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Possibility of financing a tour to partners

The Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic – the National Focal Point for the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 announced the first Open Call  for submission of grant applications for bilateral initiatives within the framework of EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021. The total amount available for the 1st Open Call is 250 000 EUR (6 406 000 CZK).

The range of activities eligible for support under the Fund is broad, including any initiatives leading to strengthening bilateral relations, enhancing cooperation and improving mutual knowledge and understanding between the Czech Republic and the Donor states, provided that both the final beneficiary and the partner(s) are actively involved in planning of the initiative and its implementation.

Examples of activities that can be carried out under the Fund:

  • workshops, meetings, visits and conferences, seminars on topics of common interest;
  • study tours and visits to the Donor States and/or to the Czech Republic;
  • capacity building and short term training;
  • data collection, reports, studies and publications;
  • campaigns, exhibitions and promotional material;
  • technical cooperation and exchange of experts;
  • secondments and internships.

This list is non-exhaustive and is meant just as an example of possible activities. Generally, the activities shall have a clear bilateral profile and serve the purpose of strengthening bilateral relations between the Donor states and the Czech Republic. Initiatives may not generate a profit. If an initiative generates income as a part of its operation, the use of this income shall be described in the Grant application. The maximum grant amount is 50 000 EUR (1 281 200 CZK); no minimum grant amount is set.

Applications may be submitted continuously from the date of the announcement of the Open Call until 30 August 2019 or until its total allocation is used. All applications shall be prepared in English and submitted exclusively on-line via IT system CEDR.

See more information about this bilateral call HERE.

Use the Partner Search Database for EEA and Norway Grants, if you do not have any project partner yet. The database is managed by the Research Council of Norway, a donor programme partner of Research Programme. Find the database HERE.