Technical eligibility criteria
Eligible types of projects
The DSPF is designed to support 2 different types of projects:
A. The development of a future strategic project, which will be launched as a result of the DSPF project
B. The implementation of an entire strategic project
The elaboration of the sole preparation of a project application for a funding initiative / programme is not eligible within the DSPF.
Eligible project duration
The duration for all DSPF projects is planned to be 12 months.
Eligible project budget
The DSPF amount for each project is min. € 70.000,00 and max. € 100.000,00
The DSPF co-financing rate is max. 90 % and shall not be lower than 50%
The partner’s contribution must be provided by the Lead and/or Project Partners and cannot come from any other EU funding source.
Eligible Lead & Project Partners
Each DSPF project must be implemented by a project partnership consisting of:
The Lead or Project Partners must be:
Not eligible Lead Partners, Project Partners and Strategic Partners
Eligible countries & geographic area of project implementation
The Lead Partner must have its seat or legal competence in the Danube Region, Project or Strategic Partners can also come from the Adriatic and Ionian Region (Greece, Italy or Albania). The partnership must consist of organisations from at least 2 different countries.
Activities of the DSPF projects must be implemented in the Danube Region or Adriatic and Ionian Region.