Puglia Region - Mediterranean Department

Contact person: Claudio Polignano
via P. Gobetti, 26 - 70125 Bari
tel. +39 080.540.6552 - fax. +39 080.540.6554
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Website: www.europuglia.it

The Mediterranean Department of Puglia Region, Lead Partnerof the Strategic ALTERENERGY project, was established in 2005, with the aim of supporting the international projection of the regional thematic excellences. Since then, the Department has been committed with the management of hundreds of Interreg projects, acting as Partner or Lead Partner.

Furthermore, since 1994, the previous regional office in charge for international cooperation has been the Managing Authority of the Interreg III A Italy – Albania Programme as well as National Execution Body of the Interreg III A Greece–Italy programme. In particular, within the Programme ‘Italy – Albania 2000-2006’, Puglia Region has selected and funded 80 projects amounting to 72,8 million Euros of resources. In the occasion of the ‘Greece–Italy 2000-2006’ programme, it has selected and funded 81 projects amounting to a total of 63, 8 million Euros of resources.

The Mediterranean Department has also carried out several projects within the Interreg III A Adriatic Cross Border Programme, the Interreg III B CADSES Program and the Interreg III B ArchiMed Programme. Furthermore, all officers working into the Mediterranean Department have gained a long time experience in managing EU funded Projects and Programmes. In fact, having acted as Managing Authority of previous cooperation programmes, the Department already have a well trained staff, used to manage complex projects.


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