Promoting a digital mindset in public service innovation

After four years full of hackathons, digital coaches and numerous other inventions, the Like! project can boast a great range of innovative digital solutions for public service delivery. I had an online chat with project […]

Helping SMEs expand overseas

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In the award-winning Lean Landing project, business incubators and accelerators joined forces to help micro-SMEs break into foreign markets. Lean Landing was designed to help small businesses grow by moving into markets overseas. Internationalisation is […]

Creating tailwind for wind-assisted shipping

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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 […]

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, […]

10 things to know about transnational cooperation

What is unique about transnational cooperation, and what is its added value?  Given the ongoing post-2020 discussions about European cooperation, responding to these questions is now more important than ever. The publication 10 things to know […]

Bremerhaven capitalises on its European outlook

The German city of Bremerhaven bets on the power of transnational cooperation to reinvent itself and deal with socio-economic problems. Claudia Harms, EU coordinator at Bremerhaven City Council,  explains how EU cooperation is helping to […]

Transnational projects set the stage for green mobility

  Three interlinked projects are paving the way to upscaling green mobility in the North Sea Region. This story shows that transnational cooperation is essential in proving a powerful case for clean energy and mobility.  […]