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ALFIRK – Collaborative Networks for Migrant Parent Empowerment

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

The SIRIUS European Policy Network on the education of children and young people with a migrant background proposes a strategic partnership between seven countries. This project aims to address the high occurrence of early school leaving (ESL) among migrant youth in European school systems by empowering migrant parents through the sharing of practice and transfer of knowledge. Specifically, this p ...
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Safeguarding the Saimaa Ringed Seal (LIFE Saimaa Seal)

Start date: Aug 1, 2013, End date: Jul 31, 2018,

Background Once widespread in Finland, the Saimaa ringed seal (Phoca hispida saimensis) is now found only in the Saimaa fragmented freshwater lake complex. With a small population of about 310 seals, it is probably the world’s most endangered seal species and is categorized by the IUCN as Critically Endangered. In Annex II of the Habitats Directive, it ...
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The FIRSTRUN project advances the theoretical and practical debates on the effective mechanisms of fiscal policy coordination. It analyzes the very reason why fiscal policy coordination may be needed in the first place, namely cross-country externalities (spillovers) related to national fiscal policies. Specifically, it identifies different types of spillover effects, investigates how they work in ...
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J-AGEII, the Coordination Action for implementation and alignment activities of the Joint Programming Initiative (JPI) 'More Years Better Lives – the Challenges and Opportunities of Demographic Change', will support and foster the overall management of the JPI, update the Strategic Research Agenda and support implementation through joint activities between Member States. Furthermore, the work plan ...
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Background The project area includes 32 Natura 2000 network sites (over a total area of 363 000 ha) located in south-western Lapland. The area is extremely valuable and vulnerable due to its unique biodiversity and rare limestone soil. Areas outside the Natura 2000 sites are mostly commercial forests, where mining districts and claims, peat industry and b ...
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"The AGENTA project aims at explaining the past and forecasting the future of taxes and public transfers and services in the light of demographic change in the European Union. Conceptually AGENTA puts a special emphasis on- the links between the public and the non-public sector (particularly households) in providing resources in the dependent periods of the life cycle;- the links between the diff ...
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Social Innovation: Driving Force of Social Change (SI-DRIVE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2014, End date: Dec 31, 2017,

SI-DRIVE extends knowledge about social innovation (SI) in three major directions:- Integrating theories and research methodologies to advance understanding of SI leading to a comprehensive new paradigm of innovation.- Undertaking European and global mapping of SI, thereby addressing different social, economic, cultural, historical and religious contexts in eight major world regions.- Ensuring rel ...
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Strategic Transitions for Youth Labour in Europe (STYLE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

The overriding aim of this project is to conduct a comparative EU wide analysis on youth unemployment that is sensitive to gender, ethnic and class differences and the historical legacies of multi-level institutions shaping relevant policies.This aim will be achieved through 10 objectives organized around 12 research, management, dissemination and scientific coordination work packages.There are th ...
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Enhancing Knowledge for Renewed Policies against Poverty (NOPOOR)

Start date: Apr 1, 2012, End date: Mar 31, 2017,

... c knowledge, NOPOOR will pursue an active policy of dissemination and capacity building, including training of young Southern researchers and the implementation of a permanent network with National Institutes of Statistics (NIS).The project is policy-oriented. NOPOOR will accompany the EU's agenda for its policy against poverty by consultations, guidance notes, and policy briefs on issues relating ...
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MOBILISING THE POTENTIAL OF ACTIVE AGEING IN EUROPE (MOPACT)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Feb 28, 2017,

The starting point for MOPACT is the ambitious goals set by Horizon 2020 and the European Innovation Partnership Pilot Project on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIPAHA). Our response is ambitious too: we aim to provide the research and practical evidence upon which Europe can make longevity an asset for social and economic development. MOPACT will create a high quality, multi-disciplinary critical mas ...
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Inclusive Growth Research Infrastructure Diffusion (INGRID)

Start date: Feb 1, 2013, End date: Jan 31, 2017,

Referring to the increasingly challenging EU2020-ambition of Inclusive Growth, the objectives of the InGRID project are to integrate and to innovate existing, but distributed European social sciences research infrastructures on ‘poverty and living conditions’ and ‘working conditions and vulnerability’ by improving the transnational data access, organising mutual knowledge exchange and improving me ...
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"The on-going negotiations on Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements between the EU, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, the accession of Russia to the World Trade Organisation in 2012 and the establishment of a Customs Union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan in 2011 are expected to boost trade relations between the European Union and its Eastern Neighbours. The aim of AGRICISTRADE i ...
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Smart Public Intangibles (SPINTAN)

