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
SECURE reaches midway implementing energy solutions
SECURE, or Smarter Energy Communities in Northern & Arctic Regions, project has reached its midway transferring and implementing innovative energy solutions for housing and public infrastructure across seven Northern Periphery and Arctic regions. Project partner organisations and public institutions are now working together to...
Donegal Digital secures go-ahead to develop a Digital Hub
The development partnership driving the Donegal Digital Action Plan, a key strand in Donegal’s overall development strategy, welcomes the news that the county has been awarded substantial funding from Enterprise Ireland to develop a Digital Innovation Hub in Inishowen (County Donegal, Ireland). The partnership includes...
'Low Carbon Policy Benefits' seminar hosted by Leitrim CC
SECURE project partners met at The Dock Arts Centre in Leitrim (Ireland) on 30th November for the Low Carbon Policy Benefits seminar, hosted by Leitrim County Council. The purpose of this meeting was to disseminate transnational good practice to increase the awareness of technologies and solutions for energy efficiency and...
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...
(Seminar 3) 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...
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