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Our priority themes

Our funds are allocated within four main priority themes that are of primary importance in the North Sea Region. All projects fall within one of these themes. To learn more about each theme, click the links below.

Priority 1: Thinking growth
Priority 1 projects build strong partnerships and innovation capacity, with a special focus on small and medium sized companies and public service delivery.


Priority 2: Eco-innovation
Priority 2 projects accelerate the region's circular economy, development of green products and services, and the green energy transition.

Priority 3: Sustainable North Sea Region
Priority 3 projects catalyse climate resilience, ecosystem management, blue growth, and maritime spatial planning.


Priority 4: Green transport and mobility
Priority 4 projects foster sustainable freight and passenger transport, shared mobility and accessibility.