UzhNU is preparing project proposals for Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020 program. Join!
A meeting with the representatives of the faculties of UzhNU on drafting project proposals for participation in the Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020 cross-border cooperation program was held on Thursday, February 1st, 2018. The meeting was initiated by the Center for Innovation and Development and chaired by the Vice-rector for academic policy and research of UzhNU Myroslava Lendel. The EU-funded program covers 4 regions of Ukraine (Transcarpathian, Ivano-Frankivsk, Odesa, and Chernivtsi) and 5 counties of Romania (Suceava, Botosani, Satu-Mare, Maramures, Tulcea).
At the end of last year, the Ministry for Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds of Romania, acting as a governing body, announced two calls for proposals under this program. The first one is for HARD project proposals (with an infrastructure component with the minimum budget of 1 million €) and with a total financial support of 19,100,000 €. The second one is for SOFT project proposals (with or without an infrastructure component with the budget under 1 million € and a total financial support of 17,000,000 €.
Uzhhorod National University, having close contacts with the universities of Romania and previous successful experience of implementing cross-border projects, counts on the support of the donors of this operational program.
It is important to note that the project proposals accepted for consideration involve the joint participation of at least two partners (one from Ukraine and another one from Romania), however, there can be more partners - maximum 4.
Project proposals submitted to the competition must meet the following thematic objectives and program priorities:
- support of education, research, technological development and innovation (priorities - inter-agency cooperation in education with the intention of expanding access to education and quality of education; as well as promotion and support of research and innovation);
- promotion of local culture and preservation of historical heritage;
- improving access to the regions, developing transport and communication networks and systems (priority is the development of cross-border transport infrastructure and information and communication technologies);
- common challenges in the area of security and defense (the priorities are the support for the development of medical services and access to health care; support for joint measures for the prevention of natural disasters and disasters caused by human activities; and support for joint measures in emergencies; prevention and combating of organized crime and cooperation of police).
The deadline for submission of project proposals online is May 3, 2018, 16.00.