Welcome to the Northern Periphery Programme 2007-2013

The Northern Periphery Programme 2007-2013 aims to help peripheral and remote communities on the northern margins of Europe to develop their economic, social and environmental potential. The success of the programme will be built on joint projects creating innovative products and services for the benefit of the programme partner countries and Europe as a whole. More...

Cool North - NPP Programme Closure & NPA Programme Launch Conference

Cool North logoThe Cool North conference will take place on 30th September and 1st October in Strathpeffer, Scotland.

  • Learn why the Programme area is "cool"
  • Celebrate the achievements of the NPP 2007-2013 
  • Learn about the upcoming Northern Periphery and Arctic 2014-2020 Programme 
  • Witness the launch of the First Call for Applications
  • Receive technical guidance at the How to Apply seminar for project applicants

Read more about the Cool North conference.

Outcomes Monitoring Committee meetings

Monitoring CommitteeOn 17th June, the Programme Monitoring Committee met in Umeå, Sweden. This meeting was organised as a back-to-back meeting with the shadow Monitoring Committee for the upcoming NPA 2014-2020, held on 18th June. 

Arctic Connections Conference Outcomes

On 10th-11th June, the "Arctic Connections – regional cooperation networks in the north of Europe" conference took place in Glasgow, Scotland. The event was hosted by the European Policies Research Centre - University of Strathclyde on behalf of the Scottish Government.

The goal of the conference was to explore more collaborative approaches to regional cooperation in the Arctic.

NPA 2014-2020: Pre-announcement First Call for Applications

NPA logoWe are pre-announcing the First Call for main project applications in the upcoming Northern Periphery and Arctic 2014-2020 Programme. The call will be launched at the Cool North conference on 30th September, and run until 24th November. Project decisions will be made in February 2015.


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