The initiative "DigiKids 0-3: use of devices with screens by children up to 3 years old: The prospects and practices", financed by the Bilateral Relations Fund, ended in December. Find out the results and recommendations of the study carried out in Portugal.
National Statistics System on Gender Equality website
The iREC project consists of the implementation of a pilot project that encourages citizens to return beverage packages to one of 10 machines distributed in the municipality of Cascais.
Registrations for the B-Learning Course: "Promoting Women's Political and Civic Participation", of the project Participo!, are open until January 31st.
The Billig initiative was a project which had an impact on a network of researchers that went far beyond the initial teams and that contributed to the areas of Computational Linguistics, Literature, History and Digital Humanities in general
To conclude the exhibition Our Land Is the Sea public program, this session will combine two presentations in a conversation about codfish.
On November 26, the Environment Programme challenged its Project Promoters to submit a proposal for a representative image of their Project.
The Kick-Off Meeting of the Atlantic Observatory Project took place on December the 11th.
Today, at the Secretary General for Environment, projects from the Environment Program financed by the EEA Grants were presented, dedicated to the theme: Projects to strengthen adaptation to climate change at the local level.
On December 21st, a presentation event for Projects of Local Adaptation of the EEA Grants Environment Programme will be held via streaming, at the premises of Secretary General of Environment.
"The social and economic benefits of equal pay for women and men" disclose first results.
Project (Re) Design Affections aims to involve all of society to value the importance of eliminating gender inequalities.
Closing event of the Bilateral Initiative Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas”
The online event takes place on December 16, 2020, from 10h30-13h00.
On December 3, CIMBAL presented the project financed by the EEA Grants Environment Program, “(De) Construct for the Circular Economy”.
Disclosure of the main results of the Fertility Survey 2019 already available.
The Circular EcoBIM project aims to create a set of BIM based tools to enable a circular construction model.
A debate dedicated to the civic and political participation of women today.
Public Presentation Session of Project Participo!
ADICE's cycle of online workshops on gender equality continues.
As of today it’s easier and more affordable to recycle beverage bottles in Lisbon. The Portuguese capital now has 11 more automatic return machines, installed in the stores of APED associates such as Continente, Pingo Doce, Lidl Portugal, Auchan Retail Portugal and El Corte Inglés, and also at the Municipal Market of Benfica.
The Fishing The Plastic project, promoted by Business as Nature in partnership with the Municipality of Ovar and financed by the Environment Programme of the EEA Grants, includes initiatives aimed at women in the fishing community. The contest “Redes nas Redes” will run between December and May 2021.
The RefillH20 Project was presented at the 2nd Sustainable Campus Conference 2020 (CCS2020) organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar. This project aims to drastically reduce, in the six IPVC schools, their bars, canteens and academic residences, the sale of water bottles in plastic packaging, thus promoting the application of the principles of circular economy, by reducing the use of plastic materials and the respective production of waste.
Junta Freguesia Benfica moves forward with a prevention project for children and young people and promoting non-violent masculinities.
DATE CHANGE: Public Presentation Session of the Project "Affection Workshop - Educating in Equality" | December 03, 2020 |
The project on promoting gender equality will be presented on December 03 via zoom.
The commitment to 5 fundamental points.
Project launched under projects to improve protection of victims of violence against women and domestic violence.
The video of the webinar on Call#5 – Education, held on November 18th 2020, is now available.
The project on promoting gender equality will be presented on November 30 via zoom.
Presentation event of the CirMat projet (CIRcular aggregates for sustainable road and building MATerials)
CirMat - CIRcular aggregates for sustainable road and building MATerials, a project that contributes to the development of innovative materials according to the principles of Circular Economy, will be presented on November 24th via streaming
The E-Redes project is a pilot study promoted by the Municipality, in partnership with the municipal company Esposende Ambiente, the University of Minho and the Environmental Association - Rio Neiva, which aims at implementing a pilot study in the Marine Protected Area of the Northern Littoral Marine Park, were degradable gillnets and trammel nets will be provided to the fishing community in an unprecedented pilot test.
Project Promova's "Impact" module concludes its three days.
