Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme 2014-2020

  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme
  • Bringing neighbours closer

    Welcome to the Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania Programme!

    About the programme

2.1. To create employment opportunities through entrepreneurship support

20 July 2016

What is the aim of this specific objective?

The aim of this specific objective is to create employment opportunities by supporting development of business environment through actions encouraging people to start businesses and develop new business ideas and initiatives.

 

Availability of ERDF funding?

Available ERDF funding for this specific objective is 4.5 mln EUR.

Maximum ERDF funding per one project – 800 000 EUR.

 

What kind of activities will be funded (indicative list)?

  • Modernisation and development of basic municipal infrastructure and equipment necessary for providing business support and improvement of business capacity. Small scale investments (up to EUR 100 000 ERDF per site);
  • Development of business support services with cross border dimension;
  • Joint awareness initiatives on cross border business opportunities;
  • Training, coaching and mentoring for potential cross border businesses;
  • Networking of entrepreneurs;
  • Raising awareness of students, unemployed persons etc. about entrepreneurship and self-employment as a career option;
  • Cooperation between educational institutions, business support institutions, entrepreneurs and municipalities to promote entrepreneurship and provide necessary training to facilitate entrepreneurship;
  • Development and promotion of innovative tools necessary for teaching and implementation of business activities;
  • Establishing and promoting cross border business mentors’ networks;
  • Activities that facilitate cooperation and information exchange between entrepreneurs within the Programme area, including trainings, workshops, mentoring, coaching and consultations.

Please note that applicants are free to develop their own project ideas, as long as they address one Programme priority, its specific objective and at least one result indicator and one output indicator of the chosen specific objective.

 

What are the expected results?

Entrepreneurship promoted, economic activity facilitated and employment opportunities created.

 

How the results of the projects will be measured?

Each project under this specific objective has to address Programme result indicator mentioned below and at least one of output indicators from the list stated below.

Specific objective 2.1. Result indicator Output indicators
To create employment opportunities through entrepreneurship support Newly established businesses per year –     Business support services improved/created as a result of the cross border cooperation

 

–     Improved or created business support infrastructure objects that ensure indirect business support

 

–     Productive investment: Number of enterprises receiving support ((number of enterprises receiving non-financial support)[1]

[1] Output indicator number of enterprises receiving non-financial support is a sub-indicator of output indicator productive investment: number of enterprises receiving support. Therefore, projects contributing to the achievement of number of enterprises receiving support automatically contribute towards indicator number of enterprises receiving non-financial support.

Last updated: 20.07.2018 11:49