Pomorskie Voivodeship Regional Operational Programme for 2014-2020

The objective of the Programme is to increase the competitiveness of the Pomorskie region, ensuring in parallel the improvement of living conditions of its inhabitants through the principles of sustainable development. It aims to undertake the development challenges facing the region in the economy, education, vocational and social activities, potential of individual territories, the transport system, energy and the environment.

Unique characteristics of the Programme include importance and wide use of a territorial approach, a unique negotiation formula of urban revitalization projects, a bottom-up process of defining regional smart specialisations based on proposals made in open competition by interested business and science communities.

The expected results of the Programme are among others:

  • investment support for 3,700 enterprises;
  • R&D activity support for 150 companies;
  • improvement in energy efficiency of 460 buildings;
  • 15 waste processing installations upgraded;
  • 4,000 new places in crèches and 3,000 new places in kindergartens;
  • 45,000 students of vocational schools participating in internships;
  • support for more than 33,000 unemployed people in their search for a job;

Total Programme budget: 2,193,896,122.00 €
Total EU contribution: 1,864,811,698.00 €
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 1,340,249,168.00 €
European Social Fund (ESF): 524,562,530.00 €

Thematic priorities of the Programme:

  • Research and innovation
  • Information and communication technologies
  • SMEs competitiveness
  • Low-carbon economy
  • Climate change and risk prevention
  • Environment and resource efficiency
  • Transport and energy networks
  • Employment and labour market
  • Social inclusion
  • Education and training