Interreg V-A - Italy-Austria


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Programme description

Main objectives

The cooperation programme addresses the most important cross-border challenges in the Italian-Austrian border region by focusing on the development potentials. The region is characterised by its mountainous border.

Funding priorities

The Programme will focus on four main priorities:

  • Research and innovation
  • Nature and culture
  • Institutions
  • Community-led local development (CLLD)

Expected impacts

  • Increased cross-border cooperation between research institutes and strenghthening the cross-border clustering of companies;
  • Protecting the common natural and cultural heritage to increase the touristic attractiveness and thus the number of visitors to the region;
  • Enhanced institutional cooperation to achieve higher levels of regional integration and cross-border coordination in sectors such as civil protection and risk prevention, public security and rescue services, public transport, eduction, health and social work;
  • Improved local governance by involving local actors through a buttom-up approach in the development of cross-border CLLD regions.


  • Austria
    • Kärnten
    • Salzburg
    • Tirol
  • Italy
    • Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano
    • Veneto
    • Friuli-Venezia Giulia


  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 82,238,866.00 €

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Financial information

Total OP budget: 98,380,352.00 €

Total EU contribution: 82,238,866.00 €

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CCI number: 2014TC16RFCB052