The North Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 works with regional development projects around the North Sea. Promoting transnational cooperation, the Programme aims to make the region a better place to live, work and invest in. Read more about the Programme here.
In preparation for the pre-launch event in Ostend the Secretariat will be preparing a project ideas book. Please note that the book will only contain details of the project ideas that fit the profile of the new programme. If you would like to re-submit your project idea please do so before the 26th January 2007.
The Interreg IVB North Sea Region Programme is still under development although it is anticipated that the Operational Programme will be finalised and submitted to the Commission by the end of February.
Lead Partner seminar no 10 was held in Lübeck on the 21-22 of November. Around 80 participants attended workshops on Indicators, Article 4 visits and Reports. The seminar also featured presentations on Communications, the new Interreg IVB North Sea Region Programme and Key points for closing projects.
The new Zentrum fG?r zukunftsorientertes Bauen (ZzB) was inaugurated in Hamburg on the 16th of November. It is the second of three planned SmartLIFE centres to open, with only SmartLIFE Cambridge still to be officially inaugurated.
A pilot scheme involving documenting projects on web based video formats has been carried out by the secretariat. The scheme involves videoclips and news coverage by film of approved projects to be put on the programme website.