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University of Theatre and Film Arts (Hungary), the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Techology (Ireland) and the Baltic Film and Media School (Estonia) launch “VufindR” Cinematography Joint Master, a 2-year, 120-credit programme awarding a joint diploma on graduation, which invites applicants from all over the world with a degree in cinematography or photography. The master programme t ...
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The existing research and policy reports show that adult education policies and practices are designed and carried out in ways and using means which are not always appropriate to vulnerable minority groups. In the EduMAP Project the diversity of societal participation and the wide range of cultural contexts and communicative practices among learners will be acknowledged. In particular, the educati ...
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The 2011 EU Modernisation Agenda outlines that „education, and in particular higher education, plays a crucial role in individual and societal advancement. Moreover, the international mobility of students, researchers and staff, as well as the growing internationalisation of higher education, have a strong impact on quality and affect the key areas.” Our project replies to these statements and is ...
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More than 95% of all companies within the European Union are small and medium-sized entreprises. And more than 80% of those SMEs are even microentreprises, i.e. companies with a workforce of less than 10 employees. Contrary to this, microentreprises count the major amount of jobs throughout Europe being the sustainable driving force in any economy. However, due to their limited financial and techn ...
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Baltic Sea Information on the Acoustic Soundscape (BIAS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Aug 31, 2016,

Background The Baltic Sea is one of the world’s largest semi-enclosed bodies of brackish water. The special geographical, oceanographic and climatological characteristics of the Baltic ecosystem make it highly susceptible to the environmental impacts of human activities at sea and in its catchment area. As a result of this status, the International Mari ...
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moting Cross-Innovation in European Cities and Regions (Cross-Innovation)

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

... he partnership consists of 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 ...
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Towards transboundary access of nature observation data (BALTICDIVERSITY)

Start date: Apr 30, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

The project will promote transboundary access to nature observation data in three Central Baltic countries: Finland, Sweden and Estonia. Our goal is to use the joint potential of the national nature observation databases, including those covering the museum collections, and make their contents accessible to interested target groups in all the project countries. The project supports the development ...
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Work Ability and Social Inclusion (WASI)

Start date: Apr 30, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

The purpose of the project is to increase work ability, stress management, good leadership and thereby social inclusion in work force in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and also in Sweden (add.partner).Primary goals are to improve leadership stress management and improve communication within organisations. Secondary goals are to decrease musculoskeletal disorders, decrease smoking and use of alcohol, dec ...
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Historic rural churches are common landmarks to all states around the Baltic Sea. Once busy centres of the communities historic churches have lost their focal position, especially in rural areas. Their use is decreased and some buildings are even neglected. Yet, most of these historic buildings are listed and considered to be valuable cultural assets with strong indirect economic potential as tour ...
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Maritime sector has always been sensitive for economical changes. During the past years maritime clusters in the Central Baltic region have faced tightened competition, new requirements of environmental protection, structural changes and weakened competitiveness. Maritime clusters play an important