Regions along the border areas are the main separating lines in the field of R&D in the NWE area. The expenses for R&D are in general comparatively low on mutual side of the border and the exposure of border areas to globalisation is relatively week and vulnerable.

The project will contribute to a more balanced territorial development of the knowledge based economy in NWE as well as to strengthened competitiveness of the whole cooperation area by:

  • a learning process,
  • developing concrete policy initiatives for every cross-border region and recommendations for the whole NWE area.

Further information is contained in the summary:

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