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The GeoERA proposal is put forward by the national and regional Geological Survey Organisations (GSO) of Europe. Its overall goal is to integrate the GSO’s information and knowledge on subsurface energy, water and raw material resources, to support sustainable use of the subsurface in addressing Europe’s grand challenges. The GeoERA consortium will organise and co-fund together with the EC a joint ...
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Background The current system of breeding, testing and selecting wheat varieties is carried out in controlled environments that consume large amounts of energy. A new and evolutionary participatory breeding method offers opportunities to reduce the carbon footprint of wheat breeding, testing and selecting processes. This innovative approach emphasises the ...
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CROWD sensing and ride sharing FOR ROAD Sustainability (CROWD4ROADS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Road networks are the largest publicly owned assets and they play a fundamental role in socio-economic development and competitiveness. At the same time, roads have huge environmental impacts and maintenance costs. Passenger cars account for 73.7% of total intra-EU passenger transport, with an average car occupancy rate well below 2 passengers per car. The resulting traffic accounts for about 12% ...
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Background The Umbria region is located in the heart of the Italian peninsula. It is threatened by the presence of the non-native Eastern grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) that has spread since it was accidentally released in the city of Perugia in the early 2000s. The introduction of the grey squirrel in Europe is one of the most well-known and studie ...
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MyFuture - Improving digital skills for career guidance at school

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

Increasing attainment levels and reduction of early school leaving rates are key issues for Member States and for each school in all Europe.Career guidance shall play a strategic role in supporting students' choices and their professional plans. In many countries, career guidance at school is becoming crucial for preparing students to initiatives of work-based learning and for fostering students' ...
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The project WELLNESS#KEPASS, is in continuity with the project IPA Adriatic "KEPASS", promoted by Marche Region in 2013 and recently concluded. KEPASS had as an objective the integration of the Adriatic school systems in order to make the secondary education more competitive and create opportunities for student in terms of mobility and the mutual recognition of programs of secondary school, qualif ...
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EUROPETOUR project aims at improving the professional qualification of actors in the cultural tourism market of rural areas in 8 European countries by qualifying staff and local stakeholders in creating attractive offers and in using social media marketing. It equally targets actors from tourism as well as culture and strives in a holistic and integrative approach to include all relevant actors an ...
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Preventing flooding RIsks by Making resilient communitiES (LIFE PRIMES)

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Jul 31, 2018,

Background In the last decades, flooding events linked to climate change have been increasing, raising the costs borne by communities, in terms of human life and damage to environmental, social-cultural and economic assets. Local communities are now being called upon to be more active in building adaptation strategies and implementing effective early warn ...
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This project aims in the context of a strategic partnership to develop an innovative approach from the existing educational concepts Development Education and Awareness Raising/Global Learning (DEAR/GL), and social work. This approach is supposed to facilitate youngsters, particularly those with less (educational) opportunities, to regard themselves as active members of their society and to orient ...
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Model-Based Social Learning for Public Administrations (Learn PAd)

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

In modern society public administrations (PAs) are undergoing a transformation of their perceived role from controllers to proactive service providers, and are under pressure to constantly improve their service quality while coping with quickly changing context (changes in law and regulations, societal globalization, fast technology evolution) and decreasing budgets. Civil servants are challenged ...
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The IROHLA project aims at innovating the conceptual understanding of health literacy interventions in Europe. Health literacy is one of the social determinants of health and reflects how well persons can understand, digest and critically reflect on information with regard to health and illness. People with sufficient health literacy skills are able to act proactively on health issues, take their ...
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Background In the Italian Apennines (Mediterranean area), climate change is causing particularly extreme, sudden and intense phenomena, suggesting a likely alteration in precipitation rates in the future, with atmospheric humidity reductions and a decrease in annual and summer rainfall. This could cause selective pressure – leading to genetic erosion in ...
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Tourism Accessibility in Small Attractive Cities (T.A.SM.A.C.)

