Programme in short
The MED programme is a transnational programme of European territorial cooperation.It is financed by the European Union as an instrument of its regional policy and of its new programming period. It continues the tradition of the European programmes for cooperation (previously named Interreg). It takes place within the objective « European territorial cooperation » of the period 2007-2013.
With a budget of more than 250M€ (whose 193M€ of ERDF), the Programme will launch , until exhaustion of its ERDF envelope, calls for projects to build transnational partnerships aiming at meeting the priority objectives of the Programme in the Mediterranean space.
• To improve the area's competitiveness in a way that guarantees growth and employment for the next generations (Lisbon strategy).
• To promote territorial cohesion and environmental protection, according to the logic of sustainable development (Goteborg strategy).
Major stakes and programme priority axes
For more information, we invite you to consult the Programme reference documents: Programme brochure, Operationnal plan (OP) and Implementation guide, available for download on this page.
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The MED results' library includes a selection of first call projects final publications (projects approved in 2008). During the upcoming months, we will also integrate outputs of projects approved since the second call (starting from 2009)...