About the Programme

Greece and Italy, two neighbouring countries with a rich and common past, have more than 25 years of cooperation experience, starting from 1990 until now.

Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme is a European Territorial Cooperation Programme that aims to help public institutions and local stakeholders to develop cross-border projects and pilot actions and to create new policy, products and services, with the final goal to improve the citizens’ quality of life.
Strategically, the programme will enhance innovation in a number of fields such as blue growth, tourism and culture, agro food and cultural and creative industries.

Interreg V-A Greece-Italy Programme assists 3 types of beneficiaries:Public authorities: national, regional and local bodies governed by public law (as defined in Article 2(4) of Directive 2014/24/EU). This kind of bodies must:
be financed, for the most part, by the national, regional or local authorities, or other bodies governed by public law or be subject to management supervision by those bodies, or have an administrative, managerial or supervisory board, more than half of whose members are appointed by the national, regional or local authorities, or by other bodies governed by public law private organisations, non-profit organisations founded according to private law that respect the following conditions:they are not established with the goal to obtain profit they do not distribute profits to the shareholders they operate for at least one year before the launch of the specific call for proposals International organisations in compliance with article 43 of EC Delegated Regulation no. 1268/2012.

Regions Involved