How projects cope during Covid-19

Early February, North Sea region projects came together to share experiences  during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Joint Secretariat hosted four sessions where 20 project experts shared challenges and presented solutions on how to set up pilots, engage […]

We have a new team member – welcome Femke!

A very warm welcome to our newest team member and now second Dutch colleague, Femke Boersma. Femke joined the Joint Secretariat at the beginning of October. Despite only having spent a week in the office as […]

Like! final conference: Connect to the Future!

Thursday 3 October was a special day for the Like! partnership. During this day, the project proudly presented their project results to a wider audience during their final conference themed Connect to the Future. I […]

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 […]

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 2: interview with Project Advisor Jesper Jönsson

The North Sea Region Programme’s second thematic priority is eco- innovation, which focuses on ‘greening’ the production and consumption of energy in innovative ways. How can the North Sea Region, which has some of the […]

What is unique about transnational cooperation?

Guest bloggers Monica Tanaka and Lise Espersen of Interact report from an on-going process of discussing and aligning on core messages across the Interreg transnational programmes.  Discussions about the future of the EU Cohesion Policy […]

“Interreg is like ERASMUS – for organisations”

Every once in a while, you hear that one sentence that says it all. It happened to me at the North Sea Conference this year in Göttingen, when Christof Petry presented findings from his master’s […]