Interreg Italy-Switzerland Cooperation Program 2021-2027

Research and Transfer Service

Submission deadline: 15 April 2024

The program supports EU cohesion policies and Swiss Regional Policy (NPR), enhancing competitiveness and economic, social cohesion across borders.
Funds cross-border projects in Vallese, Ticino, Grigioni, Lombardy ( Como, Sondrio, Lecco, Varese), Piedmont (Biella, Novara, Verbano Cusio Ossola, Vercelli), Valle d'Aosta, and Bolzano involving cooperation territories.
Deadline: see Application window
Funding and duration
Targets projects over €200,000 and up to 36 months, open to large enterprises, universities, research centers, and public entities within the cooperation area.
Swiss universities and research centers cannot lead research capacity projects; a different Swiss partner must lead. Swiss partners can only cover 50% of costs.
Financial Endowment
Funded by EU, Italy, participating Cantons, and Swiss Confederation, totaling €102.9 million and CHF 41.9 million, managed by local authorities.
Application Windows
Application windows for partners from both countries are:
15/01/2024-15/04/2024 (funding 60% of ordinary project budgets)
Further information
Interreg website
Marcello Triulzio