The RegioStars Awards are a yearly competition, organised by the European Commission's Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy with the objective of identifying good practices in regional development and highlighting original and innovative projects which could be attractive and inspiring to other regions and project managers.
There are five RegioStars Award categories for 2018:
Category 1 – Supporting smart industrial transition
Category 2 – Achieving sustainability through low carbon emissions
Category 3 – Creating better access to public services
Category 4 – Tackling migration challenges
Category 5 – Topic of the year 2018: Investing in cultural heritage
The projects which are being implemented within the Interreg-IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia Programme and the projects implemented in the previous programme (2007-2013) – IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia which were co-financed after 1 January 2008 are eligible to apply.
The detailed information about eligibility may be found in the Guide for applicants.
Applications must be submitted by 15 April 2018, exclusively via online platform by the project manager with the endorsement of the responsible Managing Authority.
Prior to applying, project managers of the eligible projects interested in participating must contact the Managing Authority of the Programme for endorsement: Zsuzsanna Törő, Programme Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only two applications per category may be submitted per operational programme. Managing authorities are free to use whatever selection process they deem appropriate to choose to support the candidates for their region or country.
The Endorsement letter form, the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and the Guide for applicants are available on the official web page of the RegioStars Awards: https://www.regiostarsawards.eu/login.php.
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