News

3/4.07.2018, Rennes

AtlanticSocialLab 4th coordination meeting and study visits at Rennes, took place on the 3rd and 4th of July

The partnership had the opportunity to visit examples of good practices of social innovation in Rennes

The AtlanticSocialLab partnership met on Tuesday at the partner host’s venue, CRESS Bretagne. The first morning begin with an overview provided by DEX and a working session to present a progress report on pilot actions. Afterwards, the partners updated about the mapping exercise, the capitalization plan, the communication plan and the progress of the project. 

Study visits focused on social projects took place in the afternoon, starting with Compagnons bâtisseurs, an organisation which assists people in do-it-yourself house renovation. Then on to Ressources T, a social cooperative bringing together a variety of recycling activities involving electrical devices, computers and medical equipment.

On the second day, the partnership had the opportunity to visit Tezea, an initiative to create jobs for long-term unemployed people in a specific rural area (Pipriac et Saint-Ganton). This is a special programme where the public funds usually dedicated to the costs of unemployment are used to create full time, long-term jobs in laundry, recycling, woodcutting, car cleaning, maintenance of green spaces, concierge services etc.

Afterwards, back in Rennes, the project met stakeholders in two examples of good practices in social innovation: Au p'tit blosneur, a district concierge service; and La Grenouille à grande bouche, a participatory restaurant in a disadvantaged area which donates its profits to associations located in the same district.

AtlanticSocialLab aims to contribute to the creation of a Social Innovation Atlantic Ecosystem that shall result in the implementation of new ways and solutions to drive social innovation in the public sector, in the private sector and in NGOs, thanks to transnational cooperation. This project is led by Ayuntamiento de Avilés and brings together partners from the five Member States of the programme.

Published on: 2018-07-06


The Programme Manual is now available in four languages!

The Programme Manual to apply to the 2nd stage of the 1st call is now also available for consultation and download in Portuguese, Spanish, French and English.

25.10.2016

The Programme Manual to apply to the second stage of the first call are now also available for consultation and download in Portuguese, Spanish, French and English.

Taller “INTERREG Espacio Atlántico 2014-2020: objetivos, prioridades y procedimientos de gestión"

Europe Direct A Coruña - Diputación de A Coruña organiza un taller sobre el Programa Espacio Atlántico

28.10.2016, A Coruña

Europe Direct A Coruña - Diputación de A Coruña organiza un taller sobre el Programa Espacio Atlántico

Impact of Brexit on the Atlantic Area projects

How does Brexit affect projects co-financed by the Atlantic Area? Statement of the Chancellor of the Exchequers brings further information

24.10.2016

How does Brexit affect projects co-financed by the Atlantic Area? Statement of the Chancellor of the Exchequers brings further information

Update: Second stage of the first call for projects will open on the 31st of October.

From the 31st of October until the 19th of December, selected applicants are invited to submit a full project application

11.10.2016

From the 31st of October until the 19th of December, selected applicants are invited to submit a full project application

Four Atlantic Area projects awarded in the Atlantic Project Awards 2016

Award ceremony took place today during the third Atlantic Stakeholder Platform, Dublin

2016-09-27

Award ceremony took place today during the third Atlantic Stakeholder Platform, Dublin

Figures of the first step of the first call for projects

102 Expressions of Interest selected for the second stage of the first call for projects.

2016-09-19

102 Expressions of Interest selected for the second stage of the first call for projects.

Programme Monitoring Committee meeting to select proposals that will run for the second stage of the first call for projects

This two-day meeting was mainly to decide on applicants that will be invited to present a full project proposal

2016-09-08

This two-day meeting was mainly to decide on applicants that will be invited to present a full project proposal

European Cooperation Day 2016

Let's celebrate territorial cooperation in Europe!

2016-09-21

EC Day will be celebrated on the 21 September to promote the achievements of territorial cooperation in European regions.

Third Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference

This conference is an opportunity to learn more about cooperation and funding opportunities in the Atlantic Area

2016-09-27

This conference is an opportunity to learn more about cooperation and funding opportunities in the Atlantic Area

Europe in My Region Photo Competition

You still have a few days to participate on this competition!

2016-08-22

Until the 28th of August you still can participate on this competition promoted by the European Commission!