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PLAtform for Climate Adaptation and Risk reDuction (PLACARD)

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2020,

Significant challenges exist towards strengthening the Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) communities for coherent, mutually reinforcing and pragmatic planning and action. PLACARD seeks to support the coordination of these two communities. PLACARD will tackle current challenges by 1) providing a common ‘space’ where CCA and DRR communities can come together, share ex ...
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Achieving a sustainable development trajectory in Amazonia is one of the key challenges facing Brazil, and is also an important international concern. ODYSSEA assembles an internationally renowned European and Brazilian multidisciplinary and intersectoral team. We aim to produce fundamental science and tools in order to build an innovative multi-and interdisciplinary observatory to monitor and ass ...
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IMPRESSIONS will provide empirically-grounded, transformative science that quantifies and explains the consequences of high-end climate scenarios for both decision-makers and society. IMPRESSIONS will develop and apply a novel participatory methodology that explicitly deals with uncertainties and strong non-linear changes focussing on high-end climate change, but also including intermediate warmin ...
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Both the models concerning the future climate evolution and its impacts, as well as the models assessing the costs and benefits associated with different mitigation pathways face a high degree of uncertainty. There is an urgent need to not only understand the costs and risks associated with climate change but also the risks, uncertainties and co-effects related to different mitigation pathways as ...
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The CARISMA project has two overall objectives. First, through effective stakeholder consultation and communication leading to improved coordination and assessment of climate change mitigation options, it aims to benefit research and innovation efficiency as well as international cooperation on research and innovation and technology transfer. Second, it seeks to assess policy and governance questi ...
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Embedded systems are the key innovation driver to improve almost all mechatronic products with cheaper and even new functionalities. Furthermore, they strongly support today's information society as inter-system communication enabler.Consequently boundaries of application domains are alleviated and ad-hoc connections and interoperability play an increasing role. At the same time, multi-core and ma ...
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EDUCEN is a coordination and support action that will work on the complex interplay between culture(s) and disaster risk reduction, above all in the context of cities, to allow in particular formal and informal emergency responders, risk managers, the military, urban planners and planners at regional and national level to be better equipped to deal with elements of culture, and as a result to ensu ...
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Resilience-Increasing Strategies for Coasts - toolKIT (RISC-KIT)

Start date: Nov 1, 2013, End date: Apr 30, 2017,

"Resilience-Increasing Strategies for Coasts – toolKIT (RISC-KIT) will deliver ready-to-use methods, tools and management approaches to reduce risk and increase resilience to low-frequency, high-impact hydro-meteorological events. The open-source and free-ware RISC-KIT tool kit will consist of ● a Coastal Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) which - at the regional scale (100’s km) - can quickly asses ...
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"The ambitious EU policy goals to move to sustainable, resource efficient, low-carbon and climate-resilient and biodiversity rich societies requires substantial transitions in the energy system and land-use and food systems. Different scientific approaches offer different perspectives on transitions, each with strengths and weaknesses. The PATHWAYS project takes a step in coupling three scientific ...
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Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a neurodegenerative disease of the retina, is a major cause of blindness in elderly people. Due to the aging population, AMD has been referred to as a “time bomb” in society. In the exudative form of AMD, high levels of vascular endothelial cell growth factor (VEGF) and low levels of pigment-epithelial derived factor (PEDF), an inhibitor of vascularization a ...
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This coordinating action will focus on climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials issues and will aim to enhance collaboration between researchers in the EU and the ASEAN region . Addressing these issues in a coherent way is vital for sustainable development that leads to economic prosperity, social cohesion and environmental integrity. Both regions have developed innovative ideas to re ...
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NAIP: Innovation in European Higher Music Education

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

This strategic partnership is based on years of collaboration of several European conservatoires where the music masters programme for New Audiences and Innovative Practice, NAIP, was developed and implemented. The partnership does also include new partners, which have in the recent years witnessed the progress of the NAIP programme and thus gained interest in its methodologies and ideology. This ...
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Modern advanced products of today use embedded computing systems with exacting requirements on execution speed, timeliness, and power consumption. It is a grand challenge to guarantee these requirements across product families and in the face of rapid technological evolution, as current development practices cannot manage performance requirements the same way they manage functional requirements.Ev ...
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"ICT-based service and product innovation is curtailed by the growing vertical chain of dependence on poorly interoperable proprietary technologies in Europe. This issue was identified to have high impact on European innovation productivity by the Report of the Independent Expert Group on R&D and Innovation, commonly known as the Aho-report. The report demanded incentives for the convergence of sh ...
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INERTIA will introduce the Internet of Things/Services principles to the Distribution Grid Control and DSM Operations. It will provide an overlay network for coordination and active grid control, running on top of the existing grid and consisting of distributed and autonomous intelligent Commercial Prosumer Hubs. This way, it will address the present "structural inertia" of DG by introducing more ...
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Climate Neutral Urban Districts in Europe (CLUE)

