Seed Money Projects

EUSBSR Seed Money

Until the beginning of 2016 EUSBSR related seed money was provided by the EUSBSR Seed Money Facility. In a total of four seed money rounds 97 projects were approved since 2013 among them six tourism projects a summary of which you find below. In 2016 EUSBSR seed money moved to the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme and now is available under priority 4, specific objective 4.1.

ONGOING EUSBSR Seed Money Projects

1st round Interreg Baltic Sea Region still ongoing

COMPLETED EUSBSR Seed Money Projects


Hanseatic Initiative to develop new packages and product offers for tourism growth PP01 – Business Development Corporation Lübeck | DE
PP02 – Lübeck Travemünde Marketing | DE
PP03 – Inspiration Gotland | SE
PP04 – Kaunas City Municipality | LT
PP05 – Gdansk Tourism Organisation | PL
EUR 39,720.00


Event tourism in the Baltic Sea Region based on stories, tradition and common cultural identity PP01 – Foundation for Landscape Protection | PL
PP02 – Westpomerania Region | PL
PP03 – Västerviks Museum | SE
PP04 – Tietgen Competency Center | DK
PP05 – University of Tartu | EE
EUR 50,000.00


Baltic Sea Tourism Center PP01 – Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Tourist Board | DE
PP02 – Ministry of Economics, Construction and Tourism Mecklenburg-Vorpommern | DE
PP03 – Visit East Denmark | DK
PP04 – Region Blekinge | SE
PP05 – Pomorskie Tourist Board | PL
 EUR 49,974.00


 Routes to the Baltic Maritime Heritage – Increasing visibility and accessibility PP01 – Landsort Maritime and Environmental Center | SE
PP02 – Polish Maritime Museum in Gdansk | PL
PP03 – MTÜ Halulaev | EE
PP04 – Tourism Office Rostock & Warnemünde, Bureau Hanse Sail | DE
PP05 – Swedish Naval Museum in Karlskrona | SE
PP06 – Hanse Association THE HANSE | DE
 EUR 49,628.00


Baltic Sea Country Style – Attract tourists to rural areas PP01 – University of Greifswald, Institute of Geography | DE
PP02 – NGO Estonian Rural Tourism | EE
PP03 – MTÜ Halulaev | EE
PP04 – Latvian Country Tourism Association | LV
PP05 – Norwegian Rural Tourism and Local Food | NO
PP06 – Polish Federation of Rural Tourism “Hospitable Farms” | PL
PP07 – Lithuanian Rural Tourism Association | LT
PP08 – Seinäjoki Joint Municipal Authority of Education | FI
EUR 49,963.00 


Programme of development of sport and outdoor event tourism in the BSR PP01 – Polish Union of Active Mobility | PL
PP02 – International Sport and Culture Association | DK
PP03 – Jyvaskyla University of Applied Sciences| FI
EUR 49,995.00

Baltic Sea Tourism Forum

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10th Baltic Sea Tourism Forum 2-3 November 2017, Turku

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EU Funding for the Tourism Sector

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Guide on EU Funding for the Tourism Sector 2014-2020

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Sustainability in Tourism

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Promoting a sustainable development of the sector

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Sustainable Blue Growth Agenda

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Developing an implementation strategy for the agenda

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