Interreg NWE Programme Alert; Preparation for 5th Call – open 18 April-24 May 2017

The next call for project proposals of the Interreg North West Europe Programme  will be open from the 18th of April to the 24th of May 2017.

This programme is looking for transnational cooperation initiatives that can deliver concrete results for the North-West Europe area and its citizens. If you have an idea that could make one of the programme objectives a reality, the programme would like to hear from you. 

A wide range of NWE events and meetings will be taking place until the call opening. They will give you the opportunity to learn more about our programme and develop your project idea into a successful application.

Information events: These are aimed at those of you who are either new to Interreg NWE Programme or want to learn more and/or have some project ideas.  

If you cannot make the event in Manchester, here is a list of those being held around the NWE region. (see website for details)

  • France: several events in Hauts-de-France  region between the 23rd of January and the13th of February.
  • Brussels Capital Region, Belgium: Info Day in Brussels on the 14th of February.
  • Flanders, Belgium: one-to-one information meetings on the 16th and the 17th of February in Brussels (more information available soon).
  • Germany: Info Day in Saarbrücken on the 22nd of February.

Projects Ideas lab: Luxembourg City, 28th March 2017.  This transnational event focused on call 5 will be a unique opportunity to progress in your project application. It is the perfect occasion to network, find like-minded partners, meet the Interreg NWE team and get useful information to succeed at the next call for projects.

Application resources: updated version of the Programme Manual available

You can find here all the application resources to develop and manage your project, including the Step 1 application form, the Cooperation Programme and the updated version of the Programme Manual (5th version) .

Share or join an idea

Ready to become Lead Partner? Submit your idea and it will be published on the NWE website.

Ready to be project partner?   Check the list of project ideas.

You can also join the discussion via the LikedIn groups for Innovation, Low Carbon and Resource and Materials Efficiency.

Are you looking for examples of what a good project looks like? Find some inspiration in the Success Stories  section.

Interreg NWE Programme so far

Since the beginning of the 2014-2020 programming period, the Interreg NWE Programme has allocated €58 million ERDF budget, 15% of the total budget, to fund 16 projects (6 on Innovation,  6 on Low Carbon and 4 on Resource and Materials. There is still €314 million available for new projects.

Fiona Watson
Energy Efficiency
Low Carbon
Circular Economy and Bio-economy
SME Innovation