Time: Tuesday 14 May 2024, 10.00-12.00 CET

Place: online via Teams

The goal of the event is to support the developers of the IBSR 3rd call proposals addressing the topic of climate change (Priority 3 Climate-neutral societies) to improve their applications especially in terms of the projects’ contribution to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) and their transnational relevance. In the event, EUSBSR policy area coordinators will present their priorities and potential ways of supporting the projects, and answer project developers’ questions related to the above topics.


10.00 Opening, Esa Kokkonen, EUSBSR Policy Area Innovation main coordinator, Director, The Baltic Institute of Finland

10.10 Interreg Baltic Sea Region and EUSBSR, and overview of the received project ideas focusing on climate-change, Hunter Reinhardt, Project Officer, Project Unit, Interreg Baltic Sea Region, Managing Authority/Joint Secretariat

10.30 Climate-related priorities of EUSBSR and project support from EUSBSR policy areas during preparation and implementation, EUSBSR Policy Area Coordinators (Transport, Energy, Innovation, Spatial Planning, Bioeconomy, Nutri)

11.20 Q&A

12.00 Closing

Link to the meeting (Teams).