Proposal for LIFE IP submitted to the European Commission

Malopolska Region on behalf of all 45 partners submitted to the European Commission a full proposal for LIFE Integrated Project. Preparation of the proposal was possible thanks to the commitment and support of all partners who were actively involved at every stage providing the necessary information.

The total value of the project is 16.8 million euro and the requested funding from the LIFE Programme is 9.9 million euro. In addition funding from the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management is planned of 4.8 million euro and from the Regional Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management in Krakow of 0.9 million euro.

According to the expected schedule, assessment of the application by the European Commission experts will last until August. In the case of a positive decision to co-finance the project, its implementation will begin in October 2015 and will last eight years – until December 2023.