Joint Monitoring Committee held its sixth meeting in Savonlinna, Finland

Sixth meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) took place on 5-6 September 2018 in Savonlinna, South-Savo, Finland. Committee had an interim overview on currently ongoing grant contract negotiation process with the awarded projects from the calls 1 and 2 and of those 10 Large Infrastructure Projects that have been approved by the European Commission in August 2018. It also made decisions of the next call and project proposals to be funded from the third call.

Fifth round of call closes 27 March 2019
The JMC made decision to organize fifth round of call with indicative financial envelope of € 6,8 Mio. Call is open for all four priorities, but the maximum duration of the projects is limited to 30 months, due to ending phase of the projects’ implementation at the end of 2022. Deadline for project proposals is 27 March 2019 and the evaluation and selection process is foreseen to be finalized in September 2019. The Managing Authority will organize workshops and applicant support closer to submission deadline, exact dates and places will be published shortly.

10 new awards
Projects selection process of third round of call, closed on 28 March 2018, has been finalized and the JMC awarded 10 projects for funding, with total programme support of circa € 6,5 Mio. Official decisions, as the Executive Orders, are send to the lead applicants by the end of October, followed by the invitation to start Grant Contract negotiation process with the Managing Authority.

Short-list of the selected projects from the call 3:

KS1528  NaStA, LP Geological Survey of Finland (FIN)

KS1460  SHEMWP, LP Environmental office of Lappeenranta region (FIN)

KS1648  One Drop, LP Lappeenranta University of Technology (FIN)

KS1549  CoExist, LP University of Eastern Finland (FIN)

KS1592  CroBoDDIT, LP Lappeenranta University of Technology (FIN)

KS1529  GET READY, LP Eco-Express-Service LLC (RUS)

KS1608  Road Maintenance Business, LP The Road Committee of the Leningrad region (RUS)

KS1585  FUTURATECH, LP Kotka-Hamina Regional Development Company Cursor Ltd. (FIN)

KS1338  GB, LP Municipality of Virolahti (FIN)

KS1582  TWIN CAMPUS, LP Saint Petersburg National Research University of ITMO (RUS)

(Official -publication list of awards- with more detailed information will be made available after the approval of JMC meeting minutes)