EU programme funding after Brexit (funding and contact details)

Last updated: 29 December 2020

The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020. This process is often known as 'Brexit'.

The UK Government and the EU have now agreed a deal on their future relationship. From 1 January 2021 this new relationship with the EU will begin.

There will be effects on some areas of life in Scotland. This includes changes to EU-funded programmes.

This page will be updated to give the latest facts. Keep checking back for new information.

The following programmes have been identified as having Scottish stakeholders.

If you need more information on a specific fund, you may be able to find out more using the table below. The UK Government has also published information on continued UK participation in EU programmes.

If you still have questions, get in touch with the relevant contact in the table.

EU programme More information Contact information
Common Agricultural Policy Agriculture after Brexit (farming and food production) RPIDbusinesssuport@gov.scot
European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) Marine and fisheries: exiting the EU - gov.scot marine.brexit@gov.scot
European Social Fund European Structural and Investment Funds - gov.scot europeanstructuralfunds@gov.scot
European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) European Structural and Investment Funds - gov.scot europeanstructuralfunds@gov.scot
European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) European Territorial Cooperation Programmes 2021-2027: consultation report - gov.scot ESF_Interreg@gov.scot
Competitiveness of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME) enquiries@beis.gov.uk
Erasmus+ Education after Brexit (services, qualifications and funding) Department for Education contact form
Horizon 2020 Science and research: University research - gov.scot horizon2020@scotent.co.uk
Connecting Europe Facility - Energy EXIT.EUIA@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
Connecting Europe Facility - Transport TEN-T@dft.gov.uk
Employment and Social Innovation EXIT.EUIA@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
LIFE defra.helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk
Creative Europe The UK's Participation in Creative Europe - Creative Europe Desk UK CultureTourismEU@gov.scot
Health for Growth Department of Health and Social Care contact form
Europe for Citizens CultureTourismEU@gov.scot
Research Fund for Coal and Steel enquiries@beis.gov.uk
European Solidarity Corps CultureTourismEU@gov.scot