EEA Grants 2014 - 2021
The agreement of the current funding period (2014 - 2021) for Greece was signed in Athens in October 2017. Final eligibility date extends to 30 April 2024.
Here is what the EEA Grants aim to achieve in Greece:
Programmes and responsible entities
- Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency
Program Operator: Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Savings, CRES
- Good Governance, Accountable Institutions, Transparency
Program Operator: Greek Ministry of Digital Governance, Program webpage (in Greek)
How is the EEA Grants structure decided?
How and where the EEA Grants are channelled has been decided jointly by the Greek state and the donor countries. Their decisions are reflected in the Memorandum of Understanding 2014-2021 between Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Greece. Details of the fundings are made in the various programs' concept notes, following stakeholder consultations which are inclusive dialogues with representatives from the Government, the wider public sector, the civil society, the academia and the private sector.
2024: 30 years of EEA Grants in Greece
1 January 2024 marks the 30th anniversary of the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA), bringing together the three EEA EFTA States – Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway – and the 27 EU Member States in one Internal Market.
Greece has received funding since the EEA Agreement entered into force in 1994. Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein are joining forces in this funding, with Norway contributing the majority of the funding.
This video by Theodore Scrivanos gives an overview of some of the many great projects implemented in Greece since 1994:
The EEA Grants are about working across borders, striving for economic and social growth, and continuously aiming to build a better future.
Below you will find an overview of what has been funded in the various funding periods.