- Urban cluster http://interreg-med.eu
Urban clusters are clusters of contiguous grid cells of 1km² with a density of at least 300 inhabitants per km² and a minimum population of 5000.
- Undertaking http://interreg-med.eu
Entity engaged in an economic activity, regardless of its legal status ownership, the way it is financed and whether its aim is to make profit or not.In the framework of the Interreg MED Programme, economics operators are able to be direct beneficiaries of aid as partners in projects (not as Lead partners) under the General Block Exemption Regulation, or de minimis regime.
- Work Package http://interreg-med.eu
A "Work Package" (WP) is a group of activities defined in the working plan.
- web platform http://interreg-med.eu
The Interreg MED web platform will be the communication hub of the projects, allowing for promotion, but also management, coordination and exchange between them.The platform will host all project (modular + horizontal) websites.
- Value for money http://interreg-med.eu
Term referring to judgement on whether sufficient impact is being achieved for the money spent.
- Value added tax (VAT) http://interreg-med.eu
A type of consumption tax that is placed on a product whenever value is added at a stage of production and at final sale. Only VAT which is non-recoverable under national VAT legislation may be an eligible expenditure.
- verification http://interreg-med.eu
Concerning multi-module projects, at the end of each module, the MA/JS will perform a verification of the activities carried out and the deliverables produced by the project in order to check their compliance with the requirements established and to pass to the next module.
- Testing project (Module 2) http://interreg-med.eu
This type of project has the objective to test instruments, policies, strategies, joint plans already identified by previous projects (not necessarily arisen by the MED experience) through pilot activities, in the perspective of setting up solutions applicable to a wider set of users and terri-tories.
- Testing and capitalising project (M2+M3) http://interreg-med.eu
This type of project has the objective to test, at a wider level, instruments, policies, strategies, joint plans that have been already identified by previous initiatives (not necessarily arisen in the framework of the Interreg MED Programme) through pilot activities, ensuring the transferability of applied solutions in the territories concerned by the project (M2) and to capitalise results obtained during the first phase of the project (M2) with other projects results and experiences directly contributing to the project objectives (M3).
- Tool http://interreg-med.eu
A tool is to be understood as a mean for accomplishing a specific task or purpose. Tools should be jointly developed at transnational level and innovative. They comprise amongst others analytical tools, management tools, technical tools, software tools, monitoring tools, planning tools, decision support tools, evaluation tools etc. To be effective, a tool must be tailored to user needs and the respective framework conditions and has to be comprehensive and durable. This type of output or deliverable relates either to the joint development of new or further improvement and/or adaptation of existing durable tools as well as their subsequent operational implementation.