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Welcome to the online service for EU regional and structural policy programmes

The targets of the EU regional and structural policy are to address disparities in development and well being between regions ensuring sustainable growth and competitiveness of the European union and its member states. The EU programme Innovation and skills in Finland 2021-2027 will help promoting long term growth and renewal in Finland.

Targets of the programme are to renew the economical structures of the areas, improve employment and competencies and increase inclusion. Funding comes from three funds that complement each other: European socialfund plus (ESF+), European regional development fund (ERDF) and Just transition fund (JTF).

Themes of the programme

  1. Innovative Finland (ERDF)
  2. Carbon neutral Finland (ERDF)
  3. More accessible Finland (ERDF)
  4. Competent and inclusive Finland that provides work (ESF+)
  5. Finland of social innovations (ESF+)
  6. Finland that prevents material deprivation (ESF+)
  7. Finland of just transition (JTF)

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All application periods in Eastern Finland 

Application periods are available only in Finnish and Swedish.

EURA 2021

Digital system for handling EU regional and structural policy funds for the 2021-2027 program period

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The structural funds website 2014–2020

The website is no longer updated.

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Structural funds in social media