Prague Growth Pole - ERDF/ESF

Programme description

Main objectives

The Programme aims to boost economic growth in the region of Prague and contribute to achieving the Europe 2020 targets for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. EU funding will be targeted on strenghtening research, technological development and innovation, on sustainable urban mobility and energy savings in public buildings, and on promoting social inclusion and better quality of education.

Funding priorities

The Programme will focus on four main priorities:

  • Strengthening research, technological development and innovation
  • Sustainable mobility and energy savings
  • Promoting social inclusion and combating poverty
  • Education and learning and the promoting employment

Expected impacts

  • 5 % higher business investments in public R&D institutions
  • 300 SMEs will be supported
  • 1,500 new places in Park and Ride parkings enhancing the attractiveness of public transport
  • Support to 112 facilities providing social services and 30 entreprises providing community-based activities.
  • 13 % increase of share of 3 years old children in pre-school facilities
  • Increasing the provision and quality of childcare and education facilities in the city: more than 3,000 newly created jobs in childcare and educational facilities will be provided.
  • Almost 33,000 of people will be supported under the OP from ESF

Programme text

Operačního programu Praha - pól růstu ČR


Hlavní město Praha


ERDF: 153,611,659.00 €

ESF: 47,978,445.00 €

Thematic priorities

TA - Technical Assistance

TO1 - Research and innovation

TO10 - Education and training

TO4 - Low-carbon economy

TO8 - Employment and labour market

TO9 - Social inclusion

Financial information

Total OP budget: 403,180,208.00 €

Total EU contribution: 201,590,104.00 €

Managing Authority

Odbor fondů EU - Magistrát hlavního města Prahy

Jungmannova 35/29

111 21 Praha 1


Head of unit

PhDr. Jan Hauser

CCI number: 2014CZ16M2OP001