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Sharing Cities (SHAR-LLM)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Sharing Cities has four key objectives. 1) To achieve scale in the European smart cities market by proving that properly designed smart city solutions, based around common needs, can be integrated in complex urban environments. This will be done in a way that exhibits their true potential and allows for the significant scale-up and consequent increase in social, economic and environmental value. ...
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RESCCUE aims to deliver a framework enabling city resilience assessment, planning and management by integrating into software tools new knowledge related to the detailed water-centred modelling of strategic urban services performance into a comprehensive resilience platform. These tools will assess urban resilience from a multisectorial approach, for current and future climate change scenarios and ...
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PAYT - Tool to Reduce Waste in South Europe (LIFE PAYT)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

Background Municipal waste management practices are failing to achieve high recycling rates in several southern European countries, making it difficult to achieve EU targets. The Waste Framework Directive requires Member States to increase the re-use and recycling of waste materials, such as paper, metal, plastic and glass from households, to a minimum of ...
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Homelessness as unfairness (HOME_EU)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2019,

Empirically informing a European theory of justice is a complex and challenging endeavour, however the emergence of current social crisis, and the resulting inequalities and unfairness, bring about the need to revise the premises that facilitate translation of the theory into concrete guidance to effective social policies and coherent programs and practices.To respond to this challenge, a trans-di ...
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PROSPERITY will:1. Produce a culture shift in terms of environment for SUMPs in member states and in the organisational culture of transport planning in city authorities.2. Get ministries and national agencies to play a national leading role on SUMPs, as in many member states these are the organisations from which cities take their main direction; where ministries are already playing this role, to ...
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Urban strategies for Waste Management in Tourist Cities (UrBAN-WASTE)

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2019,

Europe’s cities are some of the world’s greatest tourism destinations. The socio-economic impact of tourism is extraordinary and urban tourism, but it brings at the same time a range of negative externalities, including high levels of unsustainable resource consumption and waste production. In comparison with other cities, tourist cities have to face additional challenges related to waste preventi ...
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Background Currently, the Spanish imperial eagle (Aquila adalberti) is considered endemic to the Iberian Peninsula, as nesting is restricted to Portugal and Spain. The size of its reproductive population in the Iberian Peninsula is so small that there is a high risk of extinction (by simple demographic mischance and/or genetic deterioration) due to unpred ...
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Spreading ugLy Fruit Against food Waste (FLAW4LIFE)

Start date: Sep 14, 2015, End date: Sep 13, 2018,

Background In Portugal, a million tonnes of food are wasted every year, amounting to 17% of the total food production. The reasons are numerous and occur along all the food supply chain: intensive production models, inadequate storage and transportation, expiration dates that are too tight and sale discounts that encourage consumers to buy unreasonably. A ...
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SILVIA - “Supporting intergenerational learning and volunteering as a mean for inclusion through autobiographical learning” is a strategic partnership of 6 organizations all active in the field of non-formal learning, adult education and lifelong learning coming from Sweden, France, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and Croatia. The project aims to develop basic and civic competencies by an intergenerationa ...
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Critical infrastructure (CI) provides the essential functions and services that support European societal, economic and environmental systems. As both natural and man-made disaster and crises situations become more common place, the need to ensure the resilience of CI so that it is capable of withstanding, adapting and recovering from adverse events is paramount. Moving resilience from a conceptua ...
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FLOW sees a need for a paradigm shift wherein non-motorised transport (often seen from a transport policy perspective simply as a nice “extra”) is placed on an equal footing with motorised modes with regard to urban congestion. To do this, FLOW will create a link between (currently poorly-connected) walking and cycling and congestion by developing a user-friendly methodology for evaluating the abi ...
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Science in everyday life (SCILIFE)

Start date: May 1, 2016, End date: Nov 30, 2017,

SCILIFE – Science in Everyday Life – is a European Researchers’ Night (ERN) proposal. It builds on previous experience of successful editions to bring ERN’s aims to a different level in the Portuguese context. Using the theme of Science in Everyday Life as a point of departure, SCILIFE will address ‘traditional’ science and society issues – e.g. citizens’ engagement with sustainable and inclusive ...
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FREVUE VALIDATING FREIGHT ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN URBAN EUROPE (FREVUE)

Start date: Mar 15, 2013, End date: Sep 14, 2017,

Eight of Europe’s largest cities, will demonstrate that electric vehicles operating “last mile” freight movements in urban centres can offer significant and achievable decarbonisation of the European transport system. Demonstrators will be deployed in Amsterdam, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, Rotterdam and Stockholm. The demonstrators have been designed to ensure FREVUE covers the breadth of ...
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« THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MIGRANTS - A great collective and educational enterprise of experiences and knowledge sharing on the theme of migrations in Europe » (EMEU) is a European transnational cooperation project between Portugal, Spain, France and the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) which aims at gathering and confronting the intertwined expertise and experiences of citizens ...
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The ePlus ecosystem project will develop and deploy an online and onsite environment, building on and interconnecting existing ecosystems, hubs and initiatives, in order to setup a runway for web entrepreneurs to start and scaleup a business in Europe and grow internationally. This European ecosystem will help web-entrepreneurs to develop and scale up their ideas and businesses, from a business in ...
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Fun InterNational Learning And kNow-how Development opportunities IV

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

Background Hyria Education (Hyria) is a multidisciplinary educational institution offering vocational education and training. Hyria was established in August 2009 by merging seven vocational education institutions and adult education centers. Hyria operates in the rapidly growing Hyvinkää – Riihimäki region which has nearly 90 000 residents, 34 000 jobs, and 5000 companies of which many operate in ...
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Integrative Smart City Planning (INSMART)

Start date: Dec 1, 2013, End date: Nov 30, 2016,

The InSMART concept brings together cities, scientific and industrial organizations in order to establish and implement a comprehensive methodology for enhancing sustainable planning addressing the current and future city energy needs through an integrative and multidisciplinary planning approach. This approach will identify the optimum mix of short, medium and long term measures for a sustainable ...
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Train Intercultural Mediators for a Multicultural Europe

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

The project Train Intercultural Mediators for a Multicultural Europe (TIME) explores practices of training and employing intercultural mediators for immigrants (IMfI) throughout EU. It promotes the exchange of good practices in the field of intercultural mediation by proposing model training programmes for both intercultural mediators and their trainers. TIME also analyses existing structures in t ...
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The main objective of POP-ALERT is to prepare societies and populations to cope with crisis and disasters in a rapid, effective and efficient way by blending traditional Crisis Preparedness & First-Reaction strategies with the use of innovative contemporary tools.POP-ALERT proposes to undertake thorough behavioural research and take traditional Crisis Management research a step further by carrying ...
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The active participation of citizens in science related issues has significantly increased in the past decades and citizen science is top-priority in many institutions and governments across Europe. Portugal, however, is still lagging a little behind. This proposal for the European Researcher’s Night 2014 and 2015 in Portugal – CITSCI – has two broad aims. First, CITSCI aims at addressing this nat ...
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My Neighbourhood | My City (My Neighbourhood)

Start date: Jan 1, 2013, End date: Jun 30, 2015,

The My Neighbourhood solution will combine new digital technologies and techniques, such as social gaming principles (gamification), with the Living Lab methodology to help strengthen existing ties and resolve communal issues in the real, day-to-day world of the neighbourhood. The solution will be rooted in an open My Neighbourhood site that 1) combines the data and functionality of existing City ...
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Europeana Fashion

Start date: Mar 1, 2012, End date: Feb 28, 2015,

Europeana Fashion is a best practice network co-funded under the CIP ICT-PSP programme and composed by 22 partners from 12 European countries, which represent the leading European institutions and collections in the fashion domain. The consortium will aggregate and provide to Europeana the most outstanding and rich materials about the history of European fashion, include more than 700.000 fashion- ...
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Smart City Service Development Kit and its Application Pilots (CitySDK)

Start date: Jan 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2014,

We will produce three large-scale pan-European smart city service pilots in the eight partner cities. The pilots are in the domains of smart mobility, smart participation and smart tourism. A combination of city organisations' leadership, collaboration between the cities, and a large amount of partners' relevant existing services, interfaces, software, practices and standards in these domains are ...
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This project addresses both the ACCESSIBILITY issue and the intensification of inter-regional relationships in relation to the transport of passengers, and the consortium is willing to take on the role as THE strategic project for ACCESSIBILITY. The main objectives of START are: 1. To improve the accessibility of regions and the interconnection of passenger transport networks; and 2. T ...
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Atlantic Strategy to the revitalization of industrial areas (REVITA)

Start date: May 31, 2003, End date: Dec 30, 2005,

The goal of this project is to create and establish innovative territorial development and intervention experiments on those obsolete industrial zones in the Atlantic Area that have a serious impact on economic revitalisation and urban re-use. The project used innovative approaches through performance of three pilot projects, based on "research-action" methodology. The projects analysed the differ ...
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lycentrism through the network of medium size cities (CIUMED)

Start date: May 31, 2003, End date: Nov 29, 2005,

CIUMED is a project financed by the INTERREG IIIB SUDOE community program and its main objective is to contribute to the promotion, in south western Europe, of a balanced polycentric system of cities capable of transmitting to all municipalities, no matter how small they may be, the impulses of economic development and social well-being. In this project, which involves several south western Europe ...
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The project has three general objectives:improve the skills and competencies in initial vocational trainingimprove the quality of continuing vocational trainingto promote and reinforce vocational training , …innovation, competitiveness and entrepreneurship, co-operation vocational training and undertakings. Under the first two objectives, innovative counselling and guidance approaches are of par ...
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SPRAYS AND PENCILS

Start date: Aug 1, 2012,

SPRAYS AND PENCILS European Tools for Intergenerational Solidarity and Social Inclusion is a training course (Action 4.3), 7 days long, that will be run in San Giorgio a Cremano (NA), Italy and will see the active participation of 26 peer educators, youth and social workers, trainers, facilitator and support staff from Italy, Holland, Portugal, France, Greece, Hungary and Turkey. The theme of the ...
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Training helpers who support child victims of crime : To improve the training of those workers and volunteers who provide assistance, care and help to children who have been the victims of crime This project started in 2001 and lasted 30 months.
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The project partnership, comprising fifteen partners across five countries, responds to the training needs of Local Agenda 21 (LA21) which emerged from the Rio and Johannesburg Earth Summits. Agenda 21 is an instrument for improving quality of life, through sustainable development, by putting into operation local community partnerships. The project will contribute to skills development amongst loc ...
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