BSR INTERREG III B PARTNER SEARCH FORUM
POLAND, 15-17 JUNE 2003
information is providing you with
There are only 100
organisers, The Baltic Sea Region INTERREG III B
Joint Secretariat in close co-operation with the Government Centre for Strategic
Studies and the Pomerania
Region in Poland invite
interested project owners to:
Baltic Sea Region’s countries are “on
the eve” of EU accession. This means, inter alia, new
perspectives for the transnational cooperation on spatial planning and
regional development in the BSR in general and for the BSR INTERREG III B
Initiative in particular.
in this light and to better prepare new project ideas promoting a high
quality and transnational-oriented approach, the
fifth call for BSR INTERREG III B main applications is postponed till the
end of January 2004. Thus, new
projects, which are expected to appear in coming months, will hopefully
be characterized by stronger and deeper involvement of partners from the New Member States.
The purpose of the Third Partner Search Forum (PSF) in Gdańsk is to enhance integration of experiences from the southern part of the BSR and promote new initiatives, north-south and east-west, in the preparation of joint projects on spatial planning and regional development in the Baltic Sea Region.
focus during the one and a half-day PSF will be on Project Idea presentations
in parallel with thematic workshops, tangible to the programme and its following
on the different funding options
for projects will be explored and practical advice will be given by
experts from the EU Commission as well as INTERREG, PHARE and TACIS
offices, on project application conditions.
further information see the attached Final
related to the focus of the PSF
are invited to present their project ideas. To facilitate the project
presentation and the partner search, it is important that participants
present and update their project ideas by using the interactive
BSR INTERREG III B Project
of all Project Ideas interactively submitted (updated) to the Joint
add or update you project idea please go to the interactive
Idea Database at www.bsrinterreg.net/projects.html
in “Project Ideas” section and follow the ”Add
idea” in the left navigation bar. If you have any further questions
please contact Mattias Alisch at the Joint Secretariat: email@example.com
note that project owners and institutions submitting project idea(s) to
Project Idea Catalogue should constitute the vast majority of PSF
PSF will take place on 15-17 June 2003, with
possible arrival on Saturday the 14th (apex tickets) and
departure on Tuesday afternoon the 17th.
is easily accessible from all BSR countries:
venue for the entire event will be Hevelius Hotel located in
Gdańsk city centre.
further information on the hotel, please visit: www.orbis.pl/polish/hot_hev_p.html.
At Sunday afternoon (15 June at 13:00) a guided sightseeing tour to the famous and largest brick-made Medieval Castle, located in Malbork, will be arranged.
The sightseeing ends with Medieval Dinner at the Castle.
further details concerning Malbork Castle, please visit: www.zamek.malbork.pl
is attached to this Final Announcement
Pomerania Development Agency is running a PSF
Secretariat, to which all Registration Forms must be sent by:
contact person is Robert MAZURKIEWICZ (tel. +4858 323 31 24).
for the registration is 16 May. Maximum number of participants is 100.
Participation at the PSF is free of charge.
The PSF organisers will cover for meals, according to the PSF Programme, and all technical arrangements at place in Gdańsk.
Accommodation costs have to be covered by participants themselves.
for participants from Belarus
and BSR-Russia could be
See you in Gdańsk! Welcome!
behalf of the organisational working committee,