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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Programme Area

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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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 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 NPA projects APP4SEA and C.L.I.M.A.T.E featured in the latest publication of the Network of Climate Change and Risks

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During 2020, the NPA will be well represented in different activities celebrating 30 years of Interreg, both individually and together with other...

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

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The NPA 2014-2020 Monitoring Committee met on 4th December in Copenhagen, Denmark, to decide on the projects applications submitted for the Seventh...

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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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