Constructing the future: Transnational cooperation showcased at #EURegionsWeek

In collaboration with 11 other Interreg programmes, the North Sea Region Programme created visibility for transnational cooperation over four days at the EU Week of Regions and Cities. From 8 to 11 October, over 6,700 […]

Carbon Farming project to test green and sustainable regenerative agriculture methods across North Sea region

Reflections from the Carbon Farming kick-off meeting: Transnational cooperation to improve greening of agriculture methods The Carbon Farming project, which was approved in June and fits under the North Sea Region Programme’s thematic priority 2 […]

Transnational cooperation in spotlight at European Week of Regions and Cities

Are you attending the #EURegionsWeek? Here is what not to miss! The EU Week of Regions and Cities is a key event for anyone interested in the future of EU Cohesion Policy and how it […]

European Mobility Week 2018 focuses on multimodality: ‘mix and move!’

Mix and move! That is the theme of this year’s EuropeanMobilityWeek, which takes place this week, from 16-22 September. With multimodality in mind, the organisers of the 2018 campaign wish to encourage cities and towns […]

Why citizens love carsharing

Together with my colleague I recently had the chance to travel to Bremen and Bergen to meet several local residents  who benefit directly from the services of the  SHARE-North project. I had read in a previous […]

Bottom-up approach helps biodiversity gain ground in European farmlands

Only halfway through its planned duration, the North Sea Region project PARTRIDGE is garnering significant public interest and uptake by national and regional policies.  Birdlife Netherlands (Vogelbescherming Nederland) calls the project’s preliminary results ‘spectacular’. The PARTRIDGE […]

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

[UPDATE 07.08.18: According to SEEV4-City project administrator Janna Boonstra, since the launch of the energy storage system on 29 June, the World Economic Forum has posted to their blog about this initiative, which you can […]

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 […]