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Technical Support Instrument 2022 - Country Factsheet

The Technical Support Instrument (TSI) is the EU programme that provides tailor-made technical expertise to EU Member States to design and to implement reforms at the national level, with an emphasis on the green and digital transitions. The TSI also supports the preparation and implementation of Recovery and Resilience Plans. TSI 2022 main novelties are the multi-country projects, geared at addressing common issues among Member States thereby underlying the EU added-value of the instrument, and the "Flagship" projects, supporting reforms which are largely needed across Member States and are in line with the EU priorities.

Initiated in 2021, the TSI is the successor of the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). Since 2017, both programmes have helped design, develop and implement over 1500 reform projects in 27 Member States.


With the second round of the TSI, the Commission will support Estonia 8 projects in the areas such as biodiversity, energy efficiency and green transition, e-health and primary care reform, tax administration register reform and digitalisation of national accounts, enhancing regional cooperation & quality of public administration, financial supervisory capacity. of those projects are multi-country projects.

Examples of new projects adopted include:

new TSI projects estonia


Estonia has so far benefited from 33 projects financed by the TSI or its predecessor, the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). This support has addressed a broad range of policy areas, including financial management information system, active labour market policies, professional development of teachers, and transport and mobility.

A particular focus has been on the e-health and integrated hospital master plan, or for digital public administration, decarbonisation and anti-money laundering. To date, 15 projects have been successfully concluded.