News

Project CoRot kick-off meeting and industrial workshop

17.08.2017

Interreg France (Channel) England project CoRot is holding its official kick-off meeting at the International Conference on Manufacturing Research in Greenwich, London on September 7.

Programme Highlights 2016

02.08.2017

Want to know more about the France (Channel) England Programme? Then why not read our 2016 highlights.

New Programme Manager appointed

28.07.2017

The France (Channel) England programme is pleased to announce that it has appointed Carolyn Reid as the new Programme Manager.

Project Pontoon to tackle digital skills shortage

24.07.2017

Lead Partner: University of PortsmouthTotal Project Budget: 5.8 million eurosEuropean Regional Development Fund contribution: 4 million eurosNumber of Partners: 11 (5 French, 6 English)Project Duration: 3.5 years

14.3 million euros of ERDF approved for 4 new projects

18.07.2017

We are pleased to announce that we have approved 100% of phase 2 projects at our recent project selection committee in Quimper. 

Cross-border event on Natural and Cultural Heritage - Save the date

13.07.2017

Following our workshops on the Programme’s specific objective 3.1, natural and cultural heritage, we’re organising a cross-border event in Bournemouth on 11 October 2017.

Vista-AR to use virtual and augmented reality to revolutionise the way we experience cultural heritage sites

12.07.2017

Lead Partner: University of ExeterTotal Project Budget: 7.8 million eurosEuropean Regional Development Fund contribution: 5.3 million eurosNumber of Partners: 8 (5 French, 3 English)Project Duration: 4 years

Annual Event registration now open!

19.06.2017

We’ve opened registration to our Annual Event 2017. The event will take place on Tuesday 26 September 2017  at the Palais du Grand Large in Saint-Malo, France.

Sign up to one of our workshops on cultural and natural heritage

12.06.2017

We’re organising a series of workshops in France and the UK focusing on our specific objective 3.1, natural and cultural heritage.

Project SAMARCH to improve management of Salmon and Sea Trout Populations in the English Channel

31.05.2017

Lead Partner: Game and Wildlife Conservation TrustTotal Project Budget: 7.8 million eurosEuropean Regional Development Fund contribution: 5.4 million euros Number of Partners: 10 (5 French, 5 English)Project Duration: 5 years

Project CoRot to support growth and competitiveness of SMEs in the Channel area

25.05.2017

Lead Partner: CESITotal Project Budget: 3.9 million eurosEuropean Regional Development Fund contribution: 2.6 million euros Number of Partners: 8 (5 French, 3 English)Project Duration: 3-and-a-half years

NEW single phase application process!

15.05.2017

Project idea to approved project in 4 simple steps!

Project S-3 EUROHAB to monitor Harmful Algal Blooms from space

09.05.2017

Lead Partner: Plymouth Marine LaboratoryTotal Project Budget: 3.7 million eurosEuropean Regional Development Fund contribution: 2.6 million euros Number of Partners: 9 (5 French, 4 English)Project Duration: 4 years

New Micro Projects call for 2017

20.04.2017

Since we launched our new Micro Projects initiative back in January 2017 we’ve had an overwhelming amount of interest from potential applicants!

Summary of the Fifth Call for Projects

18.04.2017

Our fifth call for projects closed on the 6 April. Please find below a summary of the call: 

8 million euros approved for 2 new projects

12.04.2017

This month we’ve approved two new projects, bringing the total number of projects approved in the last five months to eight - an ERDF budget of 28.1 million euros!

Micro Projects Call Open

06.04.2017

Our first ever Micro Project call is now open and will close at 12 noon English time (1pm French time) on the 4 May 2017!

We're recruiting a facilitator

31.03.2017

We’re recruiting a bi-lingual (French/English) speaking facilitator. The post will be based in Amiens, France.

Project SURFAS set to deliver significant cost savings to consumers

20.03.2017

Our latest project (SURFAS), led by Engineering University ESIGELEC, in Rouen France, will develop two energy saving devices that can be used with smoke alarms and Wi-Fi routers to make...

Newsletter March 2017

13.03.2017

Check out our latest newsletter:

Micro Projects Walk-in sessions – book your spot

10.03.2017

Earlier this year we launched a new funding opportunity called Micro Projects, which is aimed at encouraging smaller organisations to take part in cross-border projects.

5th call for projects is now open

02.03.2017

Our 5th call for Phase 1 project applications is now open! The call window will close at 12 noon English time (1pm French time) on the 6 April.

Calling all Project Applicants - Lessons learnt from Call 4

20.02.2017

With the fifth call for projects just around the corner (02 March - 06 April) we wanted to share some of the lessons learnt from our previous call for Phase...

Catch-up on our webinar on Social Innovation

14.02.2017

This week we held a webinar on the Programme’s Specific Objective 1.2 (Social Innovation) to help potential partners better understand the Programme’s expectations around this objective and to share examples...

We approve over 7 million euros of funding for three new projects!

10.02.2017

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve approved three new projects with a combined European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) contribution of over 7 million euros! The three projects will tackle one...

Introducing Micro Projects

23.01.2017

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new initiative called Micro Projects. The new scheme is aimed at encouraging smaller organisations to get involved in cross-border projects.

Last chance to register to Social Innovation Webinar!

19.01.2017

There are just a few weeks left to register for our live webinar on social innovation! You have until Friday 03 February to register.

5th call for projects to open the 02 March

17.01.2017

We wanted to share a quick reminder that the next call for Phase 1 project applications opens on 2 March and will close on the 6 April.

Our team is growing!

22.12.2016

Our team is continuing to grow! This month we’ve had four new starters join the team.

Register for our webinar on Social Innovation

20.12.2016

Are you interested in the Programme’s specific objective on Social Innovation? Then why not register for our online webinar taking place on Monday 13 February?

We're recruiting a facilitator

16.12.2016

We’re recruiting a bi-lingual (French/English) speaking facilitator. The post will be based within the Normandie Regional Council, at the Hôtel de Région in Caen.

Three new projects approved

16.12.2016

We’re happy to announce that we’ve approved three new projects!¹

ICE launches project with kick-off meeting

07.12.2016

Last week our ICE (Intelligent Community Energy) project launched the start of proceedings with a kick-off event held in the French town of Brest.

News from the Fourth Call

17.10.2016

The fourth call for projects closed on Thursday the 13th of October.

We are recruiting a Programme Coordinator

14.10.2016

Norfolk County Council is recruiting a Programme Coordinator for the INTERREG VA France (Channel) England Programme.

HM Treasury statement on EU fundings

05.10.2016

The UK Government, HM Treasury, issued a statement on Monday 3rd October confirming that it guarantees that if a project is contracted whilst the UK remains in the EU, project...

We are recruiting 2 Graduate Trainee - Finance and Appraisal posts

26.09.2016

Norfolk County Council is recruiting 2 Graduate Trainee – Finance and Appraisal posts, for the INTERREG VA France (Channel) England Programme.

The fourth call for projects is open until the 13th of October

13.09.2016

The fourth call for projects is open from the 13th of September 2016 to the 13th of October 2016 12 noon English time (1pm French time).

A new application form!

31.08.2016

For the 4th call for projects (13th September 2016 – 13th October 2016), and in line with our aim of continuous improvement, the Interreg France (Channel) England Programme is launching...

Annual event video

26.08.2016

Please find below the video of our annual event, held in Dorking on the 19th of May. 

Lessons learnt Phase 2

05.08.2016

A number of common issues with Phase 2 applications has been identified and we would like to draw the applicant's attention to these.

Our first project approved!

14.07.2016

Lead by Bretagne Developpement Innovation, nine organisations have partnered up to tackle the challenge of energy vulnerability in areas located at the end of the distribution network and reliant on...

Programme statement following the EU Referendum

07.07.2016

Norfolk County Council, the Managing Authority for the France (Channel) England Programme, remains committed to implementing the delivery of the Programme. 

A successful roadshow on coastal and transitional water ecosystems

06.07.2016

On the 16th of June, our cross border event gathered 90 stakeholders from the Channel area to discuss projects ideas to make a positive change on coastal and transitional water...

Implications of the referendum decision

28.06.2016

The Interreg VA France (Channel) England Programme is currently awaiting guidance from the Department of Communities and Local Government on the implications of the recent referendum decision.

The fourth call for projects opens from 13th of September to 13th of October 2016

21.06.2016

The fourth call for projects will open on the 13th of September 2016 and close on the 13th of October 2016 12 noon English time (1pm French time).

Annual event 2016

09.06.2016

We hosted our annual event on Thursday 19th May 2016 at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking. 

Roadshow: Channel coastal and transitional water ecosystems

12.05.2016

The protection and enhancement of coastal and transitional water ecosystems is one of the five priorities of the France (Channel) England Programme.

France (Channel) England Programme - Annual Event 2016

10.05.2016

We are hosting our annual event on Thursday 19th May 2016, Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking, England.

European Maritime Days

04.05.2016

The Interreg France (Channel) England Programme will attend the European Maritime Days in Turku (Finland) on 18 and 19 May.

News from the Third Call

04.04.2016

The third call for projects closed on Thursday the 24th of March.

Workshops on the coastal and transitional water ecosystems of the Channel area

23.03.2016

The protection and enhancement of coastal and transitional water ecosystems is one of the five priorities of the France (Channel) England Programme.

The third call for projects is now open!

23.02.2016

The third call for projects for phase 1 applications is now open and will close the 24th of March 2016 (12:00 noon English time).

Lessons learnt from the second call for projects

17.02.2016

With the third call for projects opening from 23rd of February to 24th of March, the Joint Secretariat would like to draw the attention of project partners to a few...

Second call - 8 projects approved!

16.02.2016

The Selection Sub-Committee for Phase 1 applications that were submitted at the second call for projects took place on 27th-28th January in Kings Lynn, Norfolk.

Bid-writing workshops

15.01.2016

The France (Channel) England Programme is organising 8 local bid writing workshops. If you plan to submit a project for the 3rd call (23/02/2016 to 24/03/2016), this is a practical workshop where...

THIRD CALL FOR PROJECTS OPENS FROM 23RD OF FEBRUARY TO 24TH OF MARCH 2016

03.11.2015

The third call for projects will open on the 23rd of February 2016 and close on the 24th of March 2016 12 noon English time (1pm French time).

It’s official: Our Programme is approved!

28.10.2015

The France (Channel) England team are happy to announce that our Cooperation Programme has officially been adopted by the European Commission.

News from Second Call

22.10.2015

The second call for projects closed on Monday the 19th of October. We have received 18 phase 1 applications for a total of 46 million euros ERDF.

Have your say on how to overcome the remaining obstacles to cross border cooperation!

29.09.2015

The European Commission is launching a public consultation on the remaining obstacles to cross border cooperation to collect experiences and opinions from citizens, key stakeholders and experts.

2nd CALL FOR PROJECTS IS NOW OPEN!

07.09.2015

The second call for project phase 1 applications is open from the 7th September to 19th October 2015 (12:00 noon English time).

First call for projects: an overwhelming response!

18.06.2015

The first call for projects proved extremely popular with 44 Phase One applications received for a total of 154 million euros of ERDF (representing 73.5% of the Programme ERDF budget).







Next selection sub-committees dates

10.06.2015

The applications received during the first call for projects are going to be reviewed by two selection sub-committees.