The Sustainable Value project comprises a service with a strong capacity for penetration and acceptance in the market associated with sustainable construction and circular economy
“Há Rio E Mar, Há Lixo Para Transformar” was publicly presented on June 19, on an event presenting the Prevention and Awareness Raising projects for the reduction of marine litter, at the Cruise Terminal of the Port of Leixões
CIEG launches three days of reflection and best practice sharing in the promotion of Gender Equality.
Portugal and Norway together in an Education Webinar
Three days of leadership and governance in a context of transformation and unpredictability.
The 1st Online Meeting between the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon (MAL) and the EEA Grants Portugal took place on November the 6th
The Metropolitan Area of Lisbon (AML) and EEA Grants Portugal organized an online meeting last November 6th to present funding opportunities.
Last Wednesday, November 4, the first of nine campaigns for the collection, quantification and classification of discarded marine litter on the coast of Esposende began, one of several actions to be carried out under the E-REDES project.
November 18th | 15h30 (GMT)
The Environment Programme was present at the clarification session, which took place online due to the conditions caused by the pandemic covid-19, where the present financing opportunities were presented.
Five projects approved under Small Grant Scheme #2 signed and ready to launch.
Cycle of workshops for parents/legal guardians of the Alfena School Group begins this November.
Six projects approved under Open Call #5 signed and ready to launch.
Online event marked the launch of the ViViDo project.
System for assessing the value of work and pay and development of instruments for measuring gender inequalities in work organizations
The two projects approved under Open Call #1 will launch this quarter.
Project Cávado + Igual presented at the national award ceremony “Living in Equality”.
The video of the webinar on Call 4 – Research, held on October 15th 2020, is now available.
€11.5 million will be available for transnational projects combatting youth unemployment in Europe under the Fund for Youth Employment.
Development of building components applied in modular construction, incorporating Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW) and slag.
CirMat - CIRcular aggregates for sustainable road and building MATerials - project, promoted by the construction company DST SA, was one of the projects selected by the Secretary General for Environment, within the scope of the competition to promote the circular economy in construction, under the EEA Grants Environment Programme.
Concexec, LNEC and Cluster Habitat, in partnership with the Norwegian Laboratory RISE, implement a project to promote Circular Economy in the construction sector by reducing materials and waste production.
The first equipment planned to enhance the Project's laboratory capacity is already in use.
The project is financed by the EEA Grants financial mechanism and results from the cooperation between the Azorean Government, through the Regional Laboratory of Civil Engineering (LREC), Fibrenamics Azores, through the Advanced Products Materials Innovation Center (CIMPA), and the Icelandic company ReSource International.
The innovative project promoted by IGOT within the scope of the EEA Grants is officially presented on the 21st of October.
October 15th | 15h00
CESIS launches project in the scope of studies on the economic impact of inequalities between women and men.
Projects to improve protection of victims of violence against women and domestic violence have the green light
Three projects approved under Open Call #4 signed and ready to launch.
The video of the webinar on Call 4 – Research and Call 5 – Education, held on september 29th 2020, is now available.
At the Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020, there was a presentation of projects from the Environment Programme financed by the EEA Grants, dedicated to the theme: Increased application of the Circular Economy principles in the Construction sector.
ADICE project on prevention for children and young people and promoting non-violent masculinities.
Topics such as politics, macroeconomics, digital transformation, corporate governance, among others in debate.
On the 23rd, the morning part of the Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2020 event will be dedicated to the Circular Economy theme: Increased application of circular economy principles in the Construction sector, with presentation of projects financed by the EEA Grants.
Isabel Vaz, CEO of Luz Saúde Group, highlights the importance of diversity in the leadership of companies during the 1st training module of Project Promova.
This project consists of a series of five livestreaming conversations on the Facebook of Corações Com Coroa, around the importance of Walking, in a city that should embrace us.
National Roadmap For Adaptation 2100: Portuguese Territorial Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment For Xxi Century (RNA 2100)
The project National Roadmap for Adaptation 2100 – Portuguese Territorial Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment for XXI Century (RNA 2100) has the objective to estimate the economic sectors costs to adapt to expected 2100 Climate Changes impacts.
In view of the urgent measures to contain Covid-19 Pandemic, the Environment Programme announces that the deadline for submitting applications to the Call#4 has been extended.
The Fishing the Plastic project's waste collection initiative aims to raise awareness of the urgent need to reduce plastic in the oceans.
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Rita Campos e Cunha, Associate Dean at Nova SBE, stresses the importance of the role of women and the sustained and positive development of skills.
