A special networking area will be available for participants during the afternoon. You can join networking sessions, meet and discuss with the joint secretariat or introduce your own topic and gather a group of potential partners to develop it further. Networking will be available in parallel to the workshops.



10:00 - 10:30

Registration and coffee

10:30 - 10:40

Welcome and introduction

10:40 - 11:10

Interregional cooperation for better policy

The role of interregional cooperation in the context of the EU cohesion policy

11:10 - 12:00

Interreg Europe – key features and general overview

The programme, the projects, and the Policy Learning Platform
Information about the fourth call for project proposals
Assistance available to applicants

12:00 - 13:30


13:30 - 14:15

Building your partnership

How to find the right partners and the right focus?

14:15 - 15:15

Tips for developing your project

How to design the project methodology?
How to plan your budget and project management?
How to develop your communication strategy?

15:15 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 16:30

Taking the last step and making it happen

Submitting your application
Overview of the evaluation process
How to avoid the most common pitfalls? 

16:30 - 16:45


Summary of the day and final tips for interregional cooperation

16:45 - 18:00

Networking cocktail

Research and innovation SME competitiveness Low-carbon economy Environment and resource efficiency