Preparation of the next Programme 2014-2020
Porto welcomed the fifth meeting of the Working Group for the preparation of the next Programme 2014-2020. This meeting was attended by WG members and the consultants working on the preparation of the next Programme and ex ante evaluation. Ecorys presented the strategic analysis and diagnosis of the Atlantic Area, a preliminary SWOT analysis and a first approach to the definition of the OP strategy, based on the TO's proposed by Member States.
Closure of the fourth call for projects
The second phase of the fourth call for projects closed on September 27. 15 applications were submitted out of 16 selected by the Monitoring Committee in the first phase. These 15 applications cover the 5 Member States and all the priorities of the Programme, with a total ERDF requested of M€ 13, while an indicative ERDF amount of M€ 6 is available.
On November 26, the Programme Monitoring Committee will take a decision on projects approvals following the admissibility check and the assessment of projects based on the selection reports produced by Joint Technical Secretariat. Decisions on project applications are expected to be communicated by December 2013.