Interreg ADRION 5th Extraordinary Call for Proposals


Publication date
June 7, 2022
July 8, 2022
Short description

The ADRION Programme opens a new call targeting Universities and research centres, as well as business institutions.

The overall goal of this 5th Extraordinary Call for Proposals is to raise competences and skills in domains considered of strategic relevance for the Adriatic-Ionian programme area, bridging to the new programming period, and ideally progressing in its path of sustaining marine/maritime, environmental and social innovation topics.

ADRION covers eight Partner States, of which four are EU Member States (Croatia, Greece, Italy and Slovenia), three are candidate countries (Albania, Montenegro, Serbia) and one is a potential candidate country (Bosnia and Herzegovina). The geographical area of each Partner State covers its national territory except for Italy, where programme area covers 12 regions and 2 provinces.

The Call focus on the following topics only:

    Topic 1: Blue Economy
    Topic 2: Social Innovation
    Topic 3: Renewable Energy
    Topic 4: Circular Economy

It aims to develop preparatory measures for the activation of joint Master Programmes to be running in the 2021-2027 programming period. The projects successfully complying with the goals of the present call shall be considered as strategic and granted in the 2021-2027 IPA ADRION Programme.

Opening: 7 June 2022 at 10:00 – CEST time

Closure: 8 July 2022 at 15:00 – CEST time

Total budget of the Call : 4 MEUR

Projects proposals shall have an EU contribution (ERDF + IPAII) up to a maximum EUR 1.000.000,00 out of which up to EUR 750.000,00 (ERDF) and up to EUR 250.000,00 (IPAII).

Addressed beneficiaries:

    Universities/faculties located in ERDF or IPA II Partner States;
    Business institutions;
    Research institutions with specific expertise in relation to the chosen topic.

Lead Partner must be a University/faculty located in an ERDF Partner State; it may be a public body or a body under public law.

For more information and the application package please see the call page:



  • Interreg Adriatic-Ionian
Geographical focus
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Montenegro
  • Serbia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
  • Engineering and Technology
  • General
  • Humanities
  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences

Entry created by Elke Dall on June 8, 2022
Modified on June 8, 2022

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