European Regions Network for the Application of Communications Technology
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
Using Territorial Co-operation to add value to your region's Digital Agenda & Smart Specialisation Plans.
Find out more about ERNACT projects and partnerships
Did you know that San Sebastian will be the capital of innovation?
Under 'Connecting Talent' initiative, Fomento San Sebastian (a Core ERNACT Region in the North of Spain) is developing remarkable work on the field of innovation and the next big step comes next week. From the 23 to 27 of October, Donostia - San Sebastian city will be the capital of innovation, once again, through an event promoted...
Policy Learning event to improve low-carbon economy
The CLEAN project, represented by ERNACT as lead partner, has participated in the 'Policy Learning Joint Event on Energy and Resource Efficiency' in Seville (Spain), taking place on the 17th and 18th of October. During the first day, attendants have addressed the topic of low-carbon economy and have reviewed the innovation projects under...
Energy measures, a motivator for driving energy efficiency
SECURE project partner Donegal County Council (Ireland) organised yesterday a stakeholder meeting in the Public Services Centre in the town of Letterkenny. Local experts in energy management and efficiency like Gallen Insulation, North West Forest Service, Pramerica and REIL took part. Project partners from Derry City & Strabane...
The CLEAN project will be officially launched in Caen, France
On the 10th of October, the CLEAN partners will organise the project Launch Conference in the region of Normandy (France), hosted by the project partners Cooperative Les 7 Vents. The event will take place in the Abbaye aux dames, in the city of Caen. Firstly, a regional representative will welcome the attendants and will give an...
Check the European Capital of Innovation finalists 2017!
The 2017 European Capital of Innovation contest launched in March of this year with thirty-two cities from seventeen countries applying to this year’s competition. Ten smart cities have now made it to the final stage competing for a prize of €1 million to scale up innovation activities, with 2 runners-up who will receive a...
Working to enhance rural and urban digital innovation territories
ERUDITE, or ‘Enhancing Rural and Urban Digital Innovation Territories’, is a project funded under INTERREG Europe programme. Since April 2016, the project partners from Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Slovenia and Sweden are assisting rural and more marginal urban regions across Europe to develop, design, implement...
Newfoundland and Labrador
South Ostrobothnia
West Romania
San Sebastián
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom