Śląskie Voivodeship - ERDF/ESF

Programme description

Main Objectives

The objective of this multi-fund ERDF/ESF Operational Programme (OP) is to increase the competitiveness of the region, ensuring in parallel the improvement of the living conditions of its inhabitants.

Funding Priorities

The programme provides for support on all 10 thematic objectives, but it will concentrate its resources mainly on support to research and innovation, support to SMEs, shift to a low-carbon economy, energy efficiency and transport infrastructure. The European Social Fund will focus mostly on employment, workers' mobility, and adaptability of enterprises to change.

Expected Impact

  • Increase enterprises' R&D expenditure
  • Increase SME innovation
  • Decrease annual primary energy consumption of public buildings
  • Build 230 new environmentally friendly rolling stock for urban public transport
  • Establish 62 new multi-modal urban centres (such as Park & Ride or Bike & Ride)
  • Annual decrease of green-house gas emissions
  • 96,426 [t/year] new waste recycling capacity
  • 267 km of new sewage network pipelines
  • 90 km of modernized railways and 100 km of tramway lines
  • Support almost 50,000 unemployed people in searching for a job or upgrading their skills
  • Create around 4,500 new places in crèches

Programme text

RPO Województwa Śląskiego na lata 2014-2020




ERDF: 2,498,891,499.00 €

ESF: 978,045,635.00 €

Thematic priorities

TA - Technical Assistance

TO1 - Research and innovation

TO10 - Education and training

TO2 - Information and communication technologies

TO3 - SMEs competitiveness

TO4 - Low-carbon economy

TO5 - Climate change and risk prevention

TO6 - Environment and resource efficiency

TO7 - Transport and energy networks

TO8 - Employment and labour market

TO9 - Social inclusion

Financial information

Total OP budget: 4,090,514,283.00 €

Total EU contribution: 3,476,937,134.00 €

Managing Authority

Zarząd Województwa Śląskiego

Ul. Ligonia 46

40-037 Katowice

+48 32 207 82 90



Head of unit

CCI number: 2014PL16M2OP012