The first call for project proposals was opened from 1 February 2016 to 25 March 2016 (h: 17:00 CET). The programme received 376 project proposals via online application system (eMS).
Around EUR 33 million of Union contribution was made available, out of which EUR 28 million of ERDF fund and EUR 5 million of IPA II fund. Overall, EUR 413 million of Union contribution has been asked. Applicants coming from ERDF Partner States (Croatia, Greece, Italy and Slovenia) have asked for EUR 345 million from ERDF fund, while the applicants coming from IPA Partner States (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia) have asked for EUR 68 million from IPAII fund.
Please look at the First Call in FIGURES.