priority axis

As a transnational cooperation programme, ADRION main contribution will be to exchange and transfer experiences between regions, support transnational interventions and capacity building, as well as to answer to current needs and challenges within the region. To this end, the Programme focuses its investments in four Priority Axes, namely:

  1. Innovative and smart region 

    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, ecoinnovation, public serviceapplications, demand stimulation, networking, clusters and open innovation through smart specialisation.

  2. Sustainable region

    Conserving, protecting, promoting and developing natural and cultural heritage; Protecting and restoring biodiversity and soil and promoting ecosystem services, including through Natura 2000, and green infrastructure.

  3. Connected Region 

    Developing and improving environment-friendly (including low-noise) and low-carbon transport systems including inland waterways and maritime transport, ports, multimodal links and airport infrastructure, in order to promote sustainable regional and local mobility.

  4. Supporting the governance of the EUSAIR

    Enhancing institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders and efficient public administration by developing and coordinating macro-regional and sea-basin strategies.