EURegionsWeek: Cooperation front and center

12 October 2020 - Published by Anne Sofie Forfang

The second week of the EU Week of Regions and Cities is live! The theme of this week is Cohesion and Cooperation - the core theme of this top annual event. 

Do not miss this week's exciting Interreg events, which features four North Sea Region projects! All of them are excellent examples of cooperation across borders, spearheading new solutions and bringing tangible benefits to the European community.  

We are very proud that two North Sea Region projects are nominated for awards that will be announced at the EURegionsWeek. 

HyTrEc2 in the RegioStars finals

14 October 09.30 - 10.00: RegioStars finalists talk

Do not miss the live session with HyTrEc2, our RegioStars Awards contender in the category Industrial Transition for a Smarter Europe. With a range of impressive achievements under their belt, HyTrEc2 is ready to provide a powerful message. HyTrEc2 works to foster fossil-free transport by expanding green hydrogen produced with wind and solar power. 

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Learn more about HyTrEc2

You may also be interested in the two other finalist talks taking place on 13 October: Circular economy for a green Europe and Citizen engagement for cohesive cities  

14 October 19.00 - 20.30: RegioStars Ceremony

Join this session to see who wins the prestigious RegioStars Awards!

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One of HyTrEc2's  hydrogen vechicles. The project drives the development of innovative hydrogen vechicles
and the production of green hydrogen produced with renewable energy.  

Inno-Quarter - contender for the Interreg Slam

14 October 14.30 - 16.00: Interreg Project Slam

The popular Interreg Project Slam 2020 features our Inno-Quarter project that uses festivals to help SMEs test their innovative products and services. With its focus on storytelling, the slam is sure to provide you with an entertaining experience. If you have never attended the slam before, now is your chance to get on board and enjoy the ride! 

See their wonderful video below:

Note: The SalFar project was in fact also nominated for the Interreg Slam based on their great entry and video, however SalFar unfortunately had to resign from the contest. 

Other not-to-miss sessions 

Two other projects - BITS and Indu-Zero are hosting sessions this week, focusing on cycling and energy retrofitting, respectively: 

Of course, the programme offers numerous other exciting sessions, many of them featuring projects funded by other Interreg programmes across Europe: We warmly recommend you to check the programme and join sessions of interest to you. 

See the full programme

We wish our projects the best of luck and look forward to an exciting week of virtual sessions!


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