, and sustainable development.

  • European Territorial Cooperation (Interreg)

    European Territorial Cooperation - ETC, also referred to as Interreg, is one of the two objectives of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the EU Cohesion Policy for the 2014-2020 period.

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  • Investments in growth and employment

    The European Fund for Regional Development (ERDF) supports the objective “Investments in Growth and Employment 2014-2020” (IGE) in all European regions, with a distinction to be drawn between “more developed”, “transition” and “less developed” regions.

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  • European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

    The European Fund for Regional Development (ERDF) aims to correct or reduce imbalances between its regions and to strengthen economic and social coherence in the European Union.

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  • European Structural and Investment Funds

    Regional support means supporting people directly in their regions to safeguard and enhance their quality of life. Every EU region and city may benefit from the EU Regional Policy. Especially less developed regions are strongly supported. Almost one third of the total EU budget of the 2014-2020 period - about EUR 352 billion – accounts for the Cohesion Policy.

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