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

The project idea Climate Neutral Urban Districts in Europe (CLUE) was formulated by a team of experts at the City of Stockholm and KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. The project idea was first presented during the EU Interregional Cooperation Forum, 20/21 September 2007, Lisbon. The objective of the CLUE regional development project is increased regional capacity in policy development ...
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moting Cross-Innovation in European Cities and Regions (Cross-Innovation)

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

... 11 metropolitan hotspots that have the potential to put cross-innovation on the top of local and regional policy agendas across Europe: Birmingham, Amsterdam, Rome, Berlin, Tallinn, Warsaw, Vilnius, Stockholm, Linz, Lisbon, Plzen.Cross-Innovation is a key policy priority of EU 2020 and its flagship initiative Innovation Union. Improving metropolitan cities' expertise in this field will help meet ...
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The extension stage project “Best Agers Lighthouses” focuses on implementation of age management interventions in selected small and medium-sized enterprises and public organisations in different Baltic Sea Region countries. The interventions will follow a jointly developed methodology which is based on the results of the “Best Agers” project, and they will be monitored and evaluated scientificall ...
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The main aim of the ONE BSR Project is to increase the competitiveness of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) by marketing it as one unity. ONE BSR functions as an umbrella project and calls together actors, who market themselves as part of the Baltic Sea Region. In the absence of a strong common brand, the project aims to search for common commercial and cultural characteristics with a concrete hands-on ...
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European Clearing House for Open Robotics Development (ECHORD)

Start date: Jan 1, 2009, End date: Dec 31, 2013,

Description Strengthening the knowledge transfer between scientific research and industry in robotics and stimulating their cooperation In Europe the robotics industry is strong, but still fragmented and dispersed. The objective of ECHORD is to provide new opportunities for coordinated and target- ...
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The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and its Action Plan requires cooperative actions on the transposition of EU Directives and defines the MSFD as the strategic, horizontal action. Implementation of MSFD in Member States is in the phase of drafting initial assessments, determination of good environmental status (GES), establishment of targets and indicators, and establishment and implementat ...
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Access (EMTACCESS)

Start date: May 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

The project idea came from the observations of the project partners and LP that showed similar tendencies in the Baltic sea region. Firstly, every year hundreds of young artists graduate in the Baltic sea region and become aspiring professionals that are operating in the same market. Secondly, the stately funding is decreasing rather than growing and current economic prognosis doesn`t show the cha ...
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... ating an attractive business market for mathematics, physics, computer science, and engineering education. The project is carried out in close cooperation between the cities of Turku (lead partner), Stockholm, Tallinn, and Mariehamn, Åbo Akademi University and University of Turku. The project builds upon a new method for teaching mathematics called structured derivations, which has been extensive ...
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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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CENTRAL BALTICUM ENTREPRENEURSHIP INTERACTION (CB ENTREINT)

Start date: Oct 31, 2011, End date: Nov 30, 2013,

The role of education in promoting more entrepreneurial attitudes and behaviors is now widely recognized in the EU, but in the CB area the theme is not enough utilized in the regions. Competencies of teachers in promoting entrepreneurship are different in CB countries. Also there are now emerging totally new platforms for the company-university interaction in promoting innovations and entrepreneur ...
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Green Islands in the Baltic Sea (Green Islands)

Start date: Oct 31, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2013,

The main goal of the project of Green Islands is to improve the environmental conditions in the Baltic region. The project aims at achieving ‘greener’ islands by mapping, analyzing and evaluating waste, energy and water management together with greenhouse gas footprint, and ecosystem services provided and utilised on islands in Sweden, Finland, and Estonia. The evaluation will be a platform to ba ...
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CLEAN BALTIC SEA SHIPPING (CleanShip)

