The Programme has 3 Priorities divided into 5 Specific Objectives, which demonstrate the changes that the Programme plans to deliver within the eligible area. Applicants can apply for funding under one of the following objectives.
To increase the delivery and uptake of innovative products, processes, systems and services in shared smart specialisation sectors.
To increase the quality and the effectiveness of service delivery to the most socially and economically disadvantaged groups through social innovation.
To increase the development and uptake of existing or new low-carbon technologies in the sectors that have the highest potential for a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
To realise the potential of the common natural and cultural assets to deliver innovative and sustainable growth.
To enhance and protect the coastal and transitional water ecosystems.