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

The SPINTAN project aims at discovering the theoretical and empirical underpins of public intangible policies. It widens previous work carried out by Corrado, Hulten and Sichel (2005, 2009) including the public sector in their analytical framework in different complementary directions that can be summarized in the following three objectives: (1) to build a public intangible database for a wide set ...
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Cooperation for European Research in Economics (COEURE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2013, End date: Oct 31, 2016,

The European Union is the world's largest economic entity, yet its ability to design and implement effective economic policies is not commensurate with its size. While the field of economics has seen an impressive growth, the economic research remains fragmented across the Member States. Developing an efficient research area is essential for growth and to the process of European integration. Howev ...
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Pre-eclampsia, one of the most dangerous cardiometabolic complications of pregnancy, claims the lives of 50,000 mothers and almost one million babies annually. Pre-eclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy remain the second most common cause of maternal death. The incidence of pre-eclampsia in Central Asian countries is over twice as high as in western Europe. Inter-population differ ...
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Introduction of Elements of the Dual VET in the Slovak Republic (INTVET)

Start date: Dec 31, 2013, End date: Sep 29, 2016,

This project serves, on the one hand, to work out proposals for the changes that will be necessary in the Slovak Republic in order to allow a greater dualisation of vocational training. One basis for working out these proposals is a SWOT analysis carried out for the various vocational training systems of the project partners.An analysis of the requirements of companies in the Slovak Republic is in ...
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"In order to gauge its significance, conceptual change in the study of borders must be seen in relation to fundamental social, economic and geopolitical transformations that have taken place in the past decades. In addition, major paradigmatic shifts in scientific debate, and in the social sciences in particular, must also be considered. Recognising the close interrelationships between social chan ...
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To reduce the environmantal impact of chemical dumps and wastewater discharges in the Lower Danube region as well as enhance environmental monitoring of soil and water pollution and make the information publicly available. Expected Results: ...
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Project in brief Arts, Crafts and Design (ACDs) are traditionally rooted in trading and harbour cities of the Mediterranean area. Historically in these cities the production and sale of such goods were particularly vibrant and, besides inhabitants, concerned visitors came to shop for what they could not find in their place of residence. This commercial network kept alive and dynamic the crafts in ...
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-Fairs and Trade Networking (e-F+TN)

Start date: May 1, 2013, End date: Jul 31, 2015,

The projects aim is to achive stronger regional partnerships and cooperation e-F+TN addresses the global objective of the Black Sea Programme in 3 ways. 1. By establishing a network, across the Black Sea basin, of stakeholders involved in business promotion in order to facilitate the establishment of trade links and commercial exchanges among Black Sea enterprises.2. By strengthening and expandin ...
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The project AlpBC will define and implement strategies and measures to preserve and advance Alpine Building Culture in the broader context of territorial development and ecologic sustainability. It aims at enabling local actors to capitalize on this outstanding cultural asset as a source of regional identity and economic development. Central elements of AlpBC are a) the implementation of inter-mun ...
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The aim of the project is the building of local LRED main players entrepreneurial and administrative capacities to enhance social, information, trade and other links to local level, as well as between partner countries hence encouraging national governments to scale-up cooperation opportunities and synergize efforts towards better life in the Black Sea Basin. ...
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This project will be carried out within the FP7 Work Programme 2011 COOPERATION of the European Commission addressing the objective GC-ICT-2011.6.8 ICT for fully electric vehicles. In particular, the project aims at fulfilling the specific targeted outcome f): Integration of the FEV in the cooperative transport infrastructure. It proposes will develop an integrated IT platform that enables the con ...
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Territorial Scenarios and Visions for Europe (ET2050)

Start date: May 31, 2011, End date: Feb 28, 2015,

Policymakers in the field of territorial development and cohesion are in need of a future oriented and integrated vision on the development of the European territory. Therefore the ESPON Programme started a territorial vision-building process following a participatory process and involving relevant stakeholders at European, national and regional level. This vision has a strategic character that al ...
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Arctic Climate Change, Economy and Society (ACCESS)

Start date: Mar 1, 2011, End date: Feb 28, 2015,

The Arctic is engaged in a deep climatic evolution. This evolution is quite predictable at short (year) and longer scales (several decades), but it is the decadal intermediate scale that is the most difficult to predict. This is because the natural variability of the system is large and dominant at this scale, and the system is highly non linear due to positive and negative feedback between sea ic ...
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we.learn.it will launch the European Living Learning Network by schools and for schools.we.learn.it is a facilitated grassroots initiative initially formed from school networks in 6 European countries and partnerships abroad including schools in developing countries. Linked to a facilitators network of higher education institutions, thematic organizations, experts, learning content and technology ...
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The objective of NEUJOBS is to imagine future, or rather various possible futures, under the conditions of the socioecological transition (and incorporating other key influences), map the implications for employment overall, but also in key sectors and relevant groups and integrate all of this together under a single intellectual framework. It will do so by combining EU-wide studies based on exist ...
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Assessment tools for detecting the effects of harmful substances, water regulation and climate change will be developed in the Finnish, Norwegian and Russian border region within the project. The aim of the project is to develop tools used by environmental authorities and researchers when assessing the impacts of airborne emissions, regulation of waterways and climate change on the environment. Th ...
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Clusters for European Innovation Cross-Linking (CLUSTERIX)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

All 9 partners from 8 countries represent regions/countries, where clusters are already in place as an important instrument for regional economic development, supporting innovative collaboration within industries. Now experience shows, that new technological fields emerge in the interface between existing industries. As such the regional authorities who initially set up and developed clusters in c ...
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Dangerous goods are nowadays primarily transported by trucks – despite higher safety risks and higher environmental costs compared to other transport modes like rail. Intermodal transport offers an alternative but developing efficient interfaces between different transport modes is a challenge to be solved. Regions in central Europe are further disadvantaged due to missing connections across the ...
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WHY ARE SEE CITIES SO FAR FROM SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT DESPITE EU INDICATIONS ? WHY DO URBAN PLANNING AND RESIDENTIAL AREAS LACK A TRUE GREEN APPROACH? "BUILD SEE" answers these questions. It supplies public administrations, enterprises and citizens with practical tools, recommendations and action plans (from SEE local country case-studies) to bridge the gap to achieve low environmental impact and ...
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The OrientGate project will foster concerted and coordinated climate adaptation actions across the SEE region. The project will explore climate risks faced by coastal, rural and urban communities; contribute to a better understanding of the impact of climate variability and change on water regimes, forests and agro-ecosystems; and analyse specific adaptation needs in the hydroelectricity, agro-ali ...
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MULTIple Eco-Friendly FORest use: Restoring Traditions (MULTI EFFORT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

Objective of the projectThe objective of the project was to to improve quality of life of the target groups and final beneficiaries through improved forest ecosystem services and more sustainable multiple use of forests in the region.Main activities• Landscape ecological planning and its implementation in practice. • Improving provisional and cultural forest ecosystem services.• Improving regulati ...
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... tices will potentially offer "total financial sustainability solutions". The consortium has 15 partners: 7 regional/local authorities, 3 universities and research institutes, 2 business parks with incubator units, 3 economic and regional growth agencies. All are directly involved in policy development. 9 member states are involved across 4 geographic areas.All ...
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Territorial Indicators of Poverty and Social Exclusion in Europe (TIPSE)

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

Combating poverty and social exclusion rank among the main objectives of the Europe 2020 Strategy. The recent economic crisis has had a huge effect on millions of European citizens with many people losing their jobs, household incomes decreasing and consequently the risk of being affected by poverty increasing. For social exclusion, not only a clear definition seems to be lacking, but also there d ...
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Bringing closer ESPON evidence for decision making (ESPON on the Road)

Start date: Dec 23, 2013, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

AimThe ESPON 2013 Programme has produced a lot of results and the applied research, targeted analyses, scientific tools and publications provide a huge pool of knowledge that can be actively used in decision making. The project aims at strengthening the bridge between ESPON knowledge and local reality by bringing ESPON results closer to potential users. The project shall provide a platform for dis ...
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Restoration of transborder salmonid rivers

Start date: Apr 9, 2013, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

The idea of the project is to create conditions for restoration of the salmonid stocks in the Lieksa, Tohmajoki, Hiitola and Lososinka rivers by means of research, planning and education.A new business model will provide a platform for commercial synergy of the companies operating in the timber, bio energy and construction industries in the programme region.The activities include developing a prod ...
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... ncies from 20 European regions cooperating in policy development and implementation and operation of revolving financial support instruments and related services. They will be supported by scientific institutes carrying out analysis on background mechanisms of good practice examples and framework conditions for successful transfer into other regions.All participating regions will develop a Policy ...
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Arctic Biological, Cultural and Geological heritage (ABCGheritage)

Start date: Mar 22, 2012, End date: Dec 21, 2014,

The objective of the project is to raise awareness of the protected areas and recreational areas on the region known as the Green Balt of Fennoscandia. The areas offer potential in many ways. There is, e.g. a growing interest on geology, growing interest on and knowledge of sustainable utilization of natural resources in tourism, and these possibilities have not yet been utilized. Especially they ...
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The South Est Europe (SEE) economic area is a SME-based economy in which the sectors of horticulture and animal breeding play a vital role regarding economic growth and employment opportunities. However, SMEs face severe common problems in sustainably keeping up their competitiveness in their national and on the European market. Project partners have decided to tackle the urgent need to improve bu ...
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