Start date: Jun 9, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

BALTIC SEA CLEAN SHIPPING (CLEANSHIP), is part of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, and has by the EU Commission become selected as a strategic flagship project in its mission to make the Baltic Sea a model region for clean shipping. It promotes measures to reduce emissions from ships to the atmosphere and elaborates ways to promote infrastructure for bunkering of LNG and increased use of ...
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With demographic change and the current economic crisis looming, the cities and regions of the Baltic Sea Region have to find creative ways of disclosing and utilizing unused opportunities. One of these hidden potentials are the people in the prime of their lives – the so called “Best Agers” (defined in the project as people aged 55 and older). As previous projects have shown, the BSR population w ...
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Baltic COMPASS project has grown out of a large number of international projects in the field of landuse, agriculture, water and environment related to the protection of the Baltic Sea. Specifically, Baltic COMPASS is a response to the need for a transnational approach to reduce eutrophication of the Baltic Sea and contribute in adaption and implementation of the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan (BSA ...
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CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING NETWORK (CREAENT)

Start date: Oct 31, 2009, End date: Oct 30, 2012,

Promotion of entrepreneurial thinking among young people, and supporting creative industry's business start-ups and their development into high growth companies are critical for the success of Lisbon strategy for growth and development. Here, entrepreneurial education has a key role. Consequently, entrepreneurial education in European higher education institutions is experiencing a strong growth. ...
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Scandinavian-Adriatic Corridor for Growth and Innovation (SCANDRIA)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Sep 8, 2012,

Against the background of doubling freight transport volumes by 2050 in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR), capable transport infrastructures are required for efficient, integrated and sustainable freight and passenger traffic.The Scandinavian-Adriatic Development Corridor is the shortest geographical link between Baltic and Adriatic Sea. It provides freight transport capacities to relieve overloaded Wes ...
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Nature and Nurture of the Northern Baltic Sea (NANNUT)

Start date: Sep 30, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

The coastline of the Northern Baltic sea constitutes of a mosaic of islands and bays with a very heterogeneous submerged landscape.The archipelago of Finland,Åland and Sweden is naturally nutrient rich and very productive with unique and species rich flora community.The shallow bays and shelterd archipelago areas are also important for the reproduction of a number of fish species and provide the f ...
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Small Innovative Business Promotion Network (SIB Net)

Start date: May 31, 2010, End date: May 30, 2012,

The aim of the project is to promote new innovative high growth firms, e.g. gazelles, by encouraging entrepreneurial creativity, providing the necessary support and evaluating needs for early stage risk finance. Project aims to solve the common market failure in the region to release innovative spinouts from regional research centres and higher education institutions. ...
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Oil transportation and other traffic in the Central Baltic Sea are growing steadily, increasing the risk of pollution from ships. The project aims to reduce negative environmental and socio-economic impacts of an oil spill accident through rapid and efficient shoreline oil spill response. Authorities responsible for shoreline (including archipelago) oil spill response recognize that their readines ...
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From waste to traffic fuel (W-FUEL)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Apr 29, 2012,

In Estonia as well as in Finland there is a growing need to produce renewable traffic fuels, decrease emissions and to prevent and recycle waste. At the same time economic recession, unemployment and regional development need to be managed in both countries. Until now little progress has been reached in waste prevention allthough it has by several studies been proved to be environmentally and econ ...
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Control of hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea region (COHIBA)

Start date: Dec 31, 2008, End date: Jan 23, 2012,

... w analyses (SFAs) were carried out. The project elaborated a summary of sources and emissions for the BSR. Modelling produced further information, i.e. inputs to the Baltic Sea. Local examples of Stockholm and of Copenhagen studied more deeply these regions.Also biological methods for wastewaters formed an integral part of the project's analyses. Biotesting widens the knowledge of quality of waste ...
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Baltic Sea Innovation Network Centres (BaSIC)

Start date: Dec 31, 2008, End date: Jan 23, 2012,

BaSIC aims to build a “Baltic Sea Archipelago of Innovation” (recommendation of BaltMetInno). The objective is to create a seamless working environment for fast growth innovative SME all over the Baltic Sea Region, embedded in a reliable network of leading Science Parks and clusters. Emphasis is given to identify, select, train and coach SME-gazelles; to provide them harmonized access to markets ( ...
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BACKGROUND and addressed PROBLEM: Climate change, with its manifold aspects, is one of the biggest global challenges we face currently and in the future. Guidelines for the general direction of action developed on the international or national level are a first step but do not equal implementation. Concrete action in dealing with climate change issues is required on the local and regional level, f ...
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Quadruple Helix Central Baltic (Quadruple)

Start date: Sep 30, 2009, End date: Nov 30, 2011,

Quadruple addresses the need to integrate a gender perspective in policies and practices for cluster and innovation promotion in the Central Baltic Region (hereinafter called CBR). Although the innovation system in CBR is considered as one of the most advanced in Europe it has weaknesses when it comes to the involvement of women. Prior cooperation among project partners has highlighted the importa ...
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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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