Northern & Western Regional Assembly (NWRA)

The Northern and Western Regional Assembly is a Managing Authority for an EU Regional Operational Programme for the period 2014-2020. The Assembly has performed this role since 2000. The Assembly is also the designated National Contact Point in Ireland for the Atlantic Area and Interreg  Europe Programmes as well as the Regional Contact Point for the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014-2020. The Assembly has also participated as a partner in a number of EU transnational projects. The Assembly is currently leading two transnational projects – the TESLA Project which provides innovation supports for early stage firms (Project funded under the North West Europe programme) and the Marnet project which is a marine socio economic project funded by the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme.