2imprezs wins first place in the Interreg Project Slam 2019

A huge congratulations to the North Sea Region project 2imprezs! This week, the project delivered an amazing performance at the Interreg Project Slam. They were chosen out of nearly 40 submissions received from across the […]

Nature-based solutions make headway in the North Sea Region

Nature-based solutions to climate change were in focus at this week’s UN Climate Action Summit in New York. Here are three North Sea Region projects using the power of nature to reduce climate impacts while […]

Creating tailwind for wind-assisted shipping

The ECOLINER

The North Sea Region Programme supports innovation that reduces the heavy CO2 footprint of sea carriers. An example is the SAIL project (2012-2015) that helped kick-start wind-assisted shipping propulsion (WASP), a low-carbon freight solution which is now […]

Smaller footprints, less emissions

The 2impresz project is enlisting the support of school children to reduce carbon emissions in their schools. It helps 141 schools across the North Sea Region reach 30% energy savings representing an emissions reduction of […]

Bikes, business, and social mobility

The small social enterprise Mobiel provides jobs for unemployed people whilst promoting cycling in cities across Flanders. The founder of Mobiel says Interreg support and transnational cooperation were key to their present-day success. Mobiel is […]

Eco-innovation integral to futureproofing of smaller ports

In a world where sustainability is increasingly in focus and ships are growing in size and volume, is there a future for smaller, regional ports?  A workshop hosted by the North Sea Region funded project […]

Carbon Farming project to test green methods across the 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 […]

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 […]