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ESPON Evidence in a North European Context (ENECON)

Start date: Jan 31, 2012, End date: Mar 30, 2014,

ENECON addresses challenges and opportunities facing territorial development and spatial planning policies and practices, particular to the vast territory of the northern part of Europe. By facilitating the use and capitalization of ESPON evidence, the overall aim is to contribute to make clear the significance of the European perspective on territorial development and cohesion, and especially the ...
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... businesses (manufacturing and service) are still in a reactive position in terms of climate initiatives – in spite of obvious potential for cost effective GHG reductions. A survey (pre 2009) of Danish ironmongers showed that a 15-20% reduction in GHG emissions could easily be achieved, and with positive economic impacts. The situation is similar in many other sectors dominated by small and medi ...
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The conservation of heritage, in particular historical buildings, is a common goal in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). Due to the common identity in the BSR it is very important to protect the historical buildings in order to preserve the individual characteristics and therewith the attractiveness and competitiveness of the cities around the Baltic Sea. Besides this the international and the EU CO2-re ...
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Rebuilding of Marine Cavernous Boulder Reefs in Kattegat (BLUEREEF)

Start date: Aug 1, 2006, End date: Apr 1, 2013,

... arge boulders that are suitable for constructing sea defences and harbour jetties. It is estimated that at least 34 km2 of boulders from predominantly shallow cavernous reefs have been excavated from Danish waters (i.e close to 100% of the area of this habitat). The national monitoring programme indicates that only five hectares are left untouched. One Site of Community Importance has been selecte ...
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... efits in addition to being economically viable. Aquabest will explore how these technologies could also be used in coastal areas with limited access to fresh water. A feasibility study manual for the Danish farm concept will be produced and field tested. Competitiveness will be tested through economic feasibility calculations. Also an intensive recirculation training course will be arranged.Aquabe ...
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Cost-effective low-energy advanced sustainable so1utions (CLASS1)

Start date: Nov 1, 2007, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

... a new settlement to be erected in the municipality. In this new settlement 650 dwellings will be constructed in the years 2007-2008 to a low-energy standard referred to as "low-energy class 1" in the Danish Building Regulations. This requirement means that the energy consumption will be 50 % below the new energy regulations to be introduced with the implementation of the EPBD (Energy Performance o ...
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Integration between Sustainable Construction Processes

Start date: Sep 16, 2009, End date: Sep 15, 2012,

... ral national industry-oriented seminars and on several international construction research conferences.The project has helped to increase trade across the Sound through access to lists of Swedish and Danish rules and working methods within BIM (building information modeling), energy consumption, availability and classification.
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13,361 road fatalities occurred in 2007 in the BSR. 10 percent of these are caused by an accident involving heavy vehicle. The problem C.A.S.H. addresses is traffic safety of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV's), including Dangerous Goods (DG) and oversized transport in international traffic in each of the participating countries/regions. Although EU legislation on HGV and DG transport is being harmonised ...
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The EWTC II project started in 2009 and was a follow up of the EWTC project completed in 2007, with the overall aim to highlight the development of a ”Green Corridor Concept” as a best practise case in the European context. Green transport corridors are defined as a concentration of freight traffic between major hubs and by relatively long distances where short sea shipping, rail, inland waterways ...
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Innovation is widely understood as the driving force for an economic growth. It is new products and services, and new technologies of producing, packaging or delivering them which add value to economy, and enable us to improve our standard of living. Innovations in sustainable production can make especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs) more competitive, profitable and environmentally friend ...
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Background Decomposing organic waste in landfills generates large quantities of methane, a greenhouse gas that contributes significantly to the global problem of climate change. Conventional technology for extracting methane for use as an energy resource is seldom cost-efficient and generally captures only 40-60% of the gas produced. The adoption of the ...
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LogOn Baltic improved spatial integration by transferring knowledge in ICT and logistics competence. The main objective is to produce and disseminate information for regional development agencies on how to support enterprises in the participating regions in their effort to improve ICT and logistics competence, thus improving regional development.Objectives of the project: identifying development a ...
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moting Spatial Development by Creating COMon MINdscapes (COMMIN)

Start date: Aug 31, 2004, End date: Aug 30, 2007,

Transnational and cross-border co-operation have a growing need (e.g. EU-enlargement) for a precise understanding of the partner’s concepts and the planning systems they are embedded in. The improvement of solving similar problems in different BSR countries and on transnational activities can best be achieved by exchange of experiences and ideas, mutual training and further education as well as pr ...
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River basin planning has a long tradition in water protection terminology, but new whole Europe approach has been adopted when Water framework directive (WFD) come into force. According to WFD all European river basins should be covered by river basin plans with ultimate goal to reach good ecological status or potential in all waterbodies. Baltic Sea is one of the most fragile marine areas in Euro ...
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Integrating Logistics Centre Networks in the Baltic Sea Region (InLoC)

Start date: Jul 31, 2004, End date: Mar 30, 2007,

As a follow up of the project NeLoC projecz InLoc aimed at further improvement of the networking between logistics centres, ports and other logistics operators in the Baltic Sea Region. The project also analysed spatial and environmental consequences of logistics centres and aimed at removing bottlenecks in port-hinterland connections. Furthermore, the project tried to improve the compatibility of ...
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The main achievement of the project was the development of a Green North Sea Docks decision-support tool (DST). The DST is a tool developed to assists dockyard environmental managers and environmental protection administrations. Therefore an assessment strategy which introduced elements of the concept of sustainability to compare alternative treatment processes, i.e. the environmental assessment b ...
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Rock Art in Northern Europe (RANE )

Start date: Jun 25, 2002, End date: Sep 24, 2005,

Rock art (paintings and carvings on rock formations) is the oldest form of human art. The remaining examples of this historical art form are threatened both by a natural development and our modern way of living. The central objectives of RANE were to initiate measures and promote research that would improve the management and sustainable use of prehistoric rock art in the Baltic Sea Region. The pr ...
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Medium Sized Cities in Dialogue around the Baltic Sea (MECIBS )

Start date: Jun 23, 2002, End date: Sep 22, 2005,

... . Finally, the impacts and prospects of transnational networking between cities and urban regions in the BSR will be analysed taking its point of departure in a case study on industrial links between Danish and Polish/Lithuanian industrial districts within the branch of textile. Achi ...
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The project was aiming at the improvement of planning processes by improving the transregional communication and decision structures. The outcome of the project is a thematic network and a centre of excellence for improving the political (e.g. spatial planning authorities, municipalities, ministries, Governmental and Non-Governmental-Organisations) and entrepreneurial policy-making-processes in th ...
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Urban areas as nodes in a polycentric development (Polycentricity)

Start date: Sep 5, 2002, End date: Apr 20, 2005,

The European urban system is a main territorial structure and the cities are key drivers in the development of regions and larger territories. The specific functionality and potentials of cities are being explored and a typology of the European urban reality developed. The ESDP highlighted the objective of a polycentric development in support of a balanced and harmonious European territory. The pr ...
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Networking Logistics Centres in the Baltic Sea Region (NeLoC )

Start date: Dec 17, 2001, End date: Feb 16, 2004,

The NeLoC project provided a networking forum for existing and planned logistics centres in the Baltic Sea Region and it has enabled the exchange of experiences in planning and operating logistics centres.The project promoted the role of logistics centres in regional development as well as national and international logistics chains with emphasis laid on intermodal solutions. Further, the project ...
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The education system plays an important role in creating ideas about gender that are often unconscious ways to deal with female and male students. Teachers should be aware of mechanisms that continue to reproduce the gender stereotypes and become attentive to gender sensitive teaching and counselling methods. The project intends to develop a good practice guide and methods to make teachers of all ...
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As its contribution to the Lisbon Strategy, adopted the education ministries of common goals for improving education with the work program "The Education & Training 2010" work program. Teachers and trainers play a crucial role in achieving the objectives. 20 core indicators for monitoring progress towards the Lisbon objectives have been identified, and particularly one dealing with the academic de ...
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The project has promoted and exploited CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) in Cyprus, Malta, and Portugal.The lack of exploitation of CALL in CY, MT, and PT was well documented in several reports, e.g. The EU commissioned report “The Impact of Information and Communications Technologies on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and on the Role of Teachers of Foreign Languages” (2002) p5: “the us ...
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The importance of being valued : The project has developed curricula and learning modules with partner countries across Europe with the aim of improving the confidence of unemployed individuals and of making them more aware of their non-formal skills. The self-evaluation project has developed a framework of self-evaluation activities, strongly emphasising the need for common cornerstones in the pr ...
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In Europe psychosocial and social problems, lifestyle related diseases and non-communicable diseases are on the rise. This puts a significant pressure on the resources and expertise of the public sectors. Therefore, humanitarian organizations and private institutes are increasingly needed to provide social support. A physically active life can benefit psychosocial well-being in a number of ways, i ...
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The TALISMAN project aims to create and develop a training plan aimed at providing managers and those responsible for human resources within SMEs with the skills and abilities required to successfully implement ‘talent management’ procedures and policies. Project partners will undergo an initial analysis of the barriers and the training needs to enable successful talent management within SMEs, acr ...
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Reason: A New Focal Point for Teaching EU StudiesAs of December 2009, the Lisbon Treaty has become the EU's new fundamental framework for the foreseeable future. The analysis of altered or novel treaty provisions becomes a high priority for interdisciplinary research-based teaching curricula in EU studies. Only a European academic network will be able to exploit input from the relevant disciplines ...
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Credit where credit's due : The project has developed a vocational qualification transfer system that allows for cross-border recognition of acquired skills and competences. The system improves the mobility of students in vocational training and leads to improvements in vocational education and training throughout Europe. This project started in 2003 and lasted 36 months.
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