Projects implementation
Projects implementation

Projects implementation


This area is dedicated to the approved projects. Once projects are approved, it is essential to understand and comply with the Programme's key rules and requirements. The resources here presented provide you with templates, guides, and tips to support you in the successful implementation of your project. You can find detailed information on project reporting, financial management, communication and monitoring procedures. Regularly updated, this section serves as a valuable hub for project partnerships, offering guidance and tools to navigate the various stages of implementation efficiently.

 

The Programme Manual is a comprehensive guide outlining the guidelines and procedures for implementing projects funded under the Programme. It serves as a reference for project partnerships, covering aspects such as eligibility criteria, financial management, and reporting requirements. The manual ensures transparency, consistency, and adherence to the Programme objectives, facilitating effective collaboration in the Atlantic Area region, and contributing to sustainable development and cooperation among participating regions.


Programme Manual V3.2 - Nov 2023
Within this section, you can find the key templates required for the contracting process. These documents are designed to guide and facilitate the contracting process, offering a comprehensive resource for project partners to meet the necessary legal and financial requirements and ensure a smooth and compliant start to your project.

Reporting

 

Projects are required to submit Progress Reports every six months and must detail project activities and expenditures over the specified timeframe. Projects can also submit Extraordinary Reports independently from the regular Progress Reports, they are essential for capturing expenditures that fall outside the standard six-month reporting cycle. These reports play a crucial role in maintaining accuracy and completeness in financial documentation.

To assist projects in the reporting process, you can find here guidance on preparing Progress Reports and handling Modification Requests.


Tutorials

Beneficiaries must access the SIGI (Integrated Management and Monitoring System) platform to manage their project.
Here you can access application documents, submit Partner Progress Reports, interact with Controllers and National Authorities regarding the reporting process, submit a Project Progress Report and Payment Claims, request for project modifications, and use a shared cloud for collaboration with partners.


Access the SIGI Platform
Ensuring compliance with State Aid rules must be guaranteed throughout the implementation of your project. It is important to note that the information initially provided by partners during the application phase may evolve as the project progresses. This requires continuous diligence to align with State Aid regulations.

Use the resources here available to better understand, simplify compliance efforts, and reduce the potential risks associated with State Aid.

Project partners have an essential role in communication, ensuring visibility and raising awareness of their activities and results and their impact on the Atlantic regions and citizens. In this section, you can find the necessary guidance and tools to comply with the Programme brand requirements and with the EC regulations in terms of the visibility of funded projects.

Branding



Guidelines for project communication



Downloads




Communicating Cohesion Policy




Legislation regarding communication and visibility


Projects must abide by the regulatory obligations relating to the EU communication and information requirements and the Subsidy Contract regarding beneficiaries’ responsibilities and obligations regarding publicity, communication and branding of projects.


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