Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme (NPA) 2014-2020

This €56million ERDF programme aims to help peripheral and remote communities in the northern regions of Europe to develop their economic, social and environmental potential.

The programme area involves parts of: Finland, Ireland, Sweden, Scotland, Northern Ireland – in cooperation with the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland and Norway. The SEUPB is the Regional Contact Point for Northern Ireland.

During the period 2014-2020, the Programme has allocated approximately €56 million of European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) to Projects focusing on four priorities:

  1. Using Innovation to Maintain and Develop Robust and Competitive Communities;
  2. Promoting Entrepreneurship to Realise the Potential of the Programme Area's Competitive Advantage;
  3. Fostering Energy-Secure Communities through Promotion of Renewable Energy and energy efficiency;
  4. Protecting, Promoting and Developing Cultural and Natural Heritage

Case studies

Case studies of project funded by NPA can be found here

Further information

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