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 Interreg, 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.

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The Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme is pleased to announce the date for its 2021 Annual Conference on 27th October 2021 online from Sligo in...

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Organisations with an interest in the NPA are invited to feedback on the Cooperation Programme, the backbone of the NPA 2021-2027 where the strategic...

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Between 7th April and 7th May 2021, a public consultation is taking place for the Strategic Environmental Assessment of the INTERREG Northern...

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NPA Covid-19 response project COVIDWATCH speaks at the webinar hosted by the European Parliament Working-Group on Cross-border Cooperation on...

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Take the opportunity to showcase the achievements of your NPA project at major European events dedicated to key themes such as greening efforts,...

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Information about the decisions taken at the 4th Programme Planning Group held online on 2nd February 2021.

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No nuclear reactions, but a new and more impactful Hydrogen Triple Alliance to increase awareness about the benefits of Hydrogen as an energy carrier...

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The NPA programme invites regional and project stakeholders to provide feedback on the drafted Priorities of the NPA 2021-2027 during three online...

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NPA Head of Secretariat, Kirsti Mijnhijmer and two NPA COVID-19 response projects participated in the 2021 edition of the Arctic Frontiers, a...

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The Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme is pleased to announce the date for its 2021 Annual Conference on 27th October 2021 in Sligo in Ireland.

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A collaborative network of five Interreg and ENI programmes, supporting projects for the people who actually live in the Arctic. Find out more about the Arctic Awards, highlighting every year exceptional Arctic projects; and about the Arctic Clusters, our projects' collaboration.

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NPA COVID-19 RESPONSE

The NPA Response Group

When in early 2020 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 understand what can be done in response to the Covid-19 crisis.

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COVID-19 response projects

The NPA programme funds a group of COVID-19 response projects addressing: Clinical data, Mental health, Technological solutions, Communities' reponse and resilience, Economics and Emerging themes.

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NPA Project stories

Complementing traditional services, apps such as ChatPal can help people in remote areas to support self-care and better manage their own wellbeing. The COVID-19 lockdown measures accelerated the need for such solutions.

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Our Nordic welfare models are being challenged in sparsely populated areas with an aging population, declining tax base, and difficulties in...

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The new interactive COVIDWATCHEU-NPA website is up and running at https://covidwatcheu-npa.shinyapps.io/covid/ with a new feature on COVID-19 case...

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Two more projects were approved respectively in "Economic Impacts" and "Emerging themes" to join the portfolio of projects analysing and comparing...

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Healthcare and distance spanning solutions work – they help to protect our most vulnerable citizens.

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"Communities' response and resilience to corona virus 19 – “CRR - COVID19” project addresses Theme “D” of the NPA COVID 19 response call - "Citizens...

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The NPA Programme Secretariat approved the Technology Solutions thematic "Impact on COVID-19 from Technology Solutions in NPA Regions " - TechSolns...

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The NPA Programme Secretariat approved the Clinical Aspects thematic project (A) " Local, national and transnational public health responses and...

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The NPA Programme Secretariat approved the Health and Wellbeing thematic project (B) "Impact from COVID-19 Isolation on Mental Health in NPA Regions"...

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PROJECT NEWS

10 June 2021

MAHTAVA -innovaatiokilpailu Lapissa 2021

MAHTAVA, lappilainen innovaatiokilpailu käynnistyy jälleen 15.6.2021. Lapin alueellisen kilpailun järjestää W-Power -hanke (Empowering Women...

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10 May 2021

New! Energy Pathfinder Video

Watch our new animated video to learn more about the Energy Pathfinder Project and its aims.

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21 May 2021

Challenging general public in Lapland to develop a community pilot!

New service contents by implementing technological solutions in Rovaniemi, with the SMARCTIC project.

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10 May 2021

COAST project features in Future Earth Coasts newsletter

The April 2021 edition of the Future Earth Coast news letter has featured two aspects of the COAST project.

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GET INSPIRED

Let’s celebrate 30 years of Interreg cooperation

Over 30 years Interreg has contributed to building a more united Europe. The Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme is proud to be part of this community and wishes to celebrate this anniversary sharing our stories of cooperation.

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The NPA at the EU Week of Regions and cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities is the biggest annual event dedicated to regional policy. This year it was entirely digital. Check out the NPA sessions and a selection among over 500!

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