More than 20 projects move on to the next phase of Open Call #2.
The project “C+D: Close the loop by Disclosing the benefits of buildings' deconstruction and materials re-use” aims to create a web-based platform to calculate the economic and environmental benefits associated to the processes of deconstruction of buildings and of reuse of construction and demolition wastes (CDW, or C+D wastes).
This project aims to develop decision support tools to promote the increase of material reuse and the reduction in waste production in the Construction sector.
CIP President António Saraiva highlights Project Promova as an opportunity and a new approach in promoting gender equality.
Ecoibéria - Reciclados Ibericos presented the objectives of its project “Bottle to Bottle: Top Quality PET for the circular economy of plastic bottles in Portugal” within the scope of the Call# 1of the Environment Programme.
Funded by EEA Grants Portugal through the Bilateral Relations Fund, Centro Cultural de Belém/Garagem Sul organises a debate bridging Portugal’s and Norway’s fishing and built environment cultures
One of the project’s aims is to evaluate the effectiveness of the introduction of the incentive program, supporting decision-making regarding the transition to the new mandatory deposit system.
Developed by Cascais Environment in partnership with New Faculty SBE, the iREC Project presents an innovative approach that unites retailers, collection services, research centers and companies in the waste sector for the management of single-use packaging, with the aim of increasing its correct routing, as well as its recycling.
The three projects approved under Small Grant Scheme #1 will be signed in September.
The objective of the Oeste + Recicla Project consists in the implementation of a system for depositing and returning plastic bottles in all Municipalities in the West Region based on a refund system.
Intermunicipal Community of the West creates a Project with the Norwegian partner Empower to implement a deposit system for packaging of non-reusable drinks in the 12 Municipalities of the West.
Fourteen journalists from Norway and Portugal gathered at Science Retreats, in Évora, for the week long course Covering Climate Change: a Workshop for Journalists, on February 10-14.
The project approved for the Azores under the Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy Programme of the EEA Grants, which was proposed by the Regional Environment Directorate, aims to implement a system for depositing non-reusable drinks packaging with a value of around 942,000 euros.
Within the general objectives of the EEA Grants reducing economic and social disparities in Europe and in strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation with donor countries, the Project aims to improve resilience and the capacity to respond to climate change in selected areas, through concrete measures to adapt to climate change, at the local level.
5.423.529 Euros available for this Call, remaining open until 30/10/2020
1.550.000 Euros available for this Call, remaining open until 11/12/2020
The Business as Nature Fishing the Plastic project is one of the six winning projects in the "Small Grants Scheme - Projects for the prevention and awareness raising for the reduction of marine waste", funded by the EEA Grants Environment Programme, which received 24 applications. The project was presented in partnership with the Municipality of Ovar.
Refill H2O IPVC is a project funded by EEA Grants under the Small Grants Scheme #1 - Projects for the prevention and awareness of marine waste reduction.
Environment Programme presents the Pilot Projects of Deposit Refund System for beverage bottles and cans
8 projects and expected results were presented within the scope of Call# 1 of the EEA Grants Environment Programme.
On the 24th of July there will be an event to present the Pilot Projects for the Deposit Refund System for drinks bottles and cans at the Congress Center Alfândega Porto.
BILLIG project (Bilateral Lusophone Literature Initiative using GIS and Linguistics) aims to build an original methodology combining two different approaches, represented by the work developed in NOVA and ILOS.
The E-REDES project, promoted by the municipality of Esposende in partnership with the Municipal Company Esposende Environment consists of providing biodegradable nets to the local fishing community, to assess the contribution of this initiative in reducing ghost fishing and introducing synthetic plastic material into the ocean.
The application submitted by LIPOR and IPDJ, under the Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy Programme 'Environment Programme', of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 - Small Grants Scheme # 1 - Projects for the prevention and awareness raising for the reduction of marine waste, was one of the 6 winners, among the 24 applications submitted.
Three days on mindfulness, personal branding, communication and storytelling.
On July 5th, after the 10 am newscast, listen to a conversation about the importance of Coastal Cultural Heritage, broadcast on the radio program “Encontros com o Património”.
Last May and June, CIP, in partnership with NovaSBE, organized two online events with Promova participants, labelled as Digital Get Together. Promova is a Pre-Defined Project (PDP) of the “Worklife Balance and Gender Equality" Programme.
