The first call for the Interreg Baltic Sea Region seed money is open

The first call of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region for seed money applications was launched on 21 September 2016. Interested applicants are welcome to submit their applications until the 28 October 2016.

Since 2016 seed money as a funding is provided by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme. It supports the preparation of projects in line with the Action Plan of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR). With seed money support projects can be prepared for any funding source available in the region. The seed money application procedure consists of two steps. More information on the call, required documentation and steps you will find on the Interreg Baltic Sea Region website


28 projects approved to implement the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

The forth and the last project approval of the EUSBSR Seed Money Facility was closed on 18 February 2016 resulting in 28 new seed money projects.

Almost 130 partners from all around the Baltic Sea will contribute to developing project ideas within the newly approved projects. The seed money projects will start within the upcoming months and have the goal to compile concepts for full-scale international projects within one year.

Altogether, the Seed Money Facility has funded 97 projects covering all Policy Areas (PA) and Horizontal Actions (HA) within the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

This was the last call for applications organised within the framework of the EUSBSR Seed Money Facility. Starting from the 2nd half of 2016, seed money support will be provided by Interreg Baltic Sea Region.

For further details please check the Programme website (

In the Programme Manual (, you will find a separate chapter on seed money.


Fourth seed money call closed, 50 projects applied

The EUSBSR Seed Money Facility received 50 applications. Available funds allow support to approximately 28 projects.

The fourth call for seed money applications is closed. The Seed Money Facility has received 50 applications. 45 applications met the minimum technical criteria and will be assessed. The projects cover twelve policy areas and two horizontal actions. The applicants request in total 1.8 million EUR funding. More than half of the projects are led by German and Finnish lead applicants.
During January-February 2016 the Seed Money Committee will decide which projects are to receive funding. The available funds will allow supporting approximately 28 projects. The next EUSBSR seed money call will take place in the frame of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region.