The Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 finances result orientated cross-border cooperation projects in Estonia, Finland (incl Åland), Latvia and Sweden


Again, one great project from the 2014-2020 period is nearing its end. SME Aisle – aiming to boost the export of maritime clusters into new markets – is holding their final seminar on 26 April. During the seminar SME Aisle discusses their key activities, successes and shares their experiences. A look towards the future is also included.

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Every year, the European Commission awards those EU-funded projects, which demonstrate excellence and new approaches in regional development.

We at the Central Baltic Programme are thrilled to have endorsed two of our projects to the Regiostars Awards competition!
  • eMesai is developing a sustainable  cross-border cooperation model for ICT sector SMEs to increase export to Sub-Saharan Africa, India and UAE countries.
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We have added new information for implementing projects on the possibility to provide lunch in connection with e-meetings.

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue and 11 fifth call projects are now visible on our project database. Head over to get to know them!

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Project Baltic Loop lead partner, Turku University of Applied Sciences and project partner Åbo Akademi University organised last December a local kick-off seminar in Turku.

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Tuesday, 12 March, 2019
Central Baltic project SMART E67 received a significant acknowledgement from the NGO “Latvian design, building and construction council” who awarded 1st Prize in the new engineering structures of 2018 contest to SMART67 road ITS design and implementation.

Head over our project database to learn more about SMART67.

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Information about the SmartLog project – an Interreg Central Baltic programme project about logistics management – has been spread to 35 countries in Europe. That is the result from having gotten attention in the Assembly of the European Regions network, which is an organisation for 35 countries and 15 interregional organisations on regional development.
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Roadtrip project strikes again :-)

Thursday, 16 August, 2018
The Roadtrip project visited one more Central Baltic project! This time the project in question is Vomare, an Estonian and Finnish initiative through which volunteers developed a joint maritime rescue system to improve search and rescue services. It is very nice to see that, even though this project ended, the activities developped during its implementation are still ongoing.

Here the video in which the two Commission Roadtrippers, Luna and Achilleas, discover the project.
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Roadtrip project @LightsOn!

Wednesday, 8 August, 2018
The Roadtrip project, an EU initiative meant to introduce 8 young europeans to EU funded projects as well as beautiful places far from home, started their Baltic Route on 25.7. in Rovaniemi Finland. 

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At Central Baltic Programme we often rack our brains on how to get stories and results from our wonderful project picked up by media. I guess this is also something that projects themselves think about constantly. Sometimes the project topic hits the chord with the times and the potential results are just so special that it feels like that media attention happens by itself. Earlier this year the FinEst Link project had mayors and ministers attending and full Finnish and Estonian media attention for the whole morning. ... Read more