The Botnia-Atlantica programme is a cross-border cooperation programme intended to co-fund projects within the Botnia-Atlantica area. The programme is one of several European territorial Cooperation programmes, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.


The Regional Council of Ostrobothnia is one of the eighteen regional councils in Finland. Their aim is to build up the necessary conditions for balanced development and economic growth and thereby serve the welfare of the Ostrobothnian people. The development efforts are financed both by national and EU resources.


Nordland is in area the second largest of Norways 19 counties. It is situated in the north of Norway, and has about 240 000 citizens. Nordland County Council provides important services to the inhabitants of Nordland, including regional planning and environmental issues, such as providing clean energy.


Project partners that also participates are Novia University of Applied Sciences, University of Vaasa, Umeå University, Tampere University of Technology, Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences and The Arctic University of Norway.