Start date: Nov 1, 2010, End date: Mar 31, 2014,

Background Air and noise pollution are two of the main issues to be tackled in seasonal tourist resorts. This represents a problem in small/medium size resorts, where the environmental impact tends to be high. Consequently, implementing an integrated model for improving urban mobility, based on reducing the average distance travelled to find a parking spa ...
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"Citizens are getting older and are increasingly living with chronic diseases, because although their health condition is better than that of earlier generations, they live longer helped by advanced medical care ending up to chronic conditions and minor disabilities well manageable by home care. This has highlighted shared concerns by regional Governments about implications for future provision of ...
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Background The Esino river catchment is located in the central area of the Italian Marche Region. Its environmental condition is poor as a result of intensive agricultural and industrial activities, and uncontrolled pollution loads from untreated discharge and combined sewer overflows. It is also located in a region that has been declared a nationally-rel ...
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DEVELOP-MED

Start date: May 31, 2009, End date: Sep 29, 2011,

The aim of the project is to evaluate, define and agree upon a common development strategy for improving competitiveness of the MED maritime system, developing the connections between the main regional ports and the Trans-European Network of Transport (TEN-T); The direct target groups include ministries, regional administrations, municipal institutions, port authorities, which will cooperate in th ...
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The main objective is promotion of structural change and restrugturing employment through the diversification of rural economy based on the setting up of local and transnational Multifunctional Economic Networks. "MEN" stands for integration between rural enterprises and villages belonging to different economic sectors of a homogeneous rural area set up to overcome the structural difficulties (siz ...
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The need for socio-economic inclusion of immigrants and minorities and the reduction of migration waves are challenges widely recognised throughout the EU. In the IMMENSITY project host countries and the immigrants' countries of origin are involved, because both have to face the consequences connected with immigration. One problem is that, compared to the rest of the population, the share of self- ...
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Dissemination of IPP tools in the furniture industry (LAIPP)

Start date: Oct 1, 2004, End date: Mar 31, 2007,

Background The challenge of globalization requires a greater effort from companies to increase the quality of their products. Recently, European governments have started a process of developing markets which is based on the Integrated Product Policy - (IPP). The main goal of IPP is to develop technical guidelines, tools and services for the enterprises of ...
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LAnners NETwork for CENtral and South East Europe (PLANET CENSE)

Start date: Oct 31, 2003, End date: Feb 17, 2007,

PLANET CENSE is a network of national spatial planning institutions and experts established as a consequence of the VISION PLANET project. It aims at pursuing and developing further the policy options laid down in the VISION PLANET project documents. The network will foster spatial integration and a cross-sector dialogue with: - The European Spatial Planning Gateway (ESP GATEWAY): an expert dialog ...
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TRANSPORT WITH A SOCIAL TARGET (TWIST)

Start date: Dec 31, 2003, End date: Dec 30, 2006,

The regions participating in the TWIST project are characterised by a lack of service and infrastructural balance in rural and mountain areas. The growing isolation of these populations, mostly older people, is the cause and the effect of the progressive abandonment of these territories. As a consequence, the resources assigned to the local transport services have been reduced, forcing the local p ...
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Historic trade routes are important and visible artefacts signifying the connection of different countries and civilisations. The routes can also act as a gateway to understand the common European history. The ROME project aims at linking important historical, cultural and trade routes of the Romans along the ancient roads with todays life by promoting tourism and a sustainable cultural developmen ...
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Background The EU has a long and complex coastline where natural hazards, including instability, erosion, coastal flooding, landslides and hydrogeological elements present significant risks to land use and development. Intensive coastal development and continuing development pressures are exacerbating challenges posed to coastal communities by the impact ...
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Consumers are increasingly demanding organic agricultural products. This creates a new market for agricultural products which are produced in an environmentally-friendly way. Also the Community policy (EC Reg. 1257/97) promotes production methods compatible with the increasing needs of protection and improvement of the environment, natural resources, the soil and genetic diversity, as well as with ...
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Landscape opportunities for territorial organization (LOTO)

Start date: Apr 30, 2002, End date: Dec 30, 2005,

As emphasised by the ESDP and the European Landscape Convention, the different landscape characterization of the territories is a resource to safeguard. Given that the territory is constantly developing, transformations of the landscape cannot be avoided, but it is important for them to be guided with awareness. On the other hand, whoever designs or plans the territory does not easily have access ...
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Women East Smuggling Trafficking (WEST)

