Slovakia will receive 1.7 billion euro from the EU's regional development programmes for stimulating growth, competitiveness and employment and correcting regional imbalances. 1.1 billion euro will be allocated to Slovakia under the EU Structural Funds and some 0.6 billion euro under the Cohesion Fund.
The Structural Funds will concentrate on business infrastructure and business development, transport and environment infrastructure, multifunctional agriculture and rural development, and education, training and active labour market policies. The Single Programming Document Objective 2 for Bratislava will focus on business services, infrastructure and tourism. The Single Programming Document Objective 3 will focus on training and lifelong learning measures. The Cohesion Fund will concentrate on transport infrastructures and environment.