Project - Connected North


Description (EN): Connected North aims to investigate and develop and main project application that will create a remote, real-time communication service to enable smart, digital tourism in the cultural sector using existing virtual technology. This project will connect isolated communities to share their heritage digitally and to overcome the common challenges of rural isolation.
Expected Results (EN): Preparedness of responsible authorities in remote, sparsely populated areas for environmental management in relation to climate change and impacts of new investments in exploitation of natural resources

Thematic Information

Thematics: Cultural heritage and arts  Rural and peripheral development  Tourism  
Specific Objective: Increased innovation and transfer of new technology to SMEs in remote sparsely populated areas
Thematic Objective: (1) strengthening research, technological development and innovation by:
Investment Priority: (1b) promoting business investment in R&I, developing links and synergies between enterprises, research and development centres and the higher education sector, in particular promoting investment in product and service development, technology transfer, social innovation, eco-innovation, public service applications, demand stimulation, networking, clusters and open innovation through smart specialisation, and supporting technological and applied research, pilot lines, early product validation actions, advanced manufacturing capabilities and first production, in particular in key enabling technologies and diffusion of general purpose technologies

Project Summary

Project name (EN): Connected North
Project acronym: Connected North

Period: 2014-2020
Date of latest update: 2018-12-27


Project start date: 2015-07-15
Project end date: 2016-01-15
Project status: Closed

Total budget/expenditure: EUR 44.873,00
European Union funding: EUR 29.167,45

Project documents

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Partners Data

Lead Partner (EN): Helmsdale Heritage and Arts Society
Lead Partner: Helmsdale Heritage and Arts Society
Address: Dunrobin Street,, Helmsdale, Scotland,, United Kingdom
Legal status: public

Address: Skriduklaustur, Egilsstadir, Iceland
Legal status: public
Address: Postboks 104, Melbu, Norway
Legal status: public
Department: School of Computing
Address: JC1.22 - Jack Cole Building, North Haugh, St Andrews, United Kingdom
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