The operational programme is completed. The website is archived and is no longer updated.

The three regions Crete, North Aegean and South Aegean covered by the Regional Operational Programme of Crete and the Aegean Islands have a rich environment and tourist resources in order to attract high quality tourism, important infrastructure for international connections and prominent research centres and universities.

Therefore, within the 2007-2013 period, the design of the ROP for projects and aids to the region aims to:

  • diversify the economic base of the tourism sector,
  • provide better infrastructure,
  • promote sustainable development,
  • the provision of environmental infrastructure, nature protection and proper management of natural resources, 5. utilize the natural and cultural heritage
  • promote digital convergence and entrepreneurship and
  • combat intraregional disparities.

The program has a budget of 1.325 billion €.

The present website aims to provide information for each person on the above actions as well as of the procedures and the implementation progress of the ROP of Crete - Aegean Islands.

The relevant information material can be found in individual categories such as calls for proposals, news, information for beneficiaries, electronic library, etc