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Background Freshwater habitats are among the most threatened habitat types globally. In the 2007-2012 conservation status assessment of the EU Habitats Directive (Article 17), none of the freshwater, coastal, and groundwater dependent wetland habitats in Europe fully met favourable conservation status, and most are in unfavourable conservation status. Alm ...
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Generating Renewable Energy Business Enterprise (GREBE)

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

Description (EN): GREBE will focus on the challenges of peripheral and arctic regions as places for doing business and help develop renewable energy (RE) business opportunities provided by extreme conditions. It will support successful development of SMEs and start-ups in this sector through analysis of advanced RE options, expert business mentoring, transnational models of successf ...
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Involving the coMmunity to co-PROduce public serVicEs (IMPROVE)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

Description (EN): IMPROVE aims to increase the level of innovation in six NPA peripheral regions in the field of technology-driven public service solutions. It adapts a novel living labs-driven approach to maximise knowledge transfers between regions and stakeholders. Real communities will  demonstrate the approach by using it to co-produce six services, and develop tools and method ...
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Social services on both sides of the border

Start date: Apr 4, 2013, End date: Jan 4, 2015,

Objective of the project The objective of the project was to improve the quality of life of people from disadvantaged groups in districts with sparse population in the Republic of Karelia and North Karelia. Main activities• Sociological base-line survey of efficient operating models in low threshold approach services and on needs of beneficiaries, comparing results of the situation in the Republic ...
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... Achievements: The project strengthened the mutual cooperation between North Karelia and Russian Karelia institutions in the forest sector both internally and externally. Russian experts found good contacts during their training events in Finland also with the other Russian expert ...
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Objective of the projectThe aim of the RUNAT project was to develop and strengthen the expertise and know-how of rural and nature tourist companies in the Republic of Karelia and Eastern Finland. Main activities• The investigation of tourists needs and expectations in the potential markets for rural and nature tourism and of a training and development program for tourism entrepreneurs in the regio ...
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Social Enterprises in Community Renewable Energy (SECRE)

Start date: Aug 31, 2011, End date: Feb 27, 2014,

SECRE is a transnational network of renewable energy and social business expertise in Northern Periphery. SECRE works for social enterprises. Social enterprises provide significant amount of net profit to fulfill social goals or invest to own business to enhance social impact.SECRE challenges renewable energy businesses and communities to find and define social goals in the field of renewable ener ...
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Tourist Guide for Northern Periphery (TG4NP)

Start date: Jun 14, 2010, End date: Sep 29, 2013,

... nts), as well as new kinds of service concepts, intelligent routing and interaction between enterprises and customers. The created services will add value to the sustainable tourism industry in the Northern Periphery by offering new kinds of experiences and service solutions for visitors. It will also create a sustainable way to utilise the rich cultural and natural heritage in the participating r ...
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Craft & Design Business Incubator

Start date: Apr 2, 2011, End date: Apr 1, 2013,

Objective of the projectThe ogjective of the project was to establish an innovative creative sector of economy in the Republic of Karelia. Main activities• Study of the European experience in the field of state support to the representatives of the creative sector of economy.• Study of the local situation in Karelia). • A series of expert seminars in the framework of the Study. • Designing the cr ...
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... on. The BALTIC BIRD (BB) partnership will also analyse how to reduce extensive detours flights via Oslo and Stockholm to the benefit of less fuel consuming direct flights, connecting locations in the northern part of Norway, Sweden and Finland while reducing CO2 footprint.BB partnership will also work on better interconnectivity which will combine airside transportation with sustainable innovative ...
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MicrE will provide a service to develop and promote innovative small scale renewable energy solutions for rural SMEs and local organisations in the Northern Periphery. These solutions will use new and existing technologies which have not been tried in a rural environment before, especially those which generate energy from by-products and waste, and adapt them to suit NPP rural regions. ...
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... rs. The specific objective of identifying good practices was also fulfilled, by collecting 30 good practices at project level. The experience exchange started through the study visits at Lapland, North-Karelia, Vidzeme, Presov and Észak-Alföld. All important actions needed for project implementation were done duly on time. Partners managed to establish channels of good cooperation which is base of ...
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... kage of tools to design sustainable pellet supply chains, thereby promoting the role of local entrepreneurs in utilising local renewable energy resources and supporting the energy self-sufficiency of northern peripheral regions. The small scale production of pellets currently faces both technological limitations, as well as lack of knowledge. The project addresses those challenges by offering a ho ...
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The objective of the Researchers’ Night 2008 event in Eastern Finland on 26th of September is to bridge the gap between city and science, to allow casual face-to-face meetings between citizens and researchers in a relaxed atmosphere as a joint undertaking of two regions, five research and development organisations and several associated organisations. The activities of the Researchers’ Night 2008 ...
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SME Russia Expertise Development Programme

Start date: Oct 31, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

The main goal of the project was to develop North Karelian SME trade and cooperation with Russia and to improve the conditions for profi table trade across the Eastern border by harnessing business expert and top-level knowledge for expanding export operations and business cooperation. The goal was to achieve industry-specific development activities in SMEs that would result in the standardisation ...
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The project was directed to the actors in the audiovisual and fi lm industry, and its intention was trough training and networking to establish training cooperation and create a production network with Russian professionals in the industry. Th e goal was to create a network of the regional activities in the industry in order to create extensive production cooperation and distribute local productio ...
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The overall objective of DEBATE is to build a support structure for European business advisors, in order to provide them with resources and qualifications to support their clients in the modern economy and society.Further objectives are to establish a professional profile for a European Business Advisor, to create a more positive image of this profession and to develop an educational structure and ...
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llet Karelia (Pellet Karelia)

Start date: Oct 31, 2005, End date: Oct 31, 2007,

The goal of the project was to increase the small-scale use of wood pellets in heating households, significantly reducing the use of heating oil thereby. Another objective was to initiate pellet heating and production in the Republic of Karelia. The intent of these actions was to exert a desirable multiplier effect on business activity in the pellet industry of East Finland. The project was to imp ...
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The Eastern Network of Knowledge and Learning

Start date: Feb 29, 2004, End date: Aug 30, 2005,

... ct. The study course designed in restoration construction, the Special Features of the Russian Building Stock, is still being implemented jointly by the Kajaani University of Applied Sciences and the North Karelia University of Applied Sciences. Two pilot courses were conducted in the field of Hospitality Management during the project, which are now the bases of the present compulsory Russian Busi ...
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The general goal of the project was to promote the operational preconditions of the forest and wood industry in Finland and Northwest Russia. Th e project was to produce information about Russian forestry in a practical form for forestry sector enterprises and authorities and to establish information service points in Kajaani and Joensuu to serve North Finland and eastern South Finland. In additio ...
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Baltic Biomass Network (BBN)

Start date: Dec 31, 2004, End date: Dec 31, 2004,

The Baltic Sea Region, with its agricultural and forest resources, has great potential to fulfil EU objectives for biomass heat, power and fuel production. However, sustainable bioenergy development will depend on overcoming current obstacles throughout the region, including poorly developed logistics and biomass production infrastructures, competition between market players for limited local reso ...
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... Achievements: The project produced three e-learning courses. The Introduction to the Economic Geography of North-West Russian and The Many Faces of Karelia were produced in broad cooperation between the Finnish and Russian researchers. New series of lectures were ordered from researchers in Russia and pa ...
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Europe is getting older. In 2007, 35.2% of the EU's 495 million people were over the age of fifty . The old age dependency ratio in Europe is expected to approximately double from an initial 25% in 2004 meaning that by 2050 there would be about one inactive person for every two of working age. The size of the aged population is expected to grow not only in relative but also in absolute terms with ...
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