The First Call for Applications for the NPA 2014-2020 closed on 24th November. By the deadline, the Secretariat received a total of 20 applications.
After an admissibility check, the applications will enter the technical assessment procedure involving the Secretariat and Regional Advisory Groups in all 9 programme partner countries.
Eligible project applications will be presented to the Monitoring Committee for decisions on 10th February 2015.
The Second Call for Applications will be launched on 5th January with a deadline in April 2015. This call will again be an open call for all 4 priority axes. Decisions will be taken at the Monitoring Committee meeting in June. The Third Call is scheduled for the autumn, with a start date in August and a deadline in October, followed by decisions in December 2015.
Please note that a continuous call for preparatory projects will be launched as soon as the European Commission has formally approved the NPA 2014-2020. You can find guidance about the purpose and minimum requirements for preparatory projects in chapter 1.6 of the Programme Manual.