Call for Horizontal projects, full application phase now open!

The full application phase of the first call for Horizontal project proposals is open, as of today 3rd May 2016, 15.00 (Paris time) until 24th June 2016, 15.00 (Paris time).

The second phase is open to programme priority axes 1, 2 and 3 and their specific objectives. Project proposals must focus on only one programme specific objective, or only one sub-theme in the case of the priority axis 1.

For a detailed description of contents of programme specific objectives and the horizontal projects modalities, including information on possible actions, beneficiaries and target groups, please refer to section 2 of the Interreg MED Cooperation Programme adopted by the European Commission on 2nd June 2015 and to the relevant Terms of Reference.

Please note that:

  • Only the Horizontal projects that have successfully passed the first assessment phase, following the decision of the Steering Committee held in Zagreb on 5th April 2016, are entitled to submit a full project proposal;
  • The full project proposal must be finalised and validated using the online Interreg MED Programme tool Synergie CTE before the set deadline. The full application form will not be accessible anymore after  15.00 (Paris time), 24th June 2016;
  • The applicants have one additional week to upload all compulsory annexes to Synergie CTE. The uploading must be completed at the latest by 1st July 2016, at 15.00 (Paris time).

The applicants are invited to read carefully sections 2.2 and 3.1.2 of the Programme Manual to learn more about the modalities of the submission procedure. Failure to comply with the set procedure will entail the non-eligibility of your proposal.

To this extent please note that a new eligibility grid approved by the Programme Monitoring Committee held in Zagreb on 6th and 7th April 2016 will apply. The new eligibility grid defines simplified criteria, it can be found in the section 3.3.1 of the Programme Manual.

A specific Synergie CTE guide dedicated to the second phase of the Horizontal project call is available online to facilitate the drafting of your proposal in the monitoring tool.

In order to avoid any delay in the submission of the full project proposal, the Interreg MED Programme Joint Secretariat invites all applicants to start filling in the application form on Synergie CTE and to initiate the signature process of the compulsory annexes as soon as possible.

For further information, you can contact the national contact point representatives (contact details) as well as the Joint Secretariat ( /