NWE making an impact

The Interreg NWE Programme is committed to deliver tangible results that contribute to the improvement of the economic, environmental, social and territorial development of the North-West Europe region.

Our projects have a clear potential to help to solve joint challenges and to bring benefits to the citizens in cities and regions across the area. The Programme not only supports projects to achieve their expected impact but also dedicate strong efforts to identify best practices and showcase successful project stories.

In this section you can discover the main facts and figures of the most successful topics addressed by the Programme and how current Interreg NWE projects are making the difference in the region with the achievement of groundbreaking results.

Facts and Figures

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NWE making an impact! - Highlights

Last December in Tourcoing (FR), 370 participants were brought together to showcase the most advanced of our 95 projects and the impact of their transnational collaboration in the most concrete way.

In this publication, we capture the highlights of this very rich and inspiring event.

Success stories

A more energy-efficient North-West Europe

Although the North-West Europe area is considered as one of the most dynamic and prosperous areas of the European Union, households from some regions still face severe difficulties in affording their energy bills or suffer from a lack of adequate energy services at home.

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Achieving solid sustainability

Transnational cooperation as a key enabler for implementing circular practices in North-West Europe's construction sector.

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Unlocking the power of technology for better mental health

While digital tools are often rightly blamed for bearing a responsibility in the development of medical conditions such as anxiety or depression, technology provides us with opportunities to help monitor our mental health.

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Afraid of robots? Meet the cobots!

Automation at the workplace is often perceived as a threat to jobs and can generate fear among workers. But what if technology, rather than replacing human beings, helped them with repetitive and potentially harmful tasks? Employees and robots working hand-in-hand, this is what cobots – collaborative robot(ic)s – are all about.

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