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Strong Irish presence in Interreg North West Europe

Strong Irish presence in Interreg North West Europe

                                                                                                                                          

Ireland has secured funding under 7 of the 13 applications which were approved by the Interreg North West Europe Monitoring Committee at their meeting in Brussels on 10 January.

 

There are 16 Associate Partners, 9 Irish Partners and one Lead Partner in the approved projects which will receive 60% of their project costs to roll out activities with their European counterparts under the three Programme Priorities of Innovation, Low Carbon and Resource & Materials Efficiency. 

 

At their meeting, the Monitoring Committee considered 20 Step 2 applications and approved 13.  The Programme awarded €3.49m to 10 Irish organisations participating in 7 projects.

 

Step 2 Approvals: approvals with an astrix have Irish partners

Project

Acronym

Project

Name

Priority

Lead

Partner

H2SHIPS

System-Based Solutions for H2-Fuelled Water Transport in North-West Europe

2

Germany

Care-Peat*

Carbon Loss Reduction from Peatlands; an integrated approach

2

Belgium

IMAGINE

Inclusive market Agriculture Incubator in North-West Europe

1

Belgium

BSTART*

Blockstart: Blockchain-based applications for SME

competitiveness

1

Netherlands

OceanDemo*

Demonstration Programme for Ocean Energy Pilot Farms and Supporting Technologies

1

UK

HECTOR

Heritage & Cultural Tourism Open Resource

2

Belgium

eHUBS

Smart Shared Green Mobility Hubs

2

Netherlands

RED WOLF*

Rethink Electricity Distribution Without Load Following

2

UK

ENERGE*

Energizing Education to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

2

Ireland

FABulous Farmers

FABulous Farmers employ Functional AgroBiodiversity as a nature-based solution to reduce use of natural and material resources, delivering benefits for Farmers, society and the environment in NWE.

3

Belgium

COBRACOMP

Braided textiles to improve the competitiveness of composite materials industry in NWE

1

France

REAMIT*

Improving Resource Efficiency of Agribusiness supply chains by Minimising waste using Big Data and Internet of Things sensors

3

UK

MUSTBEO*

Multi Storey Building E=0 refurbishment

2

Netherlands

 

The Programme Secretariat in France will have finalised contracts with the approved projects by mid-March after which full details of partners and budgets will be available. 

 

There is still plenty of opportunity for potential applicants to secure funding. The ninth call for project proposals is now open until 14 June 2019. This call will be open to applications under Priority 1 and Priority 3 only. (Priority 2 will not be open for Call 9).

 

For further information on Interreg North-West Europe please contact the National Contact Point Rita McGarvey at the Assembly on +353 51 860700 or see the Interreg NWE website.

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