Arena in Amsterdam launches state-of-the-art Energy Storage System

Last Friday the largest energy storage system in Europe using second-life and new electric vehicle batteries in a commercial building was launched at Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam – and the Interreg North Sea Region […]

What does the future hold? Highlights from the North Sea Conference

The North Sea Region VB Programme is past its half-way point, and we are looking ahead to what the future might bring. This year’s North Sea Conference focused on current trends in the region that […]

A Norwegian look at the North Sea Region

Though not an EU country, Norway has been a mainstay of the North Sea Region Programme for over 20 years and has played a key role in many transnational projects. Norwegian organisations are currently involved […]

Interreg – a key European actor in tackling climate change

At a recent meeting on climate change, DG Climate Action policy officer Dina Silina highlighted the role of Interreg in the combined European efforts to tackle climate change. On 31 May – 1 June, I […]

Promoting the cool factor of carsharing

‘Don’t show your wealth, show that you are smart.’ Mobility experts Michael Glotz-Richter and Rebecca Karbaumer of the City of Bremen explain why a change of mindset is essential in the transition from individual car […]

Spotlight on Priority 3: interview with Axel Kristiansen and Jenny Thomsen

The North Sea Region Programme is strongly committed to projects that improve resilience to the effects of climate change and support long-term sustainable management of the environment. These projects can be found in Priority 3, […]

Fehmarnbelt tunnel set to benefit regional cooperation

Reflections from the Fehmarnbelt Days: Transnational cooperation is likely to benefit significantly from the construction of the world’s longest car and train tunnel. The Fehrmanbelt Days conference was held in Malmö 28–29 May, focusing on […]

North Sea Region projects make their mark

From creative technology to farmland biodiversity, energy-savvy youngsters and shared mobility solutions:  North Sea Region projects are creating a stir with their novel approaches.   North Sea Region Programme funded projects are carefully selected based on […]

Why apply to Interreg with your transport project? TEN-T Days reveals some answers…

TEN-T Days is the annual event for EU and member state transport ministers, officials, experts, and anyone else working on increasing transport connections within the European Union. Corridors, railways, maritime sector, urban nodes, hydrogen fuel, […]

Spotlight on Priority 4: interview with Project Advisor Sarah Holsen

The North Sea Region Programme’s fourth thematic priority is green transport and mobility, which focuses on improving the flow of goods and people around the region and beyond. How can the North Sea Region, an […]