The RegioStars Awards 2020 is open for nominations! Is your project original, innovative and inspiring? Would you like to share your story with the rest of Europe? This could be your year to receive recognition for identifying good practices in regional development. Enter the competition and submit an application now!

You can apply in one of the five Award categories:

  • Industrial Transition for a smart Europe
  • Circular Economy for a Green Europe
  • Skills & education for a digital Europe
  • Citizens engagement for cohesive European Cities
  • Topic of the year 2020: Youth empowerment for cooperation across borders - 30 years of Interreg

To be eligible, the project needs to be fully implemented or sufficiently advanced in a way that it can demonstrate progress in the achievement of the original objectives.

Interreg Europe project pre-selection 

We encourage Interreg Europe projects to express their interest to participate. Interreg Europe can support up to 5 projects funded by the programme. Our managing authority will make the final decision on which project(s) to submit for the RegioStars 2020 awards.

In order to be considered for the nomination, please express your interest as soon as possible and by 31 March 2020 at the latest.

We will notify the selected project(s) in the beginning of April and provide an endorsement letter from the managing authority. The lead partner is responsible for the finalisation and submission of the final application. The online application platform is open until 9 May 2019.

The official RegioStars award ceremony will take place during the European Week of Regions and Cities in October 2020.

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