European Territorial Cooperation funding if there’s no Brexit deal

How current and future European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) programmes would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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This page is out of date. It told you how to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.

After 31 January 2020 there will be a transition period until the end of 2020, while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements.

For current information, read:
Continued UK participation in EU programmes
ETC (Interreg) programmes across the UK

You can also read about the transition period.



If there’s a no-deal Brexit, find out how this would affect you if you:

  • want to apply for funding from ETC
  • already receive funding from ETC
Published 24 September 2018
Last updated 13 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated to add information on the EU contingency proposals.

  2. An update on the effect of an extension to the period leading up to EU Exit and the implications for no deal planning.

  3. This update provides further clarity to project partners in approved projects and to prospective applicants about the status of projects if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. It also provides information about the contingency proposals published by the European Commission.

  4. First published.