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BACKGROUND: Ageing poses a serious challenge to metropolitan areas of SEE: Increasing number of seniors coupled with low employment rate increases costs for the society (pensions, social services & health care) whichis especially problematic in light of constrained public budgets and economic downturn. Growing sustainable communities addressing the needs of seniors require good governance and lead ...
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... g systems in Poland. In Germany, energy self-sufficient village of Feldheim was introduced, while in Italy the partners could examine the RES based energy supply and building automation system of the Province. In Slovenia the nuclear plant and renewable energy centre of Krsko was visited. To ensure the organizational background of energy management, we analyzed therequirements of setting up energ ...
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Management of Cultural Heritage in the Central Europe Area (HERMAN)

Start date: Jun 30, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2012,

The area of central Europe, due to its history and the mix of different cultures and nations, is characterised by rich and diverse cultural heritage. Unfortunately, this valuable asset is underestimated as a key driver of the development for regional/local economies. A sophisticated and sustainable use of cultural heritage can be indeed especially vital for boosting the development of small- and m ...
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Declining birth rates and progressive ageing of the population can be observed in all advanced European countries and forecasts predict the continuation of this trend. Ageing is therefore becoming an increasingly important challenge to the competitiveness of the European economy. An interlinked challenge faced by central European cities and regions is the increasing financial burden caused by agei ...
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Throughout the EU, increased reliance on the car has resulted in high levels of congestion and more pollution, leading to economic, environmental and health problems for our regions and cities. ERDF investment in infrastructure could accelerate this trend if parallel alternative measures are not introduced at the same time. Mobility Management aims to reduce reliance on the car by encouraging tra ...
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Quality Ageing in an Urban Environment (Q-AGEING)

Start date: Nov 30, 2008, End date: Jan 30, 2012,

Almost all cities and regions in Europe face radical changes in the structure of society at the moment. Due to demographic change the number of older workers (55-64), elderly people (65-79), and very elderly people (80+) increases while the number of people in working age decreases. Accelerated demographic ageing can seriously threaten the achievement of the Lisbon agendas main objective to increa ...
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Focus on Key Sources of Environmental Risks (FOKS)

Start date: Oct 31, 2008, End date: Oct 30, 2011,

Protecting the environment now and for future generations is one of the pre-conditions for sustainable growth. This is especially relevant for groundwater resources, which are treated by most of EU countries as a strategic source of drinking water for future generations. One has to bear in mind that groundwater is a specific environmental medium. Its degradation sometimes occurs many years after t ...
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BACKGROUND Mobility Management uses soft measures (e.g. information or coordination of existing user services), which enhance the effectiveness of hard measures of traffic planning to improve sustainable mobility. It faces resistance from key decision makers and remains a minority policy field that is established in very few European regions. PIMMS (INTERREG IIIC) developed a transfer methodolog ...
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Complex Urban Investment Tools (CoUrbIT)

Start date: May 31, 2005, End date: Jun 29, 2008,

The focus of the project is centred on complex urban projects to be developed in order to reuse areas in which economic and productive functions have become obsolete. The aim is to develop new urban regeneration managment (hereafter URM) methods and tools to revitalise these areas. CoUrbIT, after having designed the most appropriate managerial model, will test it by applying it to pilot areas sele ...
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The wine production sector in Europe currently faces strong competition with wine producing areas all over the world. Rural areas with fragmented vineyards and obsolete marketing techniques are especially challenged by the new trends of the wine market. However, unlike the situation in many of the new wine producing areas overseas, rural areas in Europe are based on a long cultural tradition and p ...
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PIMMS aims to create more effective mobility management policies which can be absorbed into regional transport and sustainability policies. The project aims to create stronger regional transportation strategies that take into account environmental and social concerns. Experience from successful initiatives will be transferred to other regions. ...
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Boosting Regional Information Society Expertise (BRISE)

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

BRISE is designed to close this gap by boosting expertise in information and communication technology (ICT) in several peripheral European regions. It aims to enhance and enlarge ERNACT – a pan-EU network founded in 1990 to develop and implement ICT-based models of regional development – by accessing the experience of other peripheral European regions and is promoting ICT clusters within the parti ...
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INformation DEvelopment (INDE)

Start date: Aug 31, 2003, End date: Jun 29, 2006,

The aim of the Information Development project (INDE) was to assist the candidate countries belonging to the CADSES area in developing instruments for transnational co-operation and in finding out solutions for the problems related to the enlargement process. Co-operation is the key factor for the development of the CADSES area and helps to balance economic and social disadvantages related to the ...
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