“Walk with us!” for the European Mobility Week 2019

Are you part of an initiative to make walking or cycling safer? Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your work during this key annual campaign. Did you know that almost 40% of EU workers carry […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]