ANAPTYXI.gov.gr is the official website of the Ministry for Development and Competitiveness, that provides analytical information related to implementation process for the projects of National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF).
This website was created by the Special Service for the Monitoring Information System (MIS), in co operation with the Special Service for Strategy, Planning and Evaluation of Development Programmes (EYSSAAP) and the Management Organisation Unit of Development Programmes (MOU), to ensure transparency, as well as wide dissemination of information regarding the implementation of Operational Programmes.
The data displayed on this website is submitted by the Managing Authorities, the Intermediate Managing Authorities, the Intermediate Involved Bodies as well as the Beneficiaries of Operational Programmes, by means of the Monitoring Information System (MIS) that is the official Information and Management System for monitoring the progress of co financed projects.
Find out, on everyday basis, the implementation progress of NSRF by navigating on interactive maps, list of projects and statistic data analysis.
A group of activities aiming at the realization of a functionally complete and distinct object / result. The selection of every project is made by the Managing Authority of an Operational Programme or an intermediate body that is for this purpose designated. Allocation of resources to projects is done after evaluation according to specific and predefined criteria. The project is implemented by one or more entities called Beneficiaries (public or private organisation, body or enterprise). When the Beneficiary is a public body, the projects are implemented either by contractors selected through a public call for tender or by the public body’s own means.
Sub-project: is a part of a Project that corresponds to the implementation of a distinct part of the total physical object and is reflected either in a corresponding legal commitment or in the decision for the implementation by own means, meaning the implementation of the physical object of the sub-project by the implementation body.
A “major project” consists of a series of works, activities or services intended to accomplish an indivisible task of a precise economic or technical nature, which has clearly identified goals and whose total cost exceeds 50 million Euros. The expenditure of major projects of an operational programme may be financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund.
State aid is a European Commission term which refers to an advantage in any form whatsoever conferred on a selective basis to organisations involved in economic activity private or public ('undertakings') by national public authorities with the potential to distort competition and affect trade between member states of the European Union.
The advantage can take different forms of assistance including the direct transfer of resources, such as grants and soft loans, and also indirect assistance - for example, relief from charges that an undertaking normally has to bear, such as a tax exemption or the provision of services, loans, at a favourable rate.
Financial products which facilitate small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access to funding (equity and loans), including guarantees, co-guarantees and counter-guarantees, equity guarantees, (micro) loans, venture capital etc.
The selection of 181 projects that was done by the greek authorities in cooperation with the qualified European Commission Services, based on criteria related to the maturity, size and importance of their social and economic impact.
Obligatory, according to the law and based on a defined compensation, acquisition of one’s property by the state, for reasons of public necessity or utility
Glossary of Regional Development Terms
Co financed public expenditure of an operation: The partion of the operations budget that is eligible to be funded by national and community resources.
Co financed public expenditure of legal commitments: The co financed public expenditure entered into legal commitments by means of public contracts or decisions of project implementation by own resources.
Actual payments: The payments made by the beneficiary for the implementation of the co financed operation.
Operational Programme ( OP ): A series of interconnected interventions, implemented with the contribution of European Funds, aiming at the achievement of specific targets deriving from a development strategy
Management Authority: Special Service appropriately staffed, responsible for the management of Operational Programme. Management authority’s responsibilities include planning, monitoring, financial management and evaluation of the Operational Programmes’ projects
Implementation phases of a project:
Submittal - Funding request for a project. The project’s implementing body (potential beneficiary) following a call for proposals submits the funding application to the Operational Programme’s Managing Authority.
Proposals’ Evaluation -
The Managing Authority (MA)
(i) confirms the potential beneficiary’s managerial capacity and in order to evaluate the proposal, the MA verifies the sufficiency of all relevant documents and data accompanying the proposal
(ii) examines and grades the proposal based on predefined specialized selection criteria.
Approval - Decision to co-finance the project through the Operational Programme following a positive evaluation according to specialized selection criteria.
Call for tenders - Public bid in order to select the contractor who will implement the project (phase applicable only in case of public contracts)
Legal Commitment - Public contract between the implementing body and the contractor who will materialize the project.
Completion - Completion of the final product / service implemented within the project’s framework (physical object) and of the project’s financing (financial object), as well as fulfillment of all obligations arising from the existing legislative framework.
NSRF: The NSRF (National Strategic Reference Framework) 2007–2013 constitutes the reference document for the programming of European Union Funds at national level for the 2007–2013 period. It was elaborated within the framework of the new strategic approach to the Cohesion Policy of the European Union, according to which NSRF “…ensures that the assistance from the Funds is consistent with the Community strategic guidelines on cohesion and identifies the link between Community priorities, on the one hand, and the national reform programme, on the other.”
Beneficiary: Public or private organization, body or enterprise responsible for initiating and implementing operations. In the context of state aid on the application of the article 87 of the Treaty, beneficiaries are public or private enterprises that implement an individual project and receive state aid.
Absorption: Absorption is estimated, as a percentage of committed expenditure, by three different approaches:
1. Annual expenditure to annual commitments (Annual Absorption or Current Absorption)
2. Cumulative expenditures up to date to cumulative commitments till current year (Cumulative Absorption)
3. Cumulative expenditure up to date to total commitments for all the years (Total Absorption equivalent to degree of integration)
The use of this term is also met to Priority Axis in addition to Operational Programme’s level.
Funding Body: Body responsible for funding the Beneficiary for the implementation of an operation.