EEA and Norway Grants

These pages provide information on Norway's contribution to reducing social and economic disparities within the European Economic Area (EEA).

About the Grants

The EEA and Norway Grants represent the contribution of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway to reducing economic and social disparities and strengthening bilateral relations with 16 EU countries in Central and Southern Europe. Norway provides 97% of the funding.

EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021

The Government and the EU signed the agreements on Norway's new contributions to the least prosperous countries in the EEA in May 2016. The Ministry has launched a separate web page on the new financial contributions.

Get involved

Strengthening bilateral relations is a main objective of the Grants. Read more about how your organisation can benefit and get involved.


Norway and Estonia strengthen their business and research cooperation

Norway and Estonia are signing MoUs on new cooperation programmes under the EEA and Norway Grants that total EUR 68 million. Priority will be given to research and innovation.

Management and control of the EEA and Norway Grants

A number of control measures have been established to ensure that the EEA and Norway Grants are not being misused. The control systems prevent corruption and ensures that we achieve the agreed results.

NOK 550 million to combat youth unemployment in Europe

Business development, research, energy and justice and home affairs will be key areas for cooperation between Norway and Romania over the next few years. Through the EEA and Norway Grants, EUR 502.5 million has been allocated to twelve programmes.

More on EEA and Norway Grants



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