The Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme supports transnational co-operation projects in nine programme partner regions. The eligible area includes Western Ireland (Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Galway, Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Cork), Northern Ireland (excluding Belfast & outer Belfast), designated parts of Sweden, Scotland and Finland as well as the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and parts of Norway.
The programme’s vision is to help to generate vibrant, competitive and sustainable communities, by harnessing innovation, expanding the capacity for entrepreneurship and seizing the unique growth initiatives and opportunities of the Northern and Arctic regions in a resource efficient way. More details on this programme are available at http://www.interreg-npa.eu/
The NWRA is currently involved in a number of projects under the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme: