Cohesion Policy is the EU’s main investment policy, targeting all regions and cities in the European Union to support:

Cohesion Policy objectives 2021-2027

Smarter Europe
Greener, carbon free Europe
Connected Europe
Social Europe
Europe closer to citizens

Cohesion Policy’s budget is representing almost a third of the total EU budget! In other words, 391 billion euros has been allocated to ensure EU regions’ development, through the following Cohesion Policy’s funds:

Some interesting facts on Cohesion Policy:

Examples of Projects funded

Cohesion Policy funded hundreds of projects across the EU with high impact on all its priorities. Hundreds of SMEs have been established, thousands of jobs have been created, hundreds of infrastructure projects have been implemented and half a billion EU citizens’ have been supported the last decades. Did you know that tens of such projects can be found in your region? You may find below some of these projects

Projects in Cyprus

University of Cyprus’ new library (Learning Resource Centre – Library ‘Stelios Ioannou’)

Theme: Research, education, technological development & innovation

Engino: Cyprus start-up advocates invention through play

Theme: Support to businesses, innovation

Eleftheria Square makeover in Nicosia city centre

Theme: Public spaces, Infrastructure, Urban Development

Projects in France (Île-de-France région)

Support and coaching of innovative companies with high technological potential (AGORANOV - Science & Tech Incubator based in Paris)

Theme: Support to businesses, Innovation, Digital Transformation

Entrepreneur #LEADER program of the Île-de-France Region in support of entrepreneurship - aims to provide comprehensive understanding and in-depth training on the legal, commercial, financial, and management aspects inherent in any entrepreneurial project

Theme: Support to businesses, Innovation

Creation of the Digital House – Digital Hub promoting the development of digital enterprises and the digitization of traditional businesses by offering incubation services, support, and hosting facilities

Theme: Support to businesses, Innovation, Digital Transformation

Projects in Belgium (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale)

Beer Palace - a new cultural, commercial and tourist hub around Belgian beer in the Brussels Stock Exchange building.

Theme: Competitiveness of SMEs

CycloParking Project - Facilitate management of bike parking facilities to encourage smooth travel in the Brussels Region

Theme: Infrastructure, Sustainable Mobility

BARRACKS - Renovating old barracks into very low-energy buildings for “university, shared and collective facilities”

Theme: Energy efficient renovation of public infrastructure, job creation

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