JASPERS success story
Date : 13 June 2012
Duration : 5:56
JASPERS (Joint Assistance to Support Projects in European Regions) provides advice to the 12 Central and Eastern EU Member States, Greece, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia during project preparation to help improve the quality of the major projects to be submitted for grant financing under the Structural and Cohesion Funds. The assistance is provided free of charge and is geared towards accelerating the absorption of the available funds.
As at 7 May 2013:
683 assignments completed since start of operations (2006)
JASPERS working on 527 assignments
334 JASPERS-supported applications for major projects submitted to the EU Commission, of which 252 approved
JASPERS is managed by the European Investment Bank (EIB) and co-sponsored by the European Commission, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and KfW Bankengruppe (KfW)
JASPERS' beneficiary Member States are Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia.