Project Support Facility


The CBSS Project Support Facility (PSF) was created at the 9th Baltic Sea States Summit in
Stralsund, Germany, on 30 - 31 May 2012. The planned timeframe of the facility is 5 March 2013 until 2015, with a continuous open call for applications. The main purpose of the CBSS Project Support Facility is to co-finance the development and implementation of Baltic Sea macro-regional cooperation projects, which would bring added value for the Baltic Sea region, show impact in regional cooperation and foster long-term partnerships.

Here you can read an overall introduction letter by the Director General of the CBSS Secretariat.

The PSF should be used to facilitate project preparation and implementation in relation to the politically defined 5 priority areas of the CBSS:

Environment, such as climate change, sustainable development and innovation.

Economic development, which may include innovation, competitiveness, fostering entrepreneurship,transport & logistics, labour markets.

Energy, which may include energy security, energy efficiency and saving, renewable energy and the impact of energy on the environment.

Education & culture, which may include student and academic mobility, upgrade of science and
research network capacity, cultural heritage, contemporary culture and the promotion of regional identity.

Civil security & the human dimension, which may include the fight against trafficking in human
beings, the protection of children’s rights, nuclear and radiation safety, civil protection, youth affairs, people-to-people contacts.


PSF in Brief:

- The projects should be transnational in character and aim to have a sustainable outcome.

- The maximum amount of co-financing granted is 50 000 euros.

- The project proposals may be initiated by a variety of legal entities of CBSS Member States, as well as CBSS Expert Groups and CBSS Networks.


For more information please download the PSF manual and application form