The overall objective of the ADRION Programme is to act as a policy driver and governance innovator fostering European integration among Partner States, taking advantage from the rich natural, cultural and human resources surrounding the Adriatic and Ionian seas and enhancing economic, social and territorial cohesion in the Programme area. The program ADRION brings together 4 EU countries (Italy, Croatia, Greece, Slovenia) and 4 Candidate Countries (Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia).
The first call for proposals is open to the following programme priority axes and specific objectives, summarised below:
Priority Axis 1: Innovative and Smart Region
- Specific Objective 1.1:Support the development of a regional innovation system for the Adriatic-Ionian area.
Priority Axis 2: Sustainable region
- Specific Objective 2.1:Promote the sustainable valorisation and preservation of natural and cultural assets as growth assets in the Adriatic-Ionian area;
- Specific Objective 2.2:Enhance the capacity in transnationally tackling environmental vulnerability, fragmentation and the safeguarding of ecosystem services in the Adriatic-Ionian area.
Priority Axis 3: Connected region
- Specific Objective 3.1:Enhance capacity for integrated transport and mobility services and multimodality in the Adriatic Ionian area.
The deadline for the submission of project proposals is 25th March 2016.