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


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Interreg 30
COVID-19 call
ArcticAward2020

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

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With over 100 members in just a month, the NPA COVID-19 Response Group has seen its first project approved and a few more are in the pipeline.

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Information about the decisions taken at the 1st Programme Planning Group held online on 4th June 2020.

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A project dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people, PLACE-EE describes in their last newsletter how amidst the sadness and tough...

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Thanks to all projects that joined the competition! With a significant number of entries submitted to this year’s project awards, the Arctic...

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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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We celebrate European Cooperation Day and Interreg 30 anniversary with a project exhibition across five Interreg and ENI CBC programmes showing how...

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With a completely new format, this year's annual conference will explore different regional innovation systems and how they contribute to greener and...

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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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