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Vyborg – information event CBC

The Cluster members contacted potential partners for new projects in CBC Programme. The delegation of our Cluster has attended information seminar about the Cross Border Cooperation, which has taken place in Vyborg on January 26, 2017. Our special attention was paid for possibilities in the Agriculture.

The South-East Finland – Russia CBC 2014-2020 programme is one of the three programmes implemented at the border regions between Finland and Russia under the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI).

Eligible programme area consist of the core regions South Karelia, South-Savo and Kymenlaakso in Finland and St. Petersburg and Leningrad region in Russia. Programme funding is available for projects supporting innovations, education, research, technological development, SME and business development, environmental protection, climate change adaptation and some others.

The representative of KVLAKK and ProAgria have navigated several working meetings with the Russian partners to work out the ideas of joint projects.  The work on projects ideas is well under way now.

Photo: Irina Shchukina (left) and Liena Silen (right) in Vyborg.