The aim of this program is the sustainable and intelligent development of regional cooperation areas in order to strengthen the international competitiveness of their stakeholders.
Activities must contribute to the competitiveness and territorial cohesion of the participating regions, be sufficiently relevant to them and provide examples of solutions, i.e. with regard to their transferability.
Participation requirements are usually at least three partners from three countries, two of them from EU member states.
In addition to research institutions and universities, authorities, associations, SMEs, other private organizations and non-governmental organizations are eligible to apply.
Eligible measures include, for example, feasibility studies, recommendations for action, spatial development strategies, and the development of competence, knowledge and technology transfer.
Applications are possible in the following cooperation areas in which Baden-Württemberg participates: