29 May 2011

European funds for Mediterranean regions

European grant fund: "Cross-border cooperation in the Mediterranean"
DEADLINE: 14th July 2011 for concept note

AREAS OF INTERVENTION:


Priority 1. Promotion of socio-economic development and enhancement of territories
Agro-food: Definition of policies and promotion of pilot initiatives to support R&D, innovation and technology transfer, with particular attention to SMEs, and promotion of innovating SMEs clusters in the Agro-food industry


Sustainable Tourism: Definition of policies and promotion of pilot initiatives to support R&D, innovation and technology transfer, with particular attention to SMEs, and promotion of innovating SMEs clusters in the Sustainable tourism based on the preservation and enhancement of cultural and natural heritage


Integrated coastal zone management: Promotion of joint planning methodologies with regard to integrated coastal zone management including maritime safety


Priority 2. Promotion of environmental sustainability at the basin level
Waste treatment and recycling: Support to R&D, innovation and technology transfer, with particular attention to SMEs, in relation to Waste treatment and recycling


Water management with attention on:

- Quantity and quality of supply, with a focus on alternative water supplies and wastewater re-use and/or
- Efficient use of water resources, with a focus on agricultural use


Solar energy: Definition of policies and promotion of pilot initiatives to support R&D, innovation and technology transfer, with particular attention to SMEs, in the field of Solar energy


Please note that ONLY the following countries are eligible: Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia

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