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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 close of business.

This page provides an understanding of how much keep.eu covers the universe of Interreg programmes, projects and partners – and also how many projects publish output documents and how many of these have their documents featured in keep.eu.

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

  • 2024-02-22, last addition of projects or partnerships to the keep.eu database.
  • 2023-11-29, latest counting of projects/partnerships from all programmes’ websites.
  • 2024-02-29, 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 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, temporarily disabled for technical reasons on 2023-03-16).

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Programme type/programming period 2000-2006 2007-2013 2014-2020 2021-2027 All programming periods
In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall %
Cross-border (internal) 4 713 7 159 66% 6 594 7 057 93% 5 427 5 622 97% 475 904 53% 17 209 20 742 83%
Transnational 723 723 100% 973 973 100% 1 305 1 323 99% 239 420 57% 3 240 3 439 94%
Interregional 363 363 100% 333 333 100% 411 415 99% 102 110 93% 1 209 1 221 99%
Cross-border (neighbouring) 828 939 88% 1 068 1 070 100% 937 942 99% 0 0 100% 2 833 2 951 96%
Outermost regions 201 253 79% 197 285 69% 401 402 100% 0 0 100% 799 940 85%
Cross-border (pre-accession) 675 799 84% 633 802 79% 771 787 98% 2 43 5% 2 081 2 431 86%
Total 7 503 10 236 73% 9 798 10 520 93% 9 252 9 491 97% 818 1 477 55% 27 371 31 724 86%

 

No. of non-Interreg projects part of EU macro-regional strategies featured in keep.eu: 440
No. of non-Interreg IPA cross-border projects featured in keep.eu:  62
Total no. of projects featured in keep.eu: 27 873

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 Interreg. This is collected from all the Interreg 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, temporarily disabled for technical reasons on 2023-03-16).

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Programme type/programming period 2000-2006 2007-2013 2014-2020 2021-2027 All programming periods
In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall %
Cross-border (internal) 12 359 22 458 55% 24 227 27 835 87% 26 811 29 314 91% 752 4 526 17% 64 149 84 133 76%
Transnational 8 189 8 189 100% 10 438 10 438 100% 11 971 12 054 99% 1 780 3 974 45% 32 378 34 655 93%
Interregional 3 473 3 473 100% 3 184 3 184 100% 3 150 3 171 99% 102 865 12% 9 909 10 693 93%
Cross-border (neighbouring) 2 458 2 862 86% 4 525 4 525 100% 3 644 3 659 100% 0 0 100% 10 627 11 046 96%
Outermost regions 791 863 92% 583 1 108 53% 401 1 950 21% 0 0 100% 1 775 3 921 45%
Cross-border (pre-accession) 2 935 4 402 67% 1 905 2 357 81% 2 232 2 412 93% 9 202 4% 7 081 9 373 76%
Total 30 205 42 247 71% 44 862 49 447 91% 48 209 52 560 92% 2 643 9 567 28% 125 919 153 821 82%

 

No. of non-Interreg partnerships part of EU macro-regional strategies featured in keep.eu: 520
No. of non-Interreg IPA cross-border project partnerships featured in keep.eu:  171
Total no. of partnerships featured in keep.eu: 126 610

 


Keep.eu contains information on ALL Interreg 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 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).

Since one of the four interregional programmes (Interact, the programme that manages keep.eu) does not work with projects, it is not included in the overall count of programmes. For this reason, the figures in the chart and table below, and in general for the purposes of representativeness of keep.eu, consider only three interregional programmes.

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, temporarily disabled for technical reasons on 2023-03-16).

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Programme type/programming period 2000-2006 2007-2013 2014-2020 2021-2027 All programming periods
In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall % In keep.eu Overall %
Cross-border (internal) 46 46 100% 53 53 100% 54 54 100% 20 48 42% 173 201 86%
Transnational 8 8 100% 10 10 100% 12 12 100% 8 13 62% 38 43 88%
Interregional 7 7 100% 3 3 100% 3 3 100% 2 3 67% 15 16 94%
Cross-border (neighbouring) 10 10 100% 13 13 100% 15 15 100% 0 5 0% 38 43 88%
Outermost regions 3 3 100% 3 4 75% 5 6 83% 0 4 0% 11 17 65%
Cross-border (pre-accession) 8 8 100% 8 8 100% 10 10 100% 1 10 10% 27 36 75%
Total 82 82 100% 90 91 99% 99 100 99% 31 83 37% 302 356 85%

 

No. of non-Interreg IPA cross-border programmes with projects featured in keep.eu:   17
Total no. of programmes featured in keep.eu: 319

Documents featured in keep.eu and projects surveyed for documents

Starting in the 2014-2020 period, the keep.eu team has been collecting output documents on the projects featured in the keep.eu database. The goal is to preserve and aggregate the wealth of knowledge and expertise gained by the sector’s projects.

It is not possible to precisely reckon how representative our library is, hence we use a proxy, featured in the chart and table below. For instance, many projects produce no thematic documents, or very few, whereas others produce a large number of documents. This doesn’t mean that the former projects do not deliver (document production is mainly a result of a project’s nature, goals, and method). But it means that representativeness will tend to skew negatively.

The chart and table below (and the Excel export to the right, temporarily disabled for technical reasons on 2023-03-16) should thus only be used as an imperfect gauge of keep.eu’s progress in collecting documents, per programme. Uses beyond that are a misuse of its nature.

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 whose first 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, in case a transnational project lists the same document in different language editions, only the one in English (or, in the lack thereof, in French or German) is uploaded to keep.eu. For more information about this process, please refer to the FAQ on Documents.

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Fetching latest table data..

