A relevant role within the nEUlakes experience have been played by the application to several European funding programs. The own network was created thanks to the support of the Europe for Citizens Programme 2007-2013. More details  are available at EACEA website (link), follows the presentation of nEUlakes project (link).

Throughout the creation and implementation nEUlakes network, selected and participated to other European funding programs. In particular, among the calls for proposals, here is a list of the winning projects:

Europe for Citizens Programme, Iris project

Europe for Citizens Programme 2014-2020, Manzanares El Real, Iseo: two lakes, one people. European twinning project.

European COSME Programme 2014-2020, LAKtive Tourism.

COSME is the EU Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). It runs from 2014 to 2020 with a planned budget of €2.3bn. COSME will support:

  • better access to finance for SMEs
  • access to markets for SMEs
  • entrepreneurship
  • more favorable conditions for business creation and growth

Call for project proposals 2015 aimed at increasing tourism flows in low and medium season, for senior (any person over 55 years old):

LAKtive website (link)

LAKtive tourism description (link)

– Erasmus+, Youth & SPA
Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport.