Programme Thematic Objectives
Investment priority 1B
Enhance the activities of innovation and research to satisfy the development needs of the cooperation area.
Investment priority 3A
To promote the creation and the enhancement of enterprises (micro, small and medium) in the intervention field of the cooperation area.
To promote the mobility of the workers in the cross border area through the creation of operative network
Investment priority 6D
To contribute towards the arrest of the loss of terrestrial and marine biodiversity in the area, maintain and reactivate the ecosystem and the protected area
Investment priority 5B
To promote systemic actions and technologies able to mitigate the climate change effects and the natural and anthropic risks with a particular reference to the catastrophic from the maritime risks
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Italy-Malta’s Programme contributes to a smart, sustainable and inclusive growth of the territories, through the protection of the environment, the promotion of cultural heritage, and the improvement of the quality of life and health of citizens.
The total budget is over 51 million euro (of which 43 million ERDF).
Through the publication of public notices, the Programme finances cooperation projects regarding the following areas:
- Research and innovation to improve the quality of life and enjoyment of the cultural heritage
- Creation and strengthening of SMEs and micro-enterprises in the fields of environmental protection and the quality of life and health of citizens
- Mobility of workers within the cross-border area
- Restoration of ecosystems and biodiversity protection
- Mitigation of climate change effects and risk scenarios
The Managing Authority is the Regione Siciliana – Dipartimento regionale della Programmazione (Palermo) and it is responsible of the sound implementation and management of the Programme.
The Joint Secretariat assists the Managing Authority in carrying out its functions, provides information to beneficiaries about funding opportunities and assists them in the implementation of projects.
The Maltese National Coordination Authority – Ministry for European Affairs and Implementation of the Electoral Manifesto coordinates the implementation of Italy-Malta’s Programme on the Maltese side, with the support of the Contact Point.
c/o Presidenza della Regione Siciliana - Dipartimento della Programmazione
- Piazza L. Sturzo, 36
Fax +39 0917070054
Maltese National Coordination Authority
- Triq il-Kukkanja, Santa Venera SVR 1411 - Malta