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Representativeness of keep.eu data

Keep.eu has extensive data on projects, programmes and partners of Territorial Cooperation involving the European Union, since 2000. And it adds more by the minute, even though updates to this page only come once a day, after business close.

This page provides an understanding of how much keep.eu covers the projects and partners in the overall sector made up of Interreg, Interreg-IPA and ENI cross-border to this date.

The charts and base figures show how representative keep.eu is overall. The Excel exports contain how each single field is represented, both at programme-type and at programme levels. An important note in connection with this: Fields with very little text are a real challenge for language detection, which may lead to errors.

The FAQ entry on data contains important information regarding the full array of data, their meaning, concepts pertaining to data in keep.eu, processes, among many other issues that provide a solid understanding of data in keep.eu.

Important dates to understand keep.eu’s representativeness

  • 2021-04-15, last addition of projects or partnerships to the keep.eu database.
  • 2021-04-20, latest counting of projects/partnerships from all programmes’ websites.
  • 2021-07-31, foreseen next counting of projects/partnerships from all programmes’ websites.

Projects in keep.eu versus the sector (%)

The chart compares the number of projects in the database with the overall number of actual projects. The latter is collected manually from all the Interreg, Interreg-IPA and ENI cross-border programmes’ websites every three months. Be sure to check the dates on the top-right side of this page to understand when the last count was and when the next one will be.

Important note: Keep.eu focuses on contracted projects. Representativeness per project thus shows, as much as possible, how many contracted projects there are in keep.eu versus overall. However, some programmes show on their websites the number of approved projects only. In these cases, representativeness is reckoned with the number of approved projects in the denominator. We thus tend to show an apparent representativeness rate of keep.eu somewhat below the real one.

Furthermore, to refer to the figures feeding the chart, click the link right below it. For full detail on the representativeness of each project field (per programme type and down to programme), use the Export to Excel button (button to the right of this text).

– Show base figures –
Programme type/programming period 2000-2006 2007-2013 2014-2020 All programming periods
In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall %
Interreg cross-border 6 009 8 690 69% 6 758 7 250 93% 4 391 5 104 86% 17 158 21 044 82%
Interreg transnational 1 131 1 183 96% 1 148 1 236 93% 1 339 1 413 95% 3 618 3 832 94%
Interreg interregional 363 363 100% 333 333 100% 378 400 94% 1 074 1 096 98%
ENPI/ENI cross-border 0 0 100% 926 928 100% 697 804 87% 1 623 1 732 94%
Interreg-IPA cross-border 0 0 100% 633 802 79% 597 671 89% 1 230 1 473 84%
Total 7 503 10 236 73% 9 798 10 549 93% 7 402 8 392 88% 24 703 29 177 85%

Partnerships in keep.eu versus the sector (%)

The chart compares the number of partnerships in the database with the overall number of actual partnerships in the sector. This is collected from all the Interreg, Interreg-IPA and ENI cross-border programmes’ websites every three months. Be sure to check the dates on the top-right side of this page to understand when the last count was and when the next one will be.

Furthermore, to refer to the figures feeding the chart, click the link right below it. For full detail on the representativeness of each partner field (per programme type and down to programme), use the Export to Excel button (button to the right of this text).

– Show base figures –
Programme type/programming period 2000-2006 2007-2013 2014-2020 All programming periods
In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall %
Interreg cross-border 15 597 27 573 57% 24 553 28 194 87% 20 823 27 287 76% 60 973 83 054 73%
Interreg transnational 11 130 11 202 99% 10 999 11 496 96% 9 738 12 229 80% 31 867 34 927 91%
Interreg interregional 3 473 3 473 100% 3 184 3 184 100% 2 965 3 091 96% 9 622 9 748 99%
ENPI/ENI cross-border 0 0 100% 4 216 4 216 100% 2 717 3 222 84% 6 933 7 438 93%
Interreg-IPA cross-border 0 0 100% 1 905 2 357 81% 1 491 2 168 69% 3 396 4 525 75%
Total 30 200 42 248 71% 44 857 49 447 91% 37 734 47 997 79% 112 791 139 692 81%

Programmes with projects featured in keep.eu (%)

Keep.eu contains information on ALL the Interreg (cross-border, transnational and networking), Interreg-IPA cross-border, ENPI/ENI cross-border and IPA-IPA cross-border programmes since 2000. Programme data representativeness is thus 100%.

What the chart compares is the number of programmes featuring projects in the database with the overall number of existing Interreg, Interreg-IPA and ENI cross-border programmes (IPA-IPA cross-border programmes are not included in this reckoning, since the goal is, for these programmes’ projects, to show in keep.eu a qualitatively, as opposed to quantitatively, representative set).

To refer to the figures feeding the chart, click the link right below it. For full detail on the project and partner representativeness per programme type and per programme, use the Export to Excel button (button to the right of this text).

– Show base figures –
Programme type/programming period 2000-2006 2007-2013 2014-2020 All programming periods
In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall %
Interreg cross-border 62 64 97% 55 55 100% 54 60 90% 171 179 96%
Interreg transnational 13 13 100% 12 13 92% 15 15 100% 40 41 98%
Interreg interregional 7 7 100% 3 4 75% 3 4 75% 13 15 87%
ENPI/ENI cross-border 0 0 100% 12 12 100% 15 15 100% 27 27 100%
Interreg-IPA cross-border 0 0 100% 8 8 100% 10 10 100% 18 18 100%
Total 82 84 98% 90 92 98% 97 104 93% 269 280 96%

Documents (last update: 2021-04-08 and 4,055 documents in keep.eu)

Starting in the 2014-2020 period, the keep.eu team has been collecting output documents on the projects featured in the keep.eu database. Unlike for data on projects and partnerships, for documents, understandably, we cannot estimate how representative keep.eu is. However, it is important to inform keep.eu users of the main features affecting the collection of documents and the programmes covered to date.

Important to know about the process: The keep.eu team collects documents in rounds, each round covering all the programmes with data in keep.eu. It started with the programmes which projects closed the earliest. Documents are collected only for projects that closed at least six months beforehand. Regarding videos, only those in Youtube or Vimeo are embedded in keep.eu. Lastly, and this last rule applies only to transnational programmes, in case a transnational project lists the same document in different language editions, only the one in English is uploaded to keep.eu.

Programmes, in alphabetical order, covered by at least one round of document collection (and the percentage of their projects with documents in keep.eu):

  • Interreg-IPA CBC Romania – Serbia (46% of this programme’s projects in keep.eu feature output documents)
  • Interreg V-A Austria – Germany / Bavaria (Bayern – Österreich) (28%)
  • Interreg V-A Austria – Hungary (2%)
  • Interreg V-A Estonia – Latvia (17%)
  • Interreg V-A Finland – Estonia – Latvia – Sweden (Central Baltic) (42%)
  • Interreg V-A France – Germany – Switzerland (Rhin supérieur-Oberrhein) (49%)
  • Interreg V-A France – Italy (ALCOTRA) (13%)
  • Interreg V-A Germany – The Netherlands (36%)
  • Interreg V-A Italy – France (Maritime) (26%)
  • Interreg V-A Latvia – Lithuania (35%)
  • Interreg V-A Lithuania – Poland (25%)
  • Interreg V-A Poland – Denmark – Germany – Lithuania – Sweden (South Baltic) (14%)
  • Interreg V-A Poland – Germany / Saxony (31%)
  • Interreg V-A Romania – Bulgaria (26%)
  • Interreg VB Alpine Space (23%)
  • Interreg VB Balkan-Mediterranean (64%)
  • Interreg VB Central Europe (20%)
  • Interreg VB Danube (45%)
  • Interreg VB Mediterranean (27%)
  • Interreg VB North Sea (12%)
  • Interreg VB North West Europe (14%)
  • Interreg VB Northern Periphery and Artic (10%)
  • Interreg VB South West Europe (47%)
  • URBACT III (35%)