Home to the ‘Coolest Place on the Planet’ and the ‘Best Place in Ireland to Live’, it’s city is in the top 10 fastest growing cities in Europe and home to Capital of Culture in 2020. The levels of entrepreneurship is truly unprecedented. So much so the region is European Entrepreneurial Region for 2018, following in the footsteps of Barcelona, Lisbon and Paris.
The European Entrepreneurial Region 2018 WINNER – “Northern & Western Region of Ireland”.
Not bad, but add in the title of Adventure Capital and the burgeoning Blueway’s tourism proposition and we have a truly unique place. A place that boasts emerging sectors focusing on life sciences, advanced manufacturing, marine economy, entrepreneurship and over 140 multi-national brands. This region can be the most resilient, low carbon and dynamic place in the world.
The NWRA is aiming to be a platform for collaboration and the body that can help drive convergence so that it’s true latent potential can be reached.
We collaborate on three levels…
In this section:
The EU Engagement Team aims to be the hub of information relating to EU funding mechanisms and we want to help.
The overarching objective of INTERREG is to promote a harmonious economic, social and territorial development of the Union as a whole.
Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme
Transnational co-operation projects, including regions in Western Ireland, Northern Ireland, Sweden, Scotland, Finland, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and Norway.
Atlantic Area Programme
Transnational cooperation projects in 37 Atlantic regions of five countries: France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Helping regional and local governments across Europe to develop and deliver better policy, by creating an environment and opportunities for sharing solutions.
National Contact Point
The role of the National Contact Point is to give personalised support to project applicants from Ireland.
Research and Capacity Building
Working to enhance the reputation of this region of Ireland as an attractive place to live, work, visit and do business.
Part of the role of the NWRA is to contribute to the policy development across the region and to shape the future of the Northern and Western Region.
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