One of the most effective and promising methods to find partner organisations for an international project is the project search. Using various online search engines, it is possible to search for EU projects that have already been completed, to narrow down their topics and to find out which organisations are involved. In a further search, the individual organisations can be narrowed down via their websites, EPALE, etc., and then finally contacted and inquired about. In this way, professional and experienced project partners can be found, as they have already completed international cooperation projects.
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The Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme is a financing instrument at EU level to promote a high level of quality and sustainable employment, guaranteeing adequate and decent social protection, combating social exclusion and poverty and improving working conditions.
Horizon Europe is an ambitious €100 billion research and innovation programme to succeed Horizon 2020.
Horizon Europe will support European partnerships with EU countries, the private sector, foundations and other stakeholders. The aim is to deliver on global challenges and industrial modernisation through concerted research and innovation efforts.
It is divided into three pillars:
- Excellent Science
- Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness
- Innovative Europe
The European Cluster Collaboration Platform (ECCP) is a service facility aiming to provide cluster organisations with modern tools.
The services include:
- a dynamic mapping of over 1000 profiled cluster organisations worldwide
- the largest information hub for clusters offering latest news/events/open calls to a broad community
- matchmaking events supporting the development of cooperation between clusters in Europe and beyond
- a database on regional, national, international and sectoral cluster networks
- detailed information on the European Strategic Cluster Partnerships
- a partner search facility, where cluster organisations can exchange their offers and demands
- dedicated pages supporting international cooperation including profiles of selected countries of strategic interest and related European international support services
- a database of profiled cluster-related projects developed under various European programmes.
A specific section of keep.eu cotaining extensive information on individual programmes (partners on the map, projects, objectives, indicators, etc.).
A specific section of keep.eu to look for partners and register to contact potential partners or to build your own profile. Results of searches are in alphabetical order of partners' names.
keep.eu is a reliable source of data on INTERREG, INTERREG-IPA AND ENPI/ENI CROSS-BORDER
Visegrad Fund supports a diverse range of activities in all areas of life. From small cross-border projects that strive to improve mutual understanding in the border areas to multilateral initiatives. Projects must develop cooperation and active participation of organizations from at least 3 V4 countries (Poland, Czech Republik, Hungary and Slovakia) or organizations from 3 V4 countries and at least 1 organization from Western or Eastern Balkan countries (Visegrad+ Grants).
The EEA and Norway Grants are funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The Grants have two goals – to contribute to a more equal Europe, both socially and economically – and to strengthen the relations between Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, and the 15 beneficiary countries in Europe ( Poland, Croatia, Bulgaria, Portugal, Estonia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Hungary, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia)
The EEA and Norway Grants support several programmes. List of the programmes: https://eeagrants.org/topics-programmes
The Alpine Space programme is a European transnational cooperation programme for the Alpine region. It provides a framework to facilitate the cooperation between economic, social and environmental key players in seven Alpine countries, as well as between various institutional levels such as: academia, administration, business and innovation sector, and policy making.
Four of these thematic fields, called priorities, have been identified for the 2014–2020 period:
Priority 1: Innovative Alpine Space
Priority 2: Low Carbon Alpine Space
Priority 3: Liveable Alpine Space
Priority 4: Well-Governed Alpine Space
The cooperation area of the Alpine Space programme covers the Alps and their surrounding lowlands, connecting very distinct regions, such as the French Rhone Valley with the Slovenian Adriatic coast, and the metropolitan area of Milan with the Bavarian foothills.
The programming process for the Alpine Space programme 2021-2027 has officially started.