Since 2008, the European Commission hands out annual REGIOSTARS awards to EU-funded projects which demonstrate excellence and new approaches in regional development. With the goal of inspiring other regions and project managers across Europe, participating projects are in the spotlight of communication activities at European level.


The REGIOSTARS are awarded to projects in five thematic categories, and the categories chosen for this year are as follows:

Category 1 - Smart Growth: Industrial transition for a Smart Europe

Category 2 - Sustainable Growth: Circular economy for a green Europe

Category 3 - Inclusive Growth: Skills and Education for an inclusive Europe           

Category 4 - Urban development: Citizens engagement for cohesive European cities         

Category 5 - Topic of the year 2020 – 30 Years of Interreg: Youth empowerment for cooperation across borders


Further information may be found on the following links:

Applications are open until 9th May 2020.






Published On: 26/03/2020