European Regions Network for the Application of Communications Technology
ABOUT ERNACT
ERNACT secures a series of new projects that deal with critical innovation topics, such as smart cities, new models for public services and use of IT in the energy efficiency environment. They respond closely to the current development needs of European regions & cities.

Colm Mc Colgan
General Manager
DIGITAL REGIONS
Using Territorial Co-operation to add value to your region's Digital Agenda & Smart Specialisation Plans.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Find out more about ERNACT projects and partnerships
Low-Carbon Policy Benefits
It is widely accepted that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions need to be reduced globally to tackle climate change and that increasing energy efficiency and implementing renewable energy solutions is a fundamental prerequisite. The EU has set ambitious targets for emissions reduction, increasing energy efficiency, and using energy from...
Living Labs for testing technologies
Living labs are defined as user-centred, open innovation ecosystems based on a systematic user co-creation approach integrating research and innovation processes in real life communities and settings. In practice, living labs place the citizen at the centre of innovation, and have thus shown the ability to better mould the opportunities...
SAFER Kick-off Meeting
This is the first meeting of the SAFER project and is hosted by ERNACT in Donegal, Ireland. SAFER is aimed to improve the innovation performance of the seafood industry by increasing technology adoption and transnational cooperation to give response to the challenges faced by a sector identified as key for the smart growth of the...
SAFER project kicks off in Ireland on 15th November 2017
SAFER, or Smart Atlantic Seafood Clusters, project will kick off the 15th of November in County Donegal (Ireland).   This project is aimed to improve the innovation performance of the seafood industry by increasing technology adoption and transnational cooperation to give response to the challenges faced by a sector...
Marketing your business in a digital world
This free workshop, which is part of a series of training workshops within the Donegal Digital project, will introduce SMEs to digital marketing and provide useful tools to analyse their current business situation, customer and market. It will also help SMEs to develop a marketing plan that fits their...
Energy security, reliability and cost key elements to becoming a smarter energy community
As part of a series of joint meetings between Donegal County Council and Derry City & Strabane District Council, our partners have held a joint stakeholder meeting in the County House Lifford (Donegal, Ireland) on Friday 10th November. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the formulation of a Regional Energy Strategy for the...
CORE ERNACT REGIONS
Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Banat
Serbia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrlands
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom