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Project implementation 2021-2027

Get help with your 2021-2027 Interreg Europe project.

Welcome to the help and guidance section devoted to 2021-2027 project implementation. The fields to the left allow you to consult resources based on the type of information you require.

Programme manual

The 2021-2027 programme manual is the main reference document for anyone interested in: 

  • How Interreg Europe works
  • How to apply for projects
  • How to benefit from the Policy Learning Platform's services
  • How to implement project activities and report them to us

Make sure you have the latest version.

Subsidy contract

The subsidy contract is the key document between a lead partner and Interreg Europe's managing authority. Download a copy of the contract for information only.

Project partnership agreement

A project partnership agreement is the key document between a lead partner and the other project partners, extending the arrangements of the subsidy contract to the level of each partner. Download a copy of the example partnership agreement template below.

Public procurement rules for EU candidate countries

Annex II of the financial agreement explains the public procurement rules for partners from EU candidate countries. Download a copy of the agreement template below.


Task assignment letter

The task assignment letter is used by Interreg Europe partners to declare the staff costs of the people working on the project.

Reporting fraud

The template is used by controllers to report potential or confirmed fraud. It is also available as appendix four in the programme manual.


For the period 2021-2027, the control of expenditure reported by partners is risk-based. The programme risk-based methodology is available here.

Download the Risk-based methodology

Make small adjustments to your budget during your project's lifetime. w

Watch the video on the 20% flexibility rule and read the programme manual section 5.3.7 ‘Changes to the project budget’.

Project web admins should use the following guidance documents to edit and write content for their project websites.

Download the guidance documents

Watch the tutorials

We have prepared a set of guidelines our projects need to follow to be in line with the programme's requirements on visibility and communication.

Watch the tutorials for project partners on using the Portal.

For an overview of the good practice validation process, we have prepared a brief guidance note for you.

Download the good practice validation guidance note

The guidance note is intended for lead partners and project web admins and takes you through the steps and aspects to keep in mind throughout the validation process. 

Webinars and tutorials

Browse through the tutorials and recordings of webinars on project implementation.

Upcoming events

See what events on project implementation are coming up.


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