Two oceans, one goal: you are what (and where) you eat
Sea and agrifood sectors are crucial to Europe’s economy: food related industries and services provide over 44 million jobs in the EU. Interreg pushes forward innovation and sustainability of food products from land and sea in two different European regions.
Driving a tox-free Europe
From toothpaste to toys, hazardous substances are everywhere around you. They are present in your home, your school, and your workplace, wreaking all kinds of havoc. They can make you itch or sneeze, harm your fertility, or even cause serious illness. Professor Jeanette Rotchell and environmentalist Heidrun Fammler battle hazardous chemicals for a living.
Innovations “à la carte”: from the Balkans to North-West Europe
Agriculture is a defining part of the agro-food sector, which is of strategic importance in Europe. Meet the ROADtool and Functional Agrobiodiversity, two innovative approaches supporting EU farmers in their transition to a healthy and environmentally friendly food system.
Clear waters through cooperation
We challenge our seas with industry waste, pharmaceuticals, pesticides and nutrients leaking from fields, and expect the seas to remain that treasure for our children and the children of their children. But will they?
New opportunities for development in remote archipelago islands
Åland Islands lie between Finland and Sweden and consist of nearly 7000 islands of which only about 60 are inhabited. It is a spectacular place to see how cooperation can reach out to very small and remote places and yet make a positive change to the lives of the local people.
The European Green Deal going local in the Alpine Space
According to European Commission president Ursula van der Leyen, the European Green Deal is Europe’s man on the moon moment. Several projects funded by the Interreg Alpine Space programme are already contributing directly to the Green Deal by finding sustainable solutions for the Alpine mobility, industry and energy sectors.
Golden tickets to the ocean energy factory
Interreg vouchers support marine energy to exploit its potential with strategic real sea testing. No, these coupons won’t grant you VIP access to a magical chocolate factory nor to any of Roald Dahl’s novel universes,
30 YEARS TOGETHER | #InterregTalks
30 years ago, Interreg was created in a spirit of knowledge-sharing and collaborative thinking across Europe. We planned to celebrate successful cooperation beyond borders this year, but then suddenly the COVID-19 pandemic brought back national solutions