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 Clustering Call for project applications is open from 15th January to 31st March 2021.

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In early 2021 a new Clustering call for projects will offer the possibility to diverisfy and capitalise on project outputs and results.

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The Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK means that projects will be able to continue as planned, under the same arrangements and rules as...

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Pick one or listen them all, these 3 podcasts produced by NPA projects, and 1 about Interreg, will be good infotainment during the winter holiday.

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

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In 2020, the world had to adapt to a pandemic, and so did the Arctic Awards. For the first time in 4 years, the two Arctic Award winners are announced...

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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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One year from the release of "Arctic connections", Scotland's Arctic Policy Framework, the Scottish Government will host a series of online seminars...

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In the face of new challenges and opportunities caused by climate change, the Arctic's increasing geo-political importance and the EU's ambitions...

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Save the date for an opportunity to discuss potential clustering projects consortia with NPA Desk officers and other NPA projects.

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Arctic Frontiers started out in 2006 assembling the first global scientific conference on economic, societal and environmental sustainable growth in...

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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

6 January 2021

ChatPal – from Project Launch to App Development

From its inception on 23 October 2019, the ChatPal Project timeline has been both proactive and productive.

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15 December 2020

The regional winners of the second call of the Innovation platform for new pre-startups.

The W-Power -project looked for new business ideas to support female entrepreneurship. This autumn, the competition was organized regionally in North...

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30 December 2020

Map of guidelines

During the project lifetime, we have collected important tourism guidelines around the project area and collected them to a prezi-presentation...

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14 December 2020

The Last Newsletter of the LECo Published

At the end of this year, it’s time to wrap up the Local Energy Communities project. The last newsletter has been published and it can be read on the...

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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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