Welcome to 15 new projects

08 June 2017 - Published by Anne Sofie Forfang
Today, our Steering Committee approved 15 new projects that will foster innovation, sustainable growth, climate change adaptation, eco-innovation, and green transport in the North Sea Region.

The Steering Committe has approved 15 new projects for North Sea Region Programme funding. The approved projects are listed below. 

undefined   PERISCOPE -Platform for Expanding Regional Innovation SCOPE for blue growth
undefined   GrowIn 4.0 - Growing into Industry 4.0: Accelerating growth in manufacturing SMEs
undefined   SCORE: Smart Cities + Open data RE-use
undefined   Inno-Quarter: Open Innovation Quarters for quick end-user feedback and support of new products and services
undefined   CORA - COnnecting Remote Areas with digital infrastructure and services
undefined   BIOCAS - circular BIOmass CAScade to 100%  
undefined   SalFar - Saline Farming: Innovative agriculture to protect the environment and stimulate economic growth
undefined   SMARTGREEN-  Big data and eco-innovative resource use in the NSR greenhouse industry 
undefined   2imprezs - Project to implement energy saving methods and programmes for energy-efficient and nearly zero-energy schools  
undefined   CATCH - Water sensitive Cities: the Answer To CHallenges of extreme weather events
undefined   CANAPE - Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems
undefined   Jomopans - Joint Monitoring Programme for Ambient Noise North Sea
undefined   #IWTS 2.0 #Inland Waterway Transport Solutions
undefined   G-PaTRA - Green Passenger Transport in Rural Areas 
undefined   SURFLOGH - Smart Urban Freight Logistics Hubs


Budget allocation

Altogether, approximately 31.4 million € were allocated for the new projects in ERDF and Norwegian funds. Since the projects are 50% co-funded by the North Sea Region Programme, the total budget for all 15 projetcs is approximately 62.8 million €. 

The allocated funds are distributed across the four programme priorities as shown in the figure below. 



At the Secretariat, we look forward to following the progress and achievements of the new projects!