European Regions Network
for the Application of Communications Technology
was founded in 1991. ERNACT is an international network of European regional and city public authorities that
work together to access European Union digital technology programmes and funding for the benefit of their areas,
companies and universities.
We implement innovative digital-age projects to improve our member regions’ digital needs. We capture opportunities by designing cooperative projects and initiatives – with support from the European Union – that recognise the global and interconnected nature of today’s digital world.
Our team has 25 years of expertise in leading interregional projects and we have a strong record of achievement in linking with other European regions. To-date, we have developed over 30 transnational cooperation projects with governments, universities and research centres in more than 150 European regions and cities, with a combined population of 50 million, across 20 countries.
Benefits of co-operating with other like-minded regions in the ERNACT network?
The ERNACT network of regions has established a model for successful European cooperation.
This encompasses Member Regions, Interregional Management Committee and the ERNACT office.
Member Regions: can be local or regional authorities or other public sector non-profit organisation.
Interregional Management Committee (IMC): It comprises the representatives of member regions.
The IMC is responsible for overall strategy, management and financial control of the ERNACT network.
ERNACT Office: The secretariat delivers the services of the network to members and projects. The office is located in CoLab, a campus digital start-up incubator, located in the North West Ireland Crossborder
ERNACT has taken care over the years to retain a core team of experienced project development
and management staff and partners that enable to:
Overall, ERNACT is increasing its use of digital media systems within its own cooperation networks to connect the regions,
which is particularly important to those divided by large distance.
Please find below full details about the organisations and contact people or our member regions.
Learn more about our experienced staff.
Colm Mc Colgan
Project Management Intern
Digital Communications Officer
Jose Manuel San Emeterio