Programme types 2014-2020 programmes Projects in keep.eu featuring output documents Projects with documents in keep. eu %
Overall All 2014-2020 programmes 5 453 3 559 65%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Black Sea Basin ENI CBC 52 9 17%
Interregional ESPON 2020 63 63 100%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Estonia – Russia ENI CBC 71 8 11%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Hungary – Slovakia – Romania – Ukraine ENI CBC 54 4 7%
Interregional INTERACT III 0 0 0%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Austria – Czech Republic 47 47 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Austria – Germany / Bavaria (Bayern –
Österreich)
10 10 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Austria – Hungary 18 18 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Belgium – France (France – Wallonie –
Vlaanderen)
109 109 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Belgium – Germany – The Netherlands Euregio
Meuse-Rhin / Euregio Maas-Rijn / Euregio Maas-Rhein
25 25 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Belgium – The Netherlands (Vlaanderen –
Nederland)
73 73 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Czech Republic – Poland 0 0 0%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Estonia – Latvia 39 27 69%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Finland – Estonia – Latvia – Sweden (Central
Baltic)
57 57 100%
Outermost regions INTERREG V-A France (Mayotte / Comores / Madagascar) 11 0 0%
Outermost regions INTERREG V-A France (Saint Martin – Sint Maarten) 0 0 0%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A France – Belgium – Germany – Luxembourg (Grande
Région / Großregion)
37 37 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A France – Belgium – The Netherlands – United
Kingdom (Les Deux Mers / Two seas / Twee Zeeën)
74 74 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A France – Germany – Switzerland (Rhin
supérieur-Oberrhein)
46 44 96%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A France – Italy (ALCOTRA) 69 68 99%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A France – United Kingdom (Manche – Channel) 37 1 3%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A France-Switzerland 22 20 91%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Germany – Austria – Switzerland – Liechtenstein
(Alpenrhein – Bodensee – Hochrhein)
41 30 73%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Germany – Denmark 45 41 91%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Germany – The Netherlands 47 46 98%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Germany / Bavaria – Czech Republic 0 0 0%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Germany / Brandenburg – Poland 23 14 61%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Germany / Mecklenburg – Western Pomerania /
Brandenburg – Poland
14 14 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Germany / Saxony – Czech Republic 76 76 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Greece – Bulgaria 91 41 45%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Greece – Cyprus 33 16 48%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Greece – Italy 32 29 91%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Hungary – Croatia 50 50 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Italy – Austria 51 51 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Italy – Croatia 87 81 93%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Italy – France (Maritime) 116 100 86%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Italy – Malta 24 16 67%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Italy – Slovenia 49 48 98%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Italy – Switzerland 81 17 21%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Latvia – Lithuania 88 68 77%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Lithuania – Poland 9 8 89%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Poland – Denmark – Germany – Lithuania – Sweden
(South Baltic)
54 52 96%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Poland – Germany / Saxony 6 5 83%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Poland – Slovakia 20 20 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Romania – Bulgaria 113 84 74%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Romania – Hungary 48 0 0%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Slovakia – Austria 18 18 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Slovakia – Czech Republic 58 53 91%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Slovakia – Hungary 140 34 24%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Slovenia – Austria 14 14 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Slovenia – Croatia 24 24 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Slovenia – Hungary 18 18 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Spain – France – Andorra (POCTEFA) 120 120 100%
Outermost regions INTERREG V-A Spain – Portugal (Madeira – Açores – Canarias
(MAC))
45 45 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Spain – Portugal (POCTEP) 193 193 100%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Sweden – Denmark – Norway (Öresund – Kattegat
– Skagerrak)
88 22 25%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Sweden – Finland – Norway (Botnia Atlantica) 48 17 35%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Sweden – Finland – Norway (Nord) 73 24 33%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A Sweden – Norway 78 46 59%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A United Kingdom – Ireland (Ireland – Wales) 21 5 24%
Cross-border (internal) INTERREG V-A United Kingdom-Ireland (Ireland-Northern
Ireland-Scotland)
32 1 3%
Transnational INTERREG VB Adriatic – Ionian 62 39 63%
Transnational INTERREG VB Alpine Space 56 56 100%
Outermost regions INTERREG VB Amazonia 1 1 100%
Transnational INTERREG VB Atlantic Area 61 61 100%
Transnational INTERREG VB Balkan-Mediterranean 31 31 100%
Transnational INTERREG VB Baltic Sea 146 137 94%
Outermost regions INTERREG VB Caribbean Area 10 10 100%
Transnational INTERREG VB Central Europe 137 137 100%
Transnational INTERREG VB Danube 75 73 97%
Outermost regions INTERREG VB Indian Ocean Area 56 0 0%
Transnational INTERREG VB Mediterranean 121 121 100%
Transnational INTERREG VB North Sea 73 9 12%
Transnational INTERREG VB North West Europe 99 44 44%
Transnational INTERREG VB Northern Periphery and Arctic 63 63 100%
Transnational INTERREG VB South West Europe 59 59 100%
Interregional Interreg Europe 258 162 63%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Bulgaria – Former Yugoslav Republic of
Macedonia
38 20 53%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Bulgaria – Serbia 16 0 0%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Bulgaria – Turkey 49 39 80%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina –
Montenegro
44 10 23%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Croatia-Serbia 28 20 71%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Greece – Albania 27 6 22%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Greece – Republic of North Macedonia 63 25 40%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Hungary – Serbia 51 7 14%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Italy – Albania – Montenegro 68 25 37%
Cross-border (pre-accession) Interreg IPA CBC Romania – Serbia 38 14 37%
Cross-border (internal) Ireland – United Kingdom (PEACE IV) 96 0 0%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Italy – Tunisia ENI CBC 28 0 0%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Karelia ENI CBC 46 10 22%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Kolarctic ENI CBC 33 7 21%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Latvia – Lithuania – Belarus ENI CBC 44 13 30%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Latvia – Russia ENI CBC 9 5 56%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Lithuania – Russia ENI CBC 34 7 21%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Mediterranean Sea Basin ENI CBC 80 0 0%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Poland – Belarus – Ukraine ENI CBC 39 29 74%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Poland – Russia ENI CBC 11 4 36%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Romania – Republic of Moldova ENI CBC 30 0 0%
Cross-border (neighbouring) Romania – Ukraine ENI CBC 58 0 0%
Cross-border (neighbouring) South-East Finland – Russia ENI CBC 60 7 12%
Interregional URBACT III 73 73 100%