Programme Environment presents projects for “Prevention and awareness for the reduction of marine waste”
Six projects were presented, focusing on the themes of increasing application of circular economy principles in reducing marine waste and promoting environmental awareness.
The 4th Cooperation Committee Meeting of the Culture Programme for the EEA Grants 2014-2021, was held by videoconference, on 18th June.
Statistics Portugal carried out the second edition of the Fertility Survey. This survey is part of the PDP3-Project National Statistics System on Gender Equality, promoted by Statistics Portugal and financed by the EEAGrants (Work-life Balance Programme).
The video of the webinar held on the 2nd of june on the "Support for initiatives that promote the growth of Startups - SGS # 1" is already available.
An event will be held on June 19, at the Cruise Terminal of the Port of Leixões to present the Prevention and Awareness raising projects for the reduction of marine waste
EXPO-GREEN intends to assess occupational exposure to microbiologic risks of waste management workers.
Did you know that the FILMar Project of the EEA Grants - Culture Programme, will finance the digitization of the film “A Canção da Terra”?
Webinar "Support for initiatives that promote the growth of Startups - SGS # 1" | 02 June | 11 am
A technical visit was made by a Portuguese delegation to Oslo between 22 and 24 January 2020, to know the main factors for the success of this system.
The deadline for submitting applications to "Open Call # 2 - Combating sexual segregation in educational and professional choices" has been extended: deadline postponed to 19 June 2020.
Blue Growth Webinar and Matchmaking: between 09 and 10 June 2020
The UAV4SEA initiative, financed by EEA Grants, has as its main objective to strengthen the relationship between Portuguese and Norwegian scientists in the field of remote sensing for mapping coastal biological communities.
These novel plant-based snacks may play an important role to a healthy vegetarian diet.
The Confederation of Portuguese Business (CIP) held, on April 14, in partnership with NovaSBE, the 1st Digital Get Together of the Promova Project, which aimed to provide a moment of interaction and knowledge of the participants. A new Digital Get Together has already been scheduled to take place on May 19th, under the theme "Female Leadership: What can I, as a woman, do to change?"
Marine Lexicon Initiative (funded by the Bilateral Relations Fund of the EEA Grants and CHAM – Centre for the Humanities) will present the first bilateral works for the construction of an open access marine lexicon.
The deadline for submitting applications to Call#4 has been extended
Between 22 and 24 January 2020, a technical visit was made by a Portuguese delegation to Oslo, to exchange ideas on the regulation of the deposit system for packaging plastic, glass, ferrous metals and aluminum.
New deadlines for submitting applications to Call#2 and travel grants and clarification statement concerning eligibility rules under Connecting Dots.
The submission deadline for applications of the Call SGS # 1 - Support for business growth in Startups of the Blue Growth Programme, has been postponed.
Small Grants Scheme # 1 - Approval of six projects of prevention and awareness to reduce marine waste
Six projects were approved for the prevention and awareness raising for the reduction of marine waste within the scope of the Small Grants Scheme # 1 with a total allocation of one million euros
Blue Growth Programme: Signature of Financing Contract - Project “Marine Training for Seagoing Courses”
The Contract of the Pre-Defined Project "Marine Training for Seagoing Courses", was signed on March 20th between the Directorate-General for Maritime Policy (as Programme Operator) and the Escola Superior Náutica Infante D. Henrique (ENIDH).
The deadline for submitting applications to Call#3, Call#4 and Small Grant Scheme#3 of Environment Programme have been extended.
The deadline for submitting applications to Call 1 of Culture Programme has been extended to 4th May 2020.
Launch of the Open Call # 2 – Projects to combat sex segregation in educational and professional choices
Launched to match the celebrations of the International Women's Day, on the 8th March, this call is a fundamental tool to promote educational and professional choices free of gender stereotypes, and the full and equal participation of women and men in the labour market. These are strategic objectives of the Action Plan for Equality between Women and Men, and part of the Portugal + Equal Strategy 2018-2030.
The Open Innovation Conference in Portugal, which will take place on March 4 at Porto Business School, is an event promoted under the SIAC - Knowledge Transfer Initiative, co-financed by COMPETE 2020, through Portugal 2020 and the European Regional Development Fund.
