Apply for RegioStars Award 2017

RegioStars Awards identify good practices in regional development and innovative projects that are inspiring to other regions. If you think your project deserves to be in the spotlight, submit an application with an endorsement of the responsible Managing Authority. This year’s RegioStars Award ceremony will take place on 10 October, during European Week of Regions and Cities.
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Mont-Saint-Michel in France supported by ERDF

Every year, the rocky islet of Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy welcomes 2.5 million visitors from all over the world. Tourism, as well as the natural changes occuring over the years, are taking a toll on the islet. This is why Mont-Saint-Michel is gradually turning to sustainable economic development and high-quality tourism.
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Two towns, one urban centre project

In January 2017 Interreg Estonia-Latvia approved 28 projects. The selected projects will focus on 3 cooperation priorities: among Estonian and Latvian entrepreneurs, fostering labor mobility and creating a better living environment between the two countries. The full list of selected 28 projects can be found here. Read more: http://www.estlat.eu/news/programme-news/7256/ 
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Learning from Pioneering EU’s Cities and Regions

In 2016 the European Committee of the Regions published a guide “Regional Innovation Ecosystems: Learning from the EU’s Cities and Regions”. From Sintra in Portugal to Mazovia Region in Poland, from Espoo in Finland to Attica in Greece, this publication collects stories about pioneering regions and cities that serve as good practices for bench-learning and understanding regional innovation ecosystems in practice. The book aims to encourage regional decision-makers to increase their collaboration and partnering. 
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EU Funds support : positive impact on jobs and growth #ESF

Looking at EC Report on the previous programming period 2007-2013, we can see postiive impact of the ESF support: income has increased in the poorest EU regions with GDP per capita growing in these areas from 60.5 % of the EU average in 2007 to 62.7 % in 2010. An estimated 1 million new jobs were created from 2007 to 2014 : Interested in thje topic? From 28 to 29 November 2016, ETCP Team invites you in Warsaw in Poland for ESF seminar. Meet Mr Franck Sottou & Ms Renate Wielputz, ETCP expert, and focus on social intervention and ESF success conditions 2-Day | ESF – NEW “Delivering more jobs
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