SOPHRD – final evaluation results and new calls announced

March 27, 2014

The day of March 25th came with good news for SOPHRD program beneficiaries. The long expected list of approved strategic projects for KAI 2.3 (qualification training courses) was published and we gladly inform you that all projects developed by VAPRO under this KAI were approved with a very good score. On this occasion we congratulate the applicants and their partners and wish them success in implementation!

Please find below a brief analysis of this financing call, with the rate of approved projects versus submitted projects of around 22%:

  • 342 projects were submitted for an allocated budget of 228 million Euro
  • 197 projects were rejected in phase A (administrative) according to the list published on 22.11.2013
  • 75 projects were approved out of approximately 170 projects that have entered phase B (technical verification), totaling about 93 million Euro and covering 40% of the allocated budget

Also on March 26th new lists with approved projects were published for KAI 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 6.2 and 6.3 – strategic and grant type projects. More information can be found here:

European Funds Minister stated for / that in April all contracts for projects submitted last year and funded under SOPHRD and SOPIEC will be signed and from May new calls will be open under these programs.
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