Interreg V-A - Belgium-Germany-The Netherlands (Euregio Meuse-Rhin/Euregio Maas-Rijn/Euregio Maas-Rhein)

Territorial co-operation

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Programme description

Main objectives

The Euregio Meuse-Rhine border area covers the trilateral border between Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. The programme builds on the previous four "Interreg" programmes and it aims at furthering the integration of the border region. 

Funding priorities

The programme is structured around the following four priorities: 

  1. Strengthening cross-border cooperation in innovation
  2. Facilitating the creation of SME start-ups
  3. Promoting cooperation in education and training
  4. Furthering regional integration and institutional cooperation.

Some of the expected results

  • An increase of the share of innovating SMEs from 67 to 70%
  • An increase in the share of start-ups by 5%.
  • A reduction in early school leavers and bringing to a halt the increase of people at risk of social exclusion
  • Enhanced cross-border labour mobility.

Regions

  • Belgium
    • Limburg (B)
    • Liège
    • Luxembourg (B)
    • Namur
  • Germany
    • Köln
    • Trier
  • Netherlands
    • Limburg (Nl)

Funds

  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 96,000,250.00 €

Thematic priorities

  • TA - Technical Assistance
  • TO1 - Research and innovation
  • TO10 - Education and training
  • TO11 - Better public administration
  • TO3 - SMEs competitiveness
  • TO9 - Social inclusion

Financial information

Total OP budget: 140,434,645.00 €

Total EU contribution: 96,000,250.00 €

CCI number: 2014TC16RFCB001