The recommended number of partners involved in each project partnership is between 4 and 8 partners.
2 partners may also form an eligible partnership, as long as they are one from a Member State and one from a partner country.
More than 8 partners may also be eligible, but the Applicant should always keep in mind the difficulty of managing a partnership with so many partners.
Please note that additional 5 points shall be awarded to the joint Actions that have at least 3 partners coming from 3 of the following countries: Armenia, Georgia, R. Moldova, Ukraine and Turkey.
DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) and The Joint Research Centre, in cooperation with DG Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO), are organising the Workshop “Smart Specialisation for Sustainable Blue Economy” on 6 July 2021, at 09.00 – 12.45 CET.
The training sessions are organised by the programme management structures and are aiming to enhance capacity of beneficiaries to collect, consolidate and report the progress achieved by the projects.
The first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee – body responsible for the preparation of the Interreg NEXT (Neighbourhood External) Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 – was held on the 29th of January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The eligible participating countries of the new Programme involves ten states from the Black Sea Basin: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.