West Norway Office

West Norway Office is one of five Norwegian regional offices in Brussels. Our member organisations include the Vestland County Council, Møre and Romsdal County Council, several municipalities, and the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL). Our mission is to help them to achieve their ambitions and find solutions to common European challenges through regional cooperation. We are devoted to raising awareness about the vast opportunities that lies within the various EU programmes and assisting our member organisations in finding European partners for their project ideas. Our key priorities include climate, energy (hydrogen, batteries, alternative fuels), research, education and skills, as well as blue growth.

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  • By Lucy Hammond

100 ERRIN member cities and regions become signatories of the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change Charter

During the recent European Research and Innovation Days, the European Commission announced the 2nd wave of signatories to the EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change Charter, with a further 100 regions and local authorities signing. Of the now 215 signatories, a staggering 100 are associated with ERRIN member cities and regions.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

H2020 Partner / project leader search for the call TRANSFORMATIONS-04-2019-2020

The various forms of cultural tourism in Europe are important drivers of growth, jobs and economic development of European regions and urban areas. They also contribute, by driving intercultural understanding and social development in Europe through discovering various types of cultural heritage, to the understanding of other peoples' identities and values.

  • By Anna Solvang

RIGHT (Right Skills for the Right Future) - Final event and policy seminar

Discover the future of Europe through the findings of the Interreg North Sea Region project RIGHT. The project consortium will host its final event and policy seminar in Brussels on 23 May from 10:00-12:00 CEST.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

C2C - CH4 to crop – Novel Technologies, Solutions and Systems to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Animal Production Systems

The Project idea is based on a novel set-up for a methane conversion, originally developed for applications such as lean burn natural gas-fuelled engines. Project structure / content is thought to be as follows: Analysis of the stable ventilation air (Partner) with focus on methane and other greenhouse gases Implementation of the ventilation, heating and catalyst system (HVL) Determination of CH4