Start date: Dec 31, 2002, End date: Jul 30, 2005,

The WEST project (an acronym for Women East Smuggling Trafficking) dealt with the problem of trafficking and smuggling for the sexual exploitation of women and children coming from Eastern Europe. Trafficking, nowadays the largest part of the clandestine immigration flow from the Balkans towards the EU, is characterised by an ever increasing presence of criminal organisations profiting on the expl ...
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Industrial Cluster Development (INCLUD)

Start date: Nov 30, 2002, End date: Dec 30, 2004,

According to EU countries experience, the clustering model of production organization is a strong impulse to stimulate innovation as well as SMEs enhancement, seen as a way to overcome in a limited time problems arising from the necessity of the non EU countries in the present transition period to deal with the challenge of international competition and globalisation. A second point, not less impo ...
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This project has the intention to promote the establishment of a permanent network (the Musa NetWork) of cultural operators coming from various Institutions having competencies in the field of cultural heritage (museums, cultural heritage). This network, consisting of actors from the Marches Region and the East Adriatic countries, has the objective to launch exchanges of good practices and pilot a ...
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The project Adriatic Re Port proposes the creation of an integrated network of ports in adriatic area,on base of the idea that the promotion and development of tourism in area constitute the engine for enhancement of sea as element of union and continuity, and not as barrier or obstacle for integration between cultures and systems.
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The projects strategic aim is to reduce environmental risks and the damage due to future potential disasters in the Adriatic Sea. The activities to be carried out provide the establishment of a permanent interdisciplinary committee for the technical and administrative coordination The project also connects with the project related to the transfer of training technologies (Task Force), for the trai ...
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As technological innovation and globalization modified the economic and productive systems of European countries in the last years, a closer collaboration is nowadays needed between the school/vet systems and the labour market.This collaboration can be fostered through:- integration of formal and non formal learning to induce a reciprocal contamination and valorization of the training capacities ...
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The project’s global aim is to pursue a greater sustainability in the tourism sector, through the implementation of political and programmaticinstruments, and their practical experimentation on the territory of one of the Italian Partners. The Marche Region and the Region of Vlora will select areas which show relevant critical issues on how the touristic flows affect the environment. In these area ...
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The NURSERY program is aimed at constituting and carrying out, on a scientific basis, a multidisciplinary integrated strategy for themonitoring of the environment as well as of the fisheries resources. Thus, all variables contributing to the ecosystem equation will be taken into consideration: from fishing parameters (catches and landings by species, fishing fleets, fishing effort including histor ...
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The project aims to recognise and analyse the main processes that have concerned the coastal area, with the awareness that environmental quality results from several inter-sectoral actions, ranging from the development of economic and infrastructural activities to activities related to the preservation and protection of natural, environmental and landscape characteristics.
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The transnational mobility is considered a central issue in the process of making Europe a society and economy based on knowledge that is a reference for the other areas of the world. According to the EU Commission, mobility should be a reality available for all European citizens: in fact, mobility should support people’s employability, should improve skills for life and work, should favor the int ...
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The project SECRETARIAT FOR ADRIATIC: TOWARDS an ADRIATIC NEIGHBOURHOOD intends, consequently, to create assumptions for starting up a body which could coordinate Adriatics national and regional institutions and towns towards the definition and implementation process of the Adriatic Neighbourhood. The project has to be considered as a pilot experience, and its results will be used during the defin ...
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DearsNet is a transnational network which will primarily seek to enhance the skills and competences of teachers and trainers in the sectors of agriculture and rural development within the context of lifelong learning. Through already existing networks and in this new extended partnership, the project will promote new and more innovative approaches and best practice in these sectors. Best practice ...
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The project aims to provide the possibility of broadband data transportation between the two shores of the Adriatic Sea, in order to foster the communication in the area. This infrastructure is one of the founding elements of the development of cross-border communications networks, and enables to increase the connection factors of the area concerned by allowing cross-border cooperation and the ens ...
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The technolgical tool that this project aims to adapt and transfer is based on specific criteria to define careers that allows people to create a "matching" between the characteristics of different jobs and the preferences expressed by the users. This model, currently used in the many countries, provides a database of profiles, all built according to the same system and linked to several possible ...
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The project provides for the carrying out of scientific and infrastructural interventions to adapt ancient performance buildings to the necessities imposed by the carrying out of cultural activities, defining and promoting with the partners of the Croatian and Albanian institutions the best condition to carry out specific theatrical activities.
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