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

Register for the Joint final conference of Interreg COM³ and CORA projects, 21 June 2023

27 April 2023

Join us on Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 10:30 – 15:00 CET for the online “Joint final conference of Interreg COM³ and CORA projects”. We will exchange ex…

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Main take-aways and messages from the CORA workshop series on digital transformation in rural areas

20 February 2023

Check the for main take-aways and messages. The workshops covered topics o…

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Event report: Conference on Digitalisation and Cyber Security in Danish municipalities, 24.10.2022

12 December 2022

On 24 October 2022, the Danish municipalities of Norddjurs, Syddjurs and Middelfart as well as Aalborg University held a CoRA Conference on Digitalis…

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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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