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‚Äôs 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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On 27th May the NPA Joint Secretariat hosted an online question & answer session about the NPA COVID-19 call for projects.

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An Online Q&A session about the NPA COVID-19 call for projects is scheduled on May 27 at 13:00 CET. Registration is recommended to join the event.

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Opening on 20th May until 30th September, the NPA is opening a call to mobilise its expert community to build on the extensive e-health experience and...

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When suddenly more or less all of Europe found itself on lockdown, a group of experts from the NPA programme area decided to work together to better...

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This project competition award highlights good practice projects focused on topics of particular relevance to the Arctic area. The competition is open...

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The fourth edition of the Arctic Awards competition will open on 1st April and run until 30th April 2020. The award highlights good practice projects...

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The staff of the Joint Secretariat will be working from home in accordance with the measures taken by the Danish Government for limiting the spread...

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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation is affecting NPA projects as well as the programme bodies. In the past few days, many projects have approached us...

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The Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme is pleased to announce the dates for its 2020 Annual Conference on 23rd September 2020 in Oulu in Finland....

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The 2020 edition of 'Europe, let's cooperate! interregional cooperation forum' takes place online on 9 June 2020 (10-11:30 CEST).

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The Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme is pleased to announce the dates for its 2020 Annual Conference on 23rd September 2020 in Oulu in Finland....

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The European Week of Regions and Cities is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to regional policy.

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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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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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Maps of Results

Let the People of the North guide you through this journey in the Northern Periphery and Arctic programme. Discover the achievements of the NPA 2014-2020 programme through the stories of the people who have participated in the projects.

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