Conference explores state-of-the-art climate adaptation

people walking on a dike

‘If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.’ At the conference Climate Change Adaptation in the North Sea Region, keynote speaker Dr Todd Bridges from the U.S. […]

10 things to know about transnational cooperation

What is unique about transnational cooperation, and what is its added value?  Given the ongoing post-2020 discussions about European cooperation, responding to these questions is now more important than ever. The publication 10 things to know […]

Spotlight on Priority 2: interview with Project Advisor Jesper Jönsson

The North Sea Region Programme’s second thematic priority is eco- innovation, which focuses on ‘greening’ the production and consumption of energy in innovative ways. How can the North Sea Region, which has some of the […]

Bremerhaven capitalises on its European outlook

The German city of Bremerhaven bets on the power of transnational cooperation to reinvent itself and deal with socio-economic problems. Claudia Harms, EU coordinator at Bremerhaven City Council,  explains how EU cooperation is helping to […]

Spotlight on Priority 1: interview with Project Advisor Isabella Leong

The first of the North Sea Region Programme’s four thematic objectives (or priorities) is ‘Thinking Growth.’ We also refer to it as ‘innovation.’ But what does that mean and why is this a priority in […]

North Sea Region projects address climate change

Wind turbines against blue sky, with green grass in the foreground.

In conjunction with the COP23 climate summit last week, more than 15,000 scientists underlined the need for the world’s nations to come to terms with climate change as they issued a  warning to humanity.  There […]

Why you should attend First Level Control seminars

First Level Control (FLC) seminars are held on a regular basis in all countries that are participating in the North Sea Region Programme. These training seminars are designed for first level controllers, lead beneficiaries, beneficiaries, […]

What is unique about transnational cooperation?

Guest bloggers Monica Tanaka and Lise Espersen of Interact report from an on-going process of discussing and aligning on core messages across the Interreg transnational programmes.  Discussions about the future of the EU Cohesion Policy […]

Transnational projects set the stage for green mobility

  Three interlinked projects are paving the way to upscaling green mobility in the North Sea Region. This story shows that transnational cooperation is essential in proving a powerful case for clean energy and mobility.  […]

EU at eye level with students in Viborg

Is Europe in Viborg – or is Viborg in Europe? A good question from students at the Viborg International School at the European Cooperation Day as five local EU programme staff visited to introduce European […]