Welcome to the CORA project (COnnecting Remote Areas with digital infrastructure and services). Closing the digital divide

Digital divide across rural areas of the North Sea Region is limiting their attractiveness for families and businesses. The proper digital infrastructure does not exist. Digital skills are not developed enough. Local authorities are often not aware of their future-coming digital needs and end-users have limited skills to create an effective level of demand.

Against this background, the CORA project stimulates digital infrastructure, services and skills in rural areas with a total budget of 3.845.736€ from which 50% are co-financed by the Interreg North Sea Region Programme. The CORA partnership comprises a transnational consortium of 18 partners from seven European member states. CORA partners help local authorities to identify their common challenges and empower them to exchange experiences, test innovative solutions and create an advanced digital environment. To do so, CORA emphasizes the main components of digital divide, namely lack of digital infrastructure, services and skills.

Latest Project News

Invitation: online workshop “Digitalisation of businesses”, 5 December

23 November 2022

The workshop “Digitalisation of businesses” (5 December 2022, 10:30-13:00 CET) looks into why supporting digitalisation of businesses, particularly i…

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Invitation: online workshop “Stakeholder and Citizen Participation”, 1 December

17 November 2022

The workshop (1 December 2022, 13:30-15:30 CET) explores how local public authorities can stimulate diverse s…

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Invitation. Workshop 2: Smart devices and IoT, 14 Nov, online. CORA autumn workshop series on digital transformation in rural areas

13 October 2022

The CORA online workshop series on digital transformation in rural areas will sensitise and inspire the attendees, provide them with practical knowle…

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Invitation. Workshop 6: Cyber Security, 7 November, online. CORA autumn workshop series on digital transformation in rural areas

13 October 2022

The CORA online workshop series on digital transformation in rural areas will sensitise and inspire the attendees, provide them with practical knowle…

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Invitation to Workshop 1: Integrated Strategy, KPIs and Funding, 27 October, online

06 October 2022

The CORA online workshop series on digital transformation in rural areas will sensitise and inspire the attendees, provide them with practical knowle…

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