European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) is the goal of EU cohesion policy that aims to solve problems across borders and to jointly develop the potential of diverse territories.
ETC cooperation actions are supported by the European Regional Development Fund through three key components: cross-border cooperation, transnational cooperation and interregional cooperation.
In 2021-2027, Ireland will take part in seven ETC funding programmes:
Priorities will be specific to each programme but broad policy objectives across all ETC programmes include contributing to a:
Organisations join a transnational/ interregional partnership across a number of Member States from the programme’s eligible area to carry out project activities.
Find open calls for ETC Programmes.