What do we mean by

European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC for short)?

EGTC is an independent legal entity ensuring the most developed institutional framework for the cross-border cooperation activities of European local and regional authorities.

According to the EU Regulation, Member States, regional and local authorities, bodies governed by public law under the effect of the Directive on public procurement and undertakings entrusted with operation of services of general economic interest as well as the associations of the above may establish an EGTC subject to that the partners have their seats in two EU member countries or one member state and a third country.