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Supporting sustainable development

The objective of the Green ICT programme is increased value creation and sustainable growth in Estonia’s private sector. Programme aims to stimulate and develop long-term business cooperation between Estonia and Norway.

 

Call is closed.

Name
Norway Grants ‘Green ICT’ programme 2014-2021
Maximum grant
150 000
Self-financing
minimum 50%
Total grant amount
1 800 000
Status
Closed
Difficulty level

who can apply?

  • Estonian entities already approved as Project Promoters in the framework of the Green ICT Programme in Estonia with an existing signed Project Contract.
  • Projects, which have already finished their project activities by the time of opening the call, will not be eligible for further funding.
  • Partners involved in already approved projects are considered eligible partners for the additional activities. In addition, involvement of new partners is considered eligible, therefore partners may include legal entities registered in Estonia or Norway (e.g. companies, non-profit associations, associations, foundations, universities).
  • The applicant and partners shall comply with the programme requirements as to already approved projects. In case the change in project parties, the existing partnership agreement shall be modified.

focus areas

All projects should contribute to at least one of the areas provided below:

 

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What is the objective of the grant?

To increase the competitiveness of Estonian companies by fostering cooperation between Estonia and Norway.

decrease in CO2 emissions and energy reduction

Increased profit

Creation of new jobs

Submit an application

Call is closed.

Start of submission of project applications is September12th, 2022, and end on November 11th, 2022 (at 16:00 local Estonian time).
Projects shall be submitted electronically in the e-service environment
Before applying for a grant in this call, an applicant may request pre-counselling from Enterprise Estonia. This is an individual meeting between Enterprise Estonia and the applicant in order to support the comprehensive preparation of the application and to clarify the programme requirements individually, if necessary (request for pre-councelling [email protected]).

Read the conditions for receiving the grant

Terms and conditions for additional activities call

Project plan guidelines

Sample application form

Information and communication requirements

submit application

Evaluation process

After the submission of the application, the application is registered and reviewed by Enterprise Estonia. The deadline for reviewing the application is ten business days of the registration of the application. During the review of the application, it is verified whether the application has been duly completed and received with all required Annexes.
Evaluation of all submitted projects shall take place in November 2022 – January 2023. Applications are evaluated by Enterprise Estonia and selection committee.

Selection criteria

25%
Additional activity is relevant for the already approved project and contributes to the same objective, purpose, and outcome as set in the already signed Project Contract for the project
25%
The planned activity is technically viable and feasible in terms of time-schedule (possible to implement within 30 April 2024), team and budget
25%
The Project Promoter has the necessary human resources and technical and financial capacity to implement the project and to support its costs
25%
The additional funding is targeted to strengthen the sustainability of the project results

decision-making process

On the basis of the selection committee proposition referred above Enterprise Estonia shall make a financing decision. The management board of Enterprise Estonia signs all financing decisions. Enterprise Estonia shall enter the project contract with the Project promoter on the basis of the financing decision.

Implementation period for the additional activities projects starts from February 1st, 2023 and lasts until April 30th, 2024.

How to apply?

Call is closed.

Start of submission of project applications is September12th, 2022, and end on November 11th, 2022 (at 16:00 local Estonian time).
Projects shall be submitted electronically in the e-service environment
Before applying for a grant in this call, an applicant may request pre-counselling from Enterprise Estonia. This is an individual meeting between Enterprise Estonia and the applicant in order to support the comprehensive preparation of the application and to clarify the programme requirements individually, if necessary (request for pre-councelling [email protected]).

Read the conditions for receiving the grant

Terms and conditions for additional activities call

Project plan guidelines

Sample application form

Information and communication requirements

submit application

After the submission of the application, the application is registered and reviewed by Enterprise Estonia. The deadline for reviewing the application is ten business days of the registration of the application. During the review of the application, it is verified whether the application has been duly completed and received with all required Annexes.
Evaluation of all submitted projects shall take place in November 2022 – January 2023. Applications are evaluated by Enterprise Estonia and selection committee.

Selection criteria

25%
Additional activity is relevant for the already approved project and contributes to the same objective, purpose, and outcome as set in the already signed Project Contract for the project
25%
The planned activity is technically viable and feasible in terms of time-schedule (possible to implement within 30 April 2024), team and budget
25%
The Project Promoter has the necessary human resources and technical and financial capacity to implement the project and to support its costs
25%
The additional funding is targeted to strengthen the sustainability of the project results

On the basis of the selection committee proposition referred above Enterprise Estonia shall make a financing decision. The management board of Enterprise Estonia signs all financing decisions. Enterprise Estonia shall enter the project contract with the Project promoter on the basis of the financing decision.

Implementation period for the additional activities projects starts from February 1st, 2023 and lasts until April 30th, 2024.

we`re here to assist you

Anari Lilleoja
Green ICT Programme Manager
Programme, grant, consultations for companies
+372 627 9452
[email protected]

Kersti Kuusksalu
Project manager
Events
+372 627 9720
[email protected]

Information of receival of the grant must be publicly available. The method of information and communication depends on the project’s grant rate and whether the project involves partners from Norway.

Information and communication requirements

Find more information about the previous projects and the grants they received here:

Look for financed I main call projects in funded project database

List of financed II main call projects

List of financed second small grant projects

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