The story of the three-legged stools

A magic tale about transnational cooperation, brought to you by the PARTRIDGE project. Once upon a time there were three stools and each stool had three legs.  The owners of the three stools were three pillars […]

Projects press on during lockdown

Amid the Covid-19 crisis, Interreg projects are staying on course to build environmental and economic resilience in the North Sea Region. Cooperation is at the heart of every Interreg project. So how do North Sea […]

Changing job during lockdown

Peter Racz recently became part of the Joint Secretariat and was welcomed by his new colleagues at an online meeting. Here is his story of what it is like to take up a new position […]

Reflections during the corona crisis

Head of Secretariat Christian Byrith shares his thoughts on how the coronavirus pandemic affects the North Sea Region community, and what this may imply for the next North Sea Region Programme. The corona crisis has […]

Let’s build a digital future for rural areas

Does your region offer a future-proof digital environment? Not sure? CORA provides tools to identify and address the right challenges. For rural areas to stay attractive for families and businesses, they need a healthy digital […]

How to decarbonise transport and mobility

Train arriving in Brussels

Is there a recipe for decarbonising transport – and what is the role of Interreg projects? Transport expert Pim Bonne from the Flemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works sheds some light on this question. […]

Smart cycling pilot project wins Flemish Road Safety Award

A pilot of the North Sea Region project BITS has been awarded for their ground-breaking use of 3-D camera technology to make Antwerp’s roads safer for cyclists. On 10 March, at the Flemish Road Safety […]

A collaborative approach to climate resilience

Tower of babel dealing with climate change

How can how promoting nature and public health help build climate resilience? Two partners of North Sea Region climate adaptation projects, Egon Baldal and Sofia Aivalioti, provide their reflections from a recent workshop. On Thursday […]

5 ways to speed up the energy transition

With the EU Green Deal, Europe has vowed to become climate-neutral by 2050. To meet this goal, green energy systems must evolve faster. Here are some North Sea Region initiatives pushing the pace of the […]

Time to care for the invisible caregivers

Families, friends, neighbours and volunteers: Informal caregivers are providing invaluable services, but pressures are mounting. The In For Care project has produced a wealth of insights and solutions for sustainable informal care in the North […]