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 will stimulate 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 will 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

CORA pilots: the digital bus in Djursland, DK

22 November 2019

The Digital infrastructure has become as important to us as electricity and water supply. How can we visualize this to the citizens and stress the imp…

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CORA pilots: Digital learning for local kids and parents in Vejle

14 November 2019

A new digital hub is in the making! In a collaborative effort, the local School in Smidstrup-Skærup and Vejle Library arranged a digital skills worksh…

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Impressions from the CORA Annual Conference & Partner Meeting, NL

11 November 2019

More than 50 CORA partners and stakeholder met in Groningen and Winschoten, Netherlands, on 6-8 November for the CORA Annual Conference and the Partne…

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CORA pilots: cross-border fibre - taking broadband from Sweden to Norway

04 November 2019

Soon border area in Hedmark in Norway can get broadband connection (fibre) from Sweden!

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CORA pilots: Middelfart’s KørMed at the national digitalization event in Denmark

23 October 2019

The representatives of the KørMed (eng. DriveAlong) CORA pilot from the municipality of Middelfart attended the digitalization event in October 2019.

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