European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation: a tool to facilitate cross-border, trans-national or inter-regional cooperation
EGTCs were established in 2006 by the European Parliament and the Council with the political support of the Committee of the Regions. They enable regional and local authorities from different member states to cooperate more effectively, for example by allowing them to directly apply for and manage European funds.
Role of EGTCsTo organise and manage cross-border, trans-national or interregional cooperation measures with or without EU financial support.
Who can set up an EGTC?
A taste of what an EGTC can do
Role of the Committee of the Regions
For further information, visit the EGTC portal