Launch of the new programme of European Regional Development Funding in the Northwest

Organiser: North West Development Agency
Location: St George's Hall, Liverpool

In October 2006, the Government confirmed that the 9 Regional Development Agencies (RDA’s) should take responsibility for managing the new ERDF programmes in England for the 2007-2013 period. Since then the Northwest Operational Programme has been written, submitted and approved by the European Commission. The Northwest Programme Management Committee (PMC) has been formed to monitor, oversee and advise on the delivery of the Programme and is comprised of 25 senior representatives from across the region. For the first time, there will be a single ERDF Programme for the whole region, with a single set of objectives that supports the EU ‘Growth and Jobs’ agenda and is aligned to the Northwest Regional Economic Strategy. Also for the first time applications for funding will happen through a single appraisal process at the NWDA. The launch will allow you to find out more details of the strategy and how the new delivery arrangements work. You will also have the opportunity to meet the new Director of European Programme, David Malpass. For more information and online registration visit