4th May and 3rd April are the new deadlines to submit proposals to Call 2 and Travel Grants.
Two representatives from Bergen National Opera visited Curso de Música Silva Monteiro
The Matchmaking event of Environment Programme in Lisbon, dedicated to low carbon solutions, brought together about 50 participants.
Promotion of bilateral project partnerships between entities established in Portugal, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, on the application of innovative low carbon solutions, on February 13th, at the premises of the Secretary General for Environment and Climate Action.
Projects should be developed under mandatory partnerships between artistic entites based in Portugal, artistic entities from any of the Donor States (Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and municipalities in low-density territories in the Mainland Portugal and in the Azores and Madeira Islands.
On February 4th the Culture Programme sign the financing contract for the project "FILMar - Digitization of Film Heritage".
Signing public ceremony for the financing contract of the Project “FILMar: Digitization of Film Heritage”
Today will be signed the financing contract of the Pre-Defined Project “FILMar: Digitization of Film Heritage”, funded by the Culture Programme.
Launching of the call in the scope of projects promoting Circular Economy principles in production and consumption.
Matchmaking initiative on “Living Labs for Low Carbon and Climate Change Mitigation”: Registration is open until February 12th.
The matchmaking event “Living Labs for Low Carbon and Climate Change Mitigation” will take place on February 13th, at the premises of the Secretary General for Environment and Climate Action
January 31st is the deadline for submitting applications for the Call#1 - Deposit refund system for beverage bottles and cans.
The Directorate-General for Maritime Policy, alongside the Blue School team, promoted the "Ocean Literacy for All" workshop, dedicated to support teachers and potential promoters in the scope of the SGS #3 of the Blue Growth Programme – EEA Grants.
The Contract of the Pre-Defined Project was signed, on December 18th, at the ARH Center Auditorium of the Portuguese Environment Agency, in Coimbra.
This APP allows the access to all the news, open-calls and important information about the EEA Grants in Portugal in an easy, direct and accessible way.
On December 18, the Contract of the Pre-Defined Project will be signed, at the ARH Center Auditorium of the Portuguese Environment Agency, in Coimbra.
April 3, 2020 is the new deadline for applications under the Call#2 Connecting Dots - Arts Mobility and Audience Development, and 5 of March 2020 is the new deadline for travel support applications under the FBR Travel Grants.
Ocean Literacy Workshop to support SGS #3 of the Blue Growth Programme – EEA Grants
Matchmaking conducted by DGPM in the area of Maritime Technologies for Ocean Observation and Monitoring had a full house
The Directorate General for Martime Policy, as Operator of the EEA Grants Blue Growth Programme 2014-2021, organized last December 6th a Matchmaking event in the area of Maritime Technologies for Ocean Observation and Monitoring at Magellan Auditorium (IPMA) in Algés.
Matchmaking event design to the promotion of bilateral project partnerships between entities established in Portugal, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, on the application of innovative low carbon solutions
The second thematic workshop of the bilateral Initiative “Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas” was held in Lisbon, on November 25 and 26, 2019.
The Environment Programme will finance a total allocation of 2,650,000 euros, projects relevant to the adaptation plan or strategy or to the sectorial policies or plan at a local level to be developed
The Environment Programme will finance with a total allocation of 2,200,000 euros, a project that must cover the 11 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves existing on the date of the publication of this Call.
Call for Travel Grants under Connecting Dots – Arts Mobility and Audience Development is open.
As part of the Work-life Balance Programme, the Predefined Project “Gender Equality Opportunities in Senior Management” - PROMOVA - was lauched on November 18th, at CIP, Lisbon.
Open Call for Travel Grants under Culture Programme.
The Portuguese Business Confederation (CIP) presents, on the November 18th, the Promova Project. This is a Predefined Project (PDP) funded by the Work-life Balance and Gender Equality Programme.
DGPM as a Programme Operator of the Blue Growth Programme EEA-Grants 2014-2021, is organizing a Matchmaking event under the theme "Maritime Technologies for Observation and Monitoring of the Ocean”
New changes have been published in Call# 1 - Local Development through Safeguarding and Revitalizing the Coastal Cultural Heritage of the Culture Programme.
