The second round of a call was closed on 30 June 2017 at 23:30 Finnish time. In total, 51 applications for 41,6 million euros were submitted to the Programme. The Managing Authority shall conduct, with the assistance of its branch office, an administrative and eligibility compliance check for each application. The applications that pass the administrative checks will be forwarded to the quality assessment. The evaluation and assessment process takes approximately four months. The Joint Monitoring Committee shall take final decisions* of the funded projects in December 2017.
*The decisions are made on condition, and the Grant Contracts with the funded projects may be signed after the Programme’s Financial Agreement is ratified in the Russian Duma.