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 […]

Spotlight on Priority 3: interview with Axel Kristiansen and Jenny Thomsen

The North Sea Region Programme is strongly committed to projects that improve resilience to the effects of climate change and support long-term sustainable management of the environment. These projects can be found in Priority 3, […]

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, […]

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.  […]

EU at eye level with students in Viborg

Is Europe in Viborg – or is Viborg in Europe? A good question from students at the Viborg International School at the European Cooperation Day as five local EU programme staff visited to introduce European […]

“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 […]

Reflections on North Sea Region cooperation post-Brexit

So what does Brexit mean for me and my project? This is just one of the many burning issues that the North Sea Region project community is facing these days. Unfortunately, the answer to the […]

It’s that time again…

…time for another North Sea Conference for sure, but also that time in the Interreg programme lifecycle when the first meetings are taking place about cooperation after 2020. That time when we start asking hard […]