The aim of Interact III is strengthening the effectiveness and improving the quality of activities in territorial cooperation in the programme area. . Interact is primarily focused on dissemination of knowledge, experience and other outputs from the cross-border, transnational and interregional cooperation, as well as contribution to the Strategy 2020 and the use of networks supporting innovative approaches. Thera are no new projects implemented within the programme Interact III, as well as in the Interact II programme, involving the general public.
INTERACT III cooperation programme has three Specific Objectives:
- improving ETC programmes management and control capacity,
- improving ETC capacity in the collection and communication of the programme results,
- improving the capacity of cooperation management to implement the innovative approaches (EGTC, revolving funds, macro-regional strategies (MRS), Art. 96, integrated territorial investments, etc.)
The Managing Authority is ensured by the Bratislava Self-Governing Region. INTERACT III also uses four Interact Points of the programme, i.e. Valencia (Spain), Viborg (Denmark), Vienna (Austria) and Turku (Finland). The National Coordinator and the National Contact Point is the Ministry of Regional Development.