OP Technical Assistance


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Programme description

Main objectives

The OP will contribute to promoting the management and efficiency of the ESI Funds in order to ensure a consistent development and internal cohesion, as well as the contribution to the achievement of the key EU and national development goals:

Funding priorities

The Programme will focus on 4 main priorities:

  1. Ensure efficient functioning of coordination, management and monitoring systems
  2. Ensure the institutional capacity of the bodies involved in the governance of the funds
  3. Information and communication related to the management of the Funds
  4. Audit and control

Expected impacts

  • Ensure the fulfilment of the n+3 rule for all the Operational Programmes;.
  • Reduce the average time of reimbursement to the beneficiaries to ten days;
  • Ensure that the error rate related to audit remains below 2%;
  • increase the degree of interest of citizens in matters relating to the ESI Funds


  • Portugal


  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 234,200,000.00 €

Thematic priorities

Financial information

Total OP budget: 284,879,264.00 €

Total EU contribution: 234,200,000.00 €

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CCI number: 2014PT16RFTA001