EEA Grants Blue Growth Programme 2014-2021 dives into Business2Sea 2019 (11-13Nov)
The Gender Equality Conference, in Reykjavík, Iceland was held on 31 October and 1 November, to strengthen bilateral relations between countries, promote cooperation under the EEA Grants Financial Mechanism, share and disseminate best practices and lessons learned in the field of Gender Equality.
In October 2019 the public event associated with the initiative “Artificial Realities" took place in the scope of Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019.
The Culture Programme held ten clarification sessions across Portugal mainland and islands, during October, about Open Call 1 “Local Development through Safeguarding and Revitalizing Coastal Cultural Heritage”.
Final clarification session for Coastal Cultural Heritage, held on November 12th at the National Museum of Ethnology.
Conference promoted by the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Comission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG), the Norwegian Equality and Anti-Discrimination Ombud (LDO) and the EEA Grants Financial Mechanism Office (FMO), on the 31st october and 1st november.
Applications are open until 28 February 2020!
Launched alert to entrepreneurs. Until 29 May 2020!
Applications are open until 31 December 2019!
Matchmaking event dedicated to Research and Education, Scholarships, Literacy and Young Entrepreneurship, with full house.
On November 14th will be held in Lisbon a pitching and matchmaking seminar to promote the development of partnerships between national entities and donor countries.
Environment Programme: Extension of the deadline for Call#1 - Deposit refund system for beverage bottles and cans
Extension of the deadline for submission of applications for Call#1 Deposit refund system for beverage bottles and cans
The Directorate General for Cultural Heritage will promote, a clarification session in Sines, at the Art Center Cafeteria, at 2.30pm.
On 14th, 15th and 17th October, Azores hosts three clarification sessions in Angra do Heroísmo, Horta and Ponta Delgada.
On 11th of October, the Directorate General for Cultural Heritage will promote, a clarification session in Tavira, at the Municipal Library, at 10h00.
On 7th and 8th October, North hosts two clarification sessions in Viana do Castelo and Vila do Conde.
Blue Growth Research & Education Matchmaking Research & Education, Scholarships, Literacy and Youth Entrepreneurship
Matchmaking in the area of Research & Education, Scholarships, Literacy and Youth Entrepreneurship, taking place on October 16, in Nova School of Business & Economics, in Carcavelos Campus.
On November 14th, Directorate-General for the Arts will organize, in Lisbon, a pitching and matchmaking seminar to develop partnerships between Portuguese and Donor States artistic entities on the arts axis of EEA Grants' Culture Programme.
Presentation of the objectives and characteristics of the Environment Program to Startups and Incubators.
Environment Programme: Conference and Matchmaking Event in the area of Circular Economy - “Breaking the Barriers in a Circular Economy”
This meeting is part of the Bilateral Relations Fund initiatives between the Programme Operator of the Programme Environment and its Donor Programme Partner, Innovation Norway.
On 2nd of October the first clarification session will be held in Madeira Island, Funchal, at Casa-Museu Frederico de Freitas Auditorium, from 10 am to 1 pm.
The Directorate General for Cultural Heritage promoted the On Board Meeting under the Call "Local Development for Safeguarding and Revitalizing Coastal Cultural Heritage".
Launching of the call in the scope of projects promoting Circular Economy principles in production and consumption
Open Call to applications for: “Local development through the Safeguarding and Revitalization of Coastal Cultural Heritage” and “Connecting Dots – Arts Mobility and Audience Development”.
The call aims at reinforcing the arts provision, access and arts participation by supporting multidisciplinary artistic programming projects. The period for submitting applications runs from 5 of September 2019 to 5 of March 2020.
On September 12th and 13th, Culture Programme will organize the "On Board Meeting" to promote the development and/or strengthening of national and international partnerships.
On the September 5th will be launched an open Call to finance projects under the “Local development through the safeguarding and revitalization of Coastal Cultural Heritage”.
In the context of the Work-life Balance Programme, the Project promoted by DGES - General Directorate of Higher Education was lauched on July 18th, at ISCSP, Lisbon.
Launching of the first Calls of the Environment Program to promote Circular Economy and development of standards in the Construction Sector, and prevention and awareness for the Reduction of Marine Litter.
Promoted by DGES - General Directorate of Higher Education in the context of the Work-life Balance Programme, the Predefined Project "GE-HEI - Gender Equality In Higher Education Institutions" will be lauched on July 18th, at ISCSP - Alto da Ajuda University Campus, Lisbon.
