Interreg BSR Seed Money: 2nd Call for Applications open

The second call for the Interreg BSR Seed Money is open from 5 November 2019. Interested applicants are welcome to submit their applications until 9 December 2019.

Seed money is funding provided by the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme to support the preparation of projects in line with the Action Plan of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR). With seed money support projects can be prepared for any funding source available in the region. The seed money application procedure consists of two steps.


Step 1:  Pre-selection by EUSBSR Policy Area and Horizontal Action Coordinators

Call open: 5 November 2019

Submission of draft applications to the relevant Policy Area or Horizontal Action Coordinator (PAC/HAC)s by 9 December 2019:

  • The pre-selection of applications related to spatial planning topics is ensured by the coordinators of the Horizontal Action “Spatial Planning”– VASAB and HELCOM.
  • Relevant applications should be consulted with and submitted to VASAB Secretariat (, cc:  and HELCOM Secretariat (

Pre-selection by PACs/HACs: 20 January 2020


Step 2: Submission of seed money applications to Interreg Baltic Sea Region (only applications pre-selected by PACs/HACs)

Submission of applications to the Managing Authority/Joint Secretariat via online system by 23 March 2020

Selection of seed money projects by the Monitoring Committee: June 2020

Applicants have to take into consideration that the EUSBSR Action Plan is currently under revision. The revision process might not be finalised during the seed money application phase. As the project ideas have to be in line with the revised Action Plan and have to meet the expectations and needs of the relevant policy area or horizontal action, it is highly recommended to discuss the project ideas and their contribution to the revised Action Plan with the relevant PAC/HAC as early as possible. In case of any question related to the Seed money call, please contact VASAB Secretariat ( or HELCOM Secretariat (


More information about the call is available HERE.

To learn more about the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, the Action Plan and how  your project can support the strategy, please visit the EUSBSR´s homepage.

For more information about HA Spatial Planning and its activities, please, look HERE.