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 […]

Public sector getting into gear on driverless car technology

Autonomous and automated vehicles are the future of transport, and public transport systems are eager to use them, according to several presenters at the North Sea Region Conference 2017 in Göttingen. Three talks centered on […]

“Interreg is like ERASMUS – for organisations”

Every once in a while, you hear that one sentence that says it all. It happened to me at the North Sea Conference this year in Göttingen, when Christof Petry presented findings from his master’s […]

Reflections on North Sea Region cooperation post-Brexit

So what does Brexit mean for me and my project? This is just one of the many burning issues that the North Sea Region project community is facing these days. Unfortunately, the answer to the […]

It’s that time again…

…time for another North Sea Conference for sure, but also that time in the Interreg programme lifecycle when the first meetings are taking place about cooperation after 2020. That time when we start asking hard […]

New V2G project explores smart e-car power solutions

The rising sales in electric vehicles (e-vehicles) are driving demands for cost-efficient charging solutions that utilise locally produced, renewable energy. Piloting new solutions in six cities in five European countries, the North Sea Region Programme-funded […]