Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020

The Northern Periphery and Arctic 2014-2020 forms a cooperation between 9 programme partner countries. The NPA 2014-2020 is part of the European Territorial Cooperation Objective, supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and ERDF equivalent funding from non EU partner countries.

Despite geographical differences, the large programme area shares a number of joint challenges and opportunities that can best be overcome and realised by transnational cooperation. It is the programme’s vision is to help to generate vibrant, competitive and sustainable communities, by harnessing innovation, expanding the capacity for entrepreneurship and seizing the unique growth initiatives and opportunities of the Northern and Arctic regions in a resource efficient way.

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Programme Area

Northern Periphery and Arctic Annual conference 2019 and Lead Partner Seminar

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2nd Arctic Cluster Call is now open...

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The Annual Implementation Report for the year 2017 was approved by the European Commission.

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The Sixth Call for Applications closed on 30th November. By the deadline, the Joint Secretariat received 25 admissible applications.

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Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published its latest report: Business Finance in the Arctic -Analysis of access to finance for SMEs and...

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During the Christmas holiday period, the Joint Secretariat and Managing Authority will not be fully staffed.

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On November 7th, the Arctic Cooperation Programmes – Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme, Interreg Nord, Interreg Botnia-Atlantica, Kolarctic CBC...

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Winners of the Arctic Awards project competition were announced today in Scotland House, Brussels. The Arctic Awards 2018 is the second edition of the...

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Stakeholders from around the Northern Periphery and Arctic area where brought together for a full-day event at Eden Court on 20th September 2018, in...

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This seminar will offer technical sessions led by the Joint Secretariat for applicants preparing proposals for the Arctic Clustering call.

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Who can apply for funding?

The programme is open for public and private partners of all kinds from the programme area. Ensuring the correct mix of project partners is crucial to achieving genuine transnational cooperation and successful results.

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Sixth Call

The Sixth Call for main project applications is open from 6th July to 30 November 2018, for all 4 Priority Axes. Decisions will be made on 13th March 2019. The Terms of Reference for the call can be found on the call page.

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Arctic Cooperation

This collaboration between European programmes in the Arctic is encouraged and mandated by the European Commission. You can expect coordinated websites, joint events, an Arctic project award, joint publications, etc.

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