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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COVID-19 call
ArcticAward2020

The 5th project approved in the NPA COVID-19 response call looks at citizens engagement and community response to the pandemic.

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Complementing traditional services, apps such as ChatPal can help people in remote areas to support self-care and better manage their own wellbeing....

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The Annual Implementation Report for the year 2019 was approved by the European Commission.

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The Regiostars are Europe’s award to EU-funded projects that demonstrate excellence and new approaches in regional development. BCE is one of five...

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With approximately 30% of the NPA projects completed, it is now possible to look at their work from a different angle, comparing what they achieved to...

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Choose your travel destination among the 9 partner regions of the NPA programme. Open the map and let the people of the north guide you through the...

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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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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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