Interreg Sweden-Norway program

The program’s overall aim and objective is, through cross-border cooperation, to create the best conditions for an economically strong region with an attractive living environment.

The program’s aim is that through cross-border cooperation tackle common challenges identified in the border region and to utilize the unused potential. By the removal of border barriers and make use of the border region’s collective resources we aim to connect regions across the border.

The program has the following priorities for 2014-2020:

  • Innovative environments
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Natural and cultural heritage
  • Sustainable transportation
  • Employment

The program has a budget of 73 million euros in aid funds (EU funds 47 million euros, Norwegian IR Midler 26 million euros). Total along with other Swedish and Norwegian co-financing program approximately 146 million euro.

Applications are made twice a year. Pilot studies can bee applied for ongoing.

The program language is Norwegian or Swedish. Applications shall be made in any of the languages, or in a combination of the two languages.


For advice, contact the secretariat in Sweden or Norway.

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