Cooperation programme - Interreg V A Spain - Portugal (MAC) under European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 MAC - INTERREG V-A Open!


The cooperation programme Spain-Portugal (Madeira, Canaries and Azores) addresses the most important cross-border challenges linked to the implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy in the 3 Archipelagos border regions.

Strategically, within the two axes "Smart Growth", the programme contributes to a strengthened cross-border regional innovation capacity (axis 1) as well as to an increased cooperation of small and medium-sized enterprises and research and development sector across borders (axis 2).

At the same time, within the two axes linked to climate change and protecting the environment, the programme foresees actions aiming at promoting climate change adaptation (axis 3), risk prevention and management, reducing the environmental impact of the economic development and promoting resource efficiency (axis 4).

Finally, within the axis "Territorial cohesion" the programme plans actions targeting the development and improvement of cross-border public services and the enhancement of the identification of citizens with the Archipelagos border regions.


The five priorities of the programme are:

  • Broadening and improving cross-border capacities in research, development and innovation.
  • Enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs.
  • Promoting climate change adaptation.
  • Conserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency.
  • Promoting co-operation in legal and administrative questions and between citizens and institutions.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 130,19 Million EUR (Global Budget)

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