Hungary-Slovakia Cross-border Co-operation Programme 2007-2013

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The first CALL FOR PROPOSALS is published in the frame of Hungary-Slovakia Cross-border Co-operation Programme 2007 - 2013

Date interval: 15 October 2008 - 17 December 2008

The National Development Agency acting as the Managing Authority and the National Authority for Hungary in co-operation with the Ministry of Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic as the National Authoity for Slovakia has launched the first Call for Proposals under the programme.

Date of publication: 15. 10. 2008.
Programme and financing source: Hungary–Slovakia Cross-border Co-operation Programme 2007-2013 approved by the EC Decision C/2007/6488
Eligible area: Supported projects are required to be implemented within the eligible area of the programme, defined in the Hungary-Slovakia Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013, in particular in the area of 8 NUTS III territorial units in Hungary and 5 self-governing regions in Slovakia.
Győr-Moson-Sopron megye
Bratislavský samosprávny kraj
Komárom-Esztergom megye
Trnavský samosprávny kraj
Pest megye
Nitriansky samosprávny kraj
Nógrád megye
Banskobystrický samosprávny kraj
Heves megye
Košický samosprávny kraj
Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén megye
Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg megye
Budapest főváros
Eligible applicants: Lead Partners and Project Partners have to be organizations falling into one of the following categories:
  • public authorities
  • public equivalent bodies
  • organisations operated in the form of European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation
  • non-governmental organisations established under the private law carrying out public purpose activities in line with the programme’s objectives (NGOs) including non-for profit organization.
For detailed description please, see the sections 2.2 of the Guide for Applicants.
Deadline: Specific deadlines for each action are defined in the section 6.4 of Guide for Applicants
Actions and indicative funds available: The indicative amount of 71 014 050 EUR is available for this call from which the sum of up to 63 538 887 EUR will be financed by the ERDF.
The indicative financial allocations for the respective actions are listed in the table below. The final budget awarded to this call, following the evaluation of the projects may vary based on the number of submitted proposals.


ACTION identifier
1.1 Support of cross-border business co-operation
1.1.1 Business infrastructure development
HUSK 2008/01/1.1.1
Support actions in construction/reconstruction of business incubators, existing industrial parks and related infrastructure
4 211 775
1.1.2 Promotion of business co-operation
HUSK 2008/01/1.1.2
Support actions in clustering, establishment of business partnerships and networks and improvement of business information flow
1 206 143
1.3 Joint tourism development
1.3.1 Development of tourism products, attractions, destination management organisations and related infrastructure
HUSK 2008/01/1.3.1
Support actions in rehabilitation of tourist attractions and development of joint tourism products and related destination management organisations
8 000 000
1.3.2 Development of joint destinations – promotion, marketing and sales
HUSK 2008/01/1.3.2
Support actions promoting joint tourism products; co-operation activities in marketing and sales
1 841 009
1.5 Development of networking, partnership, programme and project planning and management capacities
1.5.1 Development of networking, partnership, programme and project planning and management capacities
HUSK 2008/01/1.5.1
Support actions initiating partnership building, networking and trainings to develop the programme and project management capacities
1 500 000
1.6 Joint use and development of human resources
1.6.1 Joint training, education and establishment of networks
HUSK 2008/01/1.6.1
Support actions in elaboration of joint training and education methods, programmes
800 000
1.6.2 Co-operation initiatives in the labour market
HUSK 2008/01/1.6.2
Support actions in harmonising the labour market initiatives by developing information systems and labour market networks
1 787 380
1.7 People to people actions
1.7.1 People to people actions
HUSK 2008/01/1.7.1
Support actions in organisation joint events and programmes; co-operations in the fields of culture, sport, arts, social topics and nature protection
1 075 285
2.1 Joint actions to encourage the protection of the natural environment
2.1.1 Water, waste management, renewable energy
HUSK 2008/01/2.1.1
Support actions developing waste, water and renewable energy systems and technologies; increasing awareness raising in environment protection
16 000 000
2.1.2 Studies, plans and trainings
HUSK 2008/01/2.1.2
Support actions in planning and trainings
1 900 474
2.2 Joint nature conservation activities
2.2.1 Joint nature conservation activities
HUSK 2008/01/2.2.1
Support actions in protecting natural values, as well as to raise awareness in the area with regard to nature protection.
5 948 529
2.3 Small road construction, bicycle paths, public transport
2.3.1 Small cross border road construction, bicycle paths
HUSK 2008/01/2.3.1
Support actions developing cross-border roads and bicycle paths
16 232 213
2.3.2 Public transport development
HUSK 2008/01/2.3.2
Support actions developing public transport services and establishment of cross-border public transport federations
1 420 278
2.4 Facilitating better border-crossing across the border rivers
2.4.1 Facilitating better border-crossings across the border rivers
HUSK 2008/01/2.4.1
Support actions in construction of cross-border bridges and ferry boats
7 000 000
2.4.2 Studies and plans
HUSK 2008/01/2.4.2
Support actions in preparation of studies and plans required for investments
2 090 964
Minimum and maximum grant amounts: Specific figures for each action are defined in the section 4.3 of the Guide for Applicants.
Assessment procedure: Submitted applications and concept notes will be assessed based on the assessment criteria (including weights and thresholds) as approved by the Joint Monitoring Committee of the programme. More information on sub-criteria for the specific actions is listed in the respective Guide on Action.
Provisional timetable: Provisional notification date of theCall for Proposals\' results is foreseen in February 2009.  
Detailed information: Detailed information related to this Call for Proposals is available in the following documents: Guide for Applicants, Guides on Action and Guide for Eligibility of Expenditures.
Technical information: The application package has to be submitted in line with the provisions set in the section 6.3 of the Guide for Applicants to the following address: 


JTS of HU-SK CBC Programme
Gellérthegy u. 30-32., H-1016 Budapest, Hungary


Call identification: HUSK 2008/01
Call for Proposal package: CfP package is comprised of the following documents:
-         Guide for Applicants
-         Application Form + Annexes
-         Application Form Guide
-         Concept Note
-         Concept Note Guide
-         Guides on Action
-         Guide on Eligibility of Expenditures
-         Assessment Grids


The applications have to be submitted in Hungarian and Slovak languages. The Call for Proposals package can be dowloaded from the HU and SK surfaces of the website.