Eligibility Rules

The competition will be open for participants from Austria, Catalonia, Flanders, Germany, Israel, Poland, Sweden and the UK (the participating countries and regions). In exceptional circumstances, partners from additional countries may be involved in the project. However, they will not receive any funding from the OLAE+ agencies and their role must be clearly defined and justified.

In order to be considered eligible and to be admitted to the independent transnational evaluation in the 2nd stage, applications must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • The application must be written in English and it must have been received duly and complete in its entirety before the deadline given in this call announcement.
  • At least two independent partners/ organisations from at least two participating countries have to be involved in the project.
  • Not more than 75% of the total eligible project costs shall be incurred by any single organisation or by the organisations from a single participating country.
  • Project duration shall be between 24 and 36 months.
  • All applications must align with the technical scope defined in section 3.
  • The project results have to be exploitable in the participating countries.

In addition, the national eligibility criteria which apply to the participants of a project proposal must be met. For the national eligibility criteria see Appendix A ‘Criteria for eligibility and evaluation’ in the competition brochure.