Welcome to the Northwest European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Programme 2007-2013 website.
Between 2007 and 2013 the Northwest of England is set to receive a total of £521million of ERDF funding.
The Northwest ERDF Programme 2007-13, known as the Northwest Operational Programme (NWOP), has a single set of objectives that supports the EU 'Growth and Jobs' agenda and is aligned to the Northwest Regional Economic Strategy.
The NWOP has 4 Priorities and 11 Action Areas, and aims to create 26,700 net additional jobs, improve the region's annual Gross Value Added (GVA) by £1.17 billion, and ensure a 25% reduction in additional CO2 emissions generated from Programme investments.
The ERDF Programme 2007-13 is administered by the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA).