From today until 15 April, regions can submit their applications online for the RegioStars Awards, which honour each year Europe's most inspiring and innovating projects supported by Cohesion Policy funds.
This year the jury will select an EU-funded project in each of the following five categories:
Cat. 1 Smart Growth: Emerging opportunities in the global economy
Cat. 2 Sustainable Growth: Circular Economy
Cat. 3 Inclusive Growth: Integrated living – building inclusive and non-segregated communities
Cat. 4 CityStar: Innovative solutions for sustainable urban development
Cat. 5 Effective management: Making a difference by managing differently
The winners will be announced during the RegioStars Award ceremony, which will take place on 11 October, during the 2016 European Week of Regions and Cities.
More information on the RegioStars Awards 2016