The Regional Challenge Fund (RCF) is excited to announce the winning applications for its Third Call grant program, awarding cooperative vocational education and training courses leading to nationally recognized certificates designed in cooperation between companies and VET providers. A total of 35 projects was selected for funding and the RCF dedicated 16,8 milion Euros for their implementation.
During the Third Call for Expressions of Interest from May 22nd until July 7th, 2023 the RCF received 155 applications from consortia of vocational training institutes and enterprises across the Western Balkan economies. Based on predefined eligibility criteria and available funding, 82 strong applications were shortlisted to proceed to the final stage.
We present to you the final list of the 35 winning projects which will pave the way for innovative VET programs across the region driving sustainable competitiveness of companies on their way to the EU single market.
Consortia whose projects weren’t selected are encouraged to watch out for future calls and reapply with refined proposals.