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 […]

#EUprotects: Bridging troubled waters

Citizen dialogue is key to good water governance, yet it often fails. Meet Susanne Mortensen, who works with landowners to protect water quality in the Interreg WaterCoG project. “My interest in citizen dialogue is based […]

Enabling climate mitigation in the North Sea Region

Part 1 in a 4-part series Climate change. The term has vaulted to the top of the agenda of intergovernmental organisations, national governments, and municipal councils over the past several years. COP25, which starts today […]

North Sea Region hotspots revealed

Network of cities

We have crunched the numbers to connect the dots and discover the epicentres of North Sea Region project activity. The North Sea Region Programme supports place-based, transnational approaches to improving the future and creating vibrant […]

Smart specialisation in practice: 3 examples

At the Smart Regions 3.0 conference this week, North Sea Region Project Advisors Anne Pinz and Isabella Leong are taking part of a joint Interreg stand promoting transnational cooperation. At this event, we are showcasing […]

#EURegionsWeek 2019: future perspectives

With over 10,000 attendees and 300 events, the European Week of Regions and Cities is the top annual event for stakeholders to meet and discuss how to improve European regional and local governance. One of […]

Antwerp and Bremen win awards at annual CIVITAS event

North Sea Region Programme projects and cities highlighted at CIVITAS Forum The North Sea Region Programme participated in this year’s CIVITAS Forum in Graz, Austria to promote ART-Forum, BITS, SEEV4-City, and SURFLOGH. A joint effort […]