21st Call for Technical Assistance Grant Applications Now Open

21st Call for Technical Assistance Grant Applications Now Open


In accordance with the conclusions of the 19th Meeting of the WBIF Steering Committee, beneficiaries may submit grant applications for technical assistance by 01 March 2019.

Prior to this final deadline, potential applicants should consider the following intermediary closing date:

  • 15 February 2019: National IPA Coordinator transmits the pre-submission notification to the WBIF Secretariat via MIS.

Round 21 is open as follows:

  • For all six WBIF eligible sectors.
  • Digital infrastructure, energy, environment, and social projects are not restricted to those already existing in the WBIF pipeline, i.e. applications for new projects may be submitted. 
  • Transport projects must have a clear regional dimension, or unblock an existing project, and must be on the Core Network. Projects located on sections of Rail Corridor VIII that are part of the Comprehensive Network are exceptionally also eligible. Only Core airports, Core inland waterway ports, and Core maritime ports as defined under the Indicative Extension of the TEN-T Network to the Western Balkans are eligible for technical assistance grants.

Further details on how to apply may be found here.