Launch event of the Initiative “Enhancing the protection of the rights of the child in priority areas”
The Initiative, which is totally financed by the Fund for Bilateral Relations of the EEA Grants, involves Portugal and Norway.
Conference and Matchmaking Event in the area of Circular Economy “Breaking the Barriers in a Circular Economy”
Conference and matchmaking dedicated to promote partnerships or funding between Norwegian and international entities, researchers and socio-economic agentes, for projects in the field of Circular Economy.
Promoted by DGPC, as Programme Operator, the meeting was held at Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, on June 25th.
In order to promote the bilateral relations between Portuguese and Icelandic entities under the scope of the EEA Grants, a Portuguese delegation held, between June 3rd and 4th, several strategic meetings in Iceland.
Conference and Matchmaking in Ålesund (Norway) highlight initiative under the bilateral relations fund
Innovation Norway, in partnership with the Directorate-General for Maritime Policy (DGPM), organized a Conference and Matchmaking in the area of Business Development, Innovation and SMEs in Ålesund, Norway, on 21-22 May 2019.
The Joint Committee for the Bilateral Funds decided to increase the funding amount of the Fund for Bilateral Relations open call #1 by 400.000 euros, for a total of 600.000 euros.
Launch Event - "Blue Growth" Programme EEA-Grants 2014-2021 and the Call - Business, Development, Innovation and SMEs
It took place on June 11th at the Magellan Auditorium, the Launch Event - "Blue Growth" Programme EEA-Grants 2014-2021 and the Call - Business, Development, Innovation and SMEs.
Open Call to applications for the Business Development, Innovation and SMEs, under the Blue Growth Programme, until September 30, with a total amount available of € 14,200,000
Programme Work-life Balance: 6th Cooperation Committee Meeting
EEA Grants – Programme Environment: Public presentation and signing of the Programme Implementation Agreement
The Programme Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy, funded by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism - EEA Grants 2014-2021, presented on May 29 at the Auditorium of the Directorate-General for Territory.
On May 29th, the Programme Environment financed by the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism - EEA Grants 2014-2021, will be publicly presented at the Auditorium of the Directorate General for Territory.
The portuguese 11 biosphere reserves, the Secretary General for the Environment and Energy Transition and the Institute for Conservation of Nature and Forests (ICNF) signed yesterday, May 14th, a protocol providing 2.2 million euros for the promotion and valorisation of the Reserves.
On May 14th will take place in the Noble Hall of Castelo Branco City Hall, the signing session of the collaboration protocol for the Portuguese Biosphere Reserves.
Postponement of the Open Calls and Small Grant Schemes
Public presentation of the Culture Programme funded by the EEA Grants Portugal
Live session of the EEA Grants 2014-2021 Culture Programme Lauching
On 23rd April the Culture Programme funded by the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area EEA Grants 2014 -2021 will be publicly presented.
In the scope of the Bilateral Relations Fund of the Blue Growth Programme was launch a Call with the objective to support the participation in a Conference and Matchmaking on 21 - 22 May 2019 in Ålesund, Norway.
On May 2, the Active Citizens Fund in Portugal launches new calls for Portuguese Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and promotes a bilateral matchmaking event between Portuguese NGOs and organisations from the EEA Grants donor countries.
In the scope of the Bilateral Relations Fund of the Blue Growth Programme was launch today a Call with the objective to support the participation in the Blue Growth Matchmaking
EEA Grants travelled around Portugal and all its regions during the first three months of 2019
The Secretary General for Environment and Energy Transition, as programme operator of the ‘Environment Programme’, was present in Ponta Delgada, on March 27th, for a briefing session promoted by the National Management Unit of the EEA Grants
The Active Citizens Fund in Portugal is now accepting proposals for the creation of a platform for the defence and promotion of human rights, which is part of Outcome 4 – “Enhanced capacity and sustainability of civil society (organisations and the sector)”, one of the four areas of the Active Citizens Fund in Portugal.
The Secretary General for Environment and Energy Transition was present in Funchal for a briefing session regarding financing opportunities of the Financial Mechanism of European Economic Area for Portugal.
Studies on the economic impact of gender equality
Intervention projects to promote gender equality at local level
Prevention projects for children and young people and promoting non-violent masculinities
Projects to improve protection of victims of violence against women and domestic violence
This moment happened during the official visit of the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, to Oslo, from February 25th to the 26th.
This moment happened during the official visit of the Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, to Oslo, from February 25th to the 26th.
Environment Programme: The first Matchmaking Event on the Application of the Principles of the Circular Economy
The Secretary General for Environment and Energy Transition and the Donor Programme Partner, Innovation Norway, held on February 28th, at the Secretary General premises, a Matchmaking Event in the area of Circular Economy.
System for assessing the value of work and pay and development of instruments for measuring gender inequalities in work organization
Public sessions for the presentation of the EEA Grants 2014-2021
Matchmaking event design to the promotion of bilateral project partnerships between entities established in Portugal, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, on the application of circular economy in key areas.
The Gonçalo da Silveira Foundation, in consortium with the Research Center for Human Development of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, is the Non-Governmental Organisation chosen to implement over the next three years the “Citizenship Education” project, an initiative of the Active Citizens Fund in Portugal.
The fourth presentation session of the EEA Grants funding opportunities will be taking place on March 1st in the city of Porto.
The Alentejo and Algarve Regional Coordination and Development Commissions (CCDR) have promoted, along with the National Focal Point of the EEA Grants, initiatives to present the financing opportunities of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism for Portugal.
The Active Citizens Fund has approved 48 social intervention projects promoted by Portuguese non-governmental organizations (NGOs), for about 3.5 million euros. The supported projects will be implemented in mainland Portugal and the Autonomous Region of the Azores over the next three years and were selected from almost two hundred applications submitted in October 2018.
The National Management Unit of the EEA Grants Portugal, as National Focal Point of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism, attended, from January 21st to the 23rd the annual workshop promoted by the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO), in Brussels.
Matchmaking event design to the promotion of bilateral project partnerships between entities established in Portugal, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, on the application of circular economy in key areas.
The FBR Open Call #1 starts today with a total allocation of €200.000.
The CCDR LVT auditorium was the venue for the 2019 first presentation of the EEA Grants 2014-2021, which was held in Lisbon on January 10th.
The Fund for Bilateral Relations aims to strengthen the bilateral relations between Portugal and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. This Fund was publicly presented on December 14th in Lisbon.
Participation of Secretary General at the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-21 at the Kick-off Conference for the Environment Programme, supported by Norway's Environment Agency (NEA).
Programme Work-life Balance: 5th Cooperation Committee Meeting
The Mar Portugal vessel, a project funded by the EEA Grants, was the site chosen for the third meeting of the Joint Committee for Bilateral Funds.
The Directorate General for Maritime Policy take part in Business2Sea.
A Norwegian and Icelandic companies business mission in Portugal was held from the 14th to the 15th of November.
On the 13th of November an information meeting took place at Confederation of Portuguese Industry (CIP) headquarters, in Lisbon, with the purpose of introducing the Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area 2014-2021.
Promoted by Directorate General for Cultural Heritage, as programme operator, the meeting aimed to issues related to the structure of the programme.
Oslo received the Seminar for Programme Operators - Cultural Cooperation.
The initiative, organized by the program operator, the Secretary General of the Ministry for the Environment and Energy Transition, took place between October 8 and 12, with the presence of Carlos Martins, Secretary of State for the Environment.
The Directorate General for Maritime Policy was present at BioMarine 2018 with EEA Grants PT Programme “Blue Growth”.
The Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (CIG) - Operator of the Programme Work-life Balance and Gender Equality - held on the 24th September 2018, in Lisbon, a seminar to present the new programme.
EEA Grants are present in Ocean Business 2018, for a Blue Growth.
The funding priorities of the Environment, Climate Change and Low Carbon Economy Programme were presented at the 'Portugal Shipping Week' in Lisbon.
The Norwegian Ambassador visited the Ceira River Basin in the Central Region of the Country, where the EEA Grants Environment project “Rio Ceira” will be developed.
The National Management Unit and the Secretary General accompanied the Secretary of State for the Environment, Carlos Marins, in a preliminary visit to Ceira’s River Basin regarding the implementation of the Pre-Defined Project.
Directorate General for Cultural Heritage was designated Programme Operator of Programme Area “Culture"
The Directorate General for Cultural Heritage was designated Programme Operator of Programme Area “Culture", in May 2018.