Territorial Cooperation Programme - Interreg VB Sudoe 2014-2020 Interreg VB Sudoe Open!


The cooperation programme best known by the name SUDOE addresses transnational challenges associated with the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy in the south-west of Europe. It supports cooperation in the smart development and sustainable development spheres, focusing in particular on cooperation between the research and innovation networks, by developing the dissemination of applied research linked to Key Enabling Technologies (KETs), and encouraging cooperation between the various departments and institutions that support the development and internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

It also supports the dissemination of best practices and innovative solutions for energy efficiency in buildings or consumption of renewable energy, the development of risk management coordination strategies and activities, especially those linked to water resources shortages, and the preservation and promotion of natural and cultural heritage, particularly Natura 2000 network sites.


The programme consists of five priority areas, plus technical assistance for implementing the programme:

  • Promoting innovatory capacity to create smart and sustainable growth.
  • Boosting the competitiveness and internationalisation of SMEs.
  • Improving policies on energy efficiency in public buildings and housing.
  • Preventing and managing risks more efficiently.
  • Protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency.
  • Technical assistance.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 141,88 Million EUR (Global Budget)

Further information about the programme

Useful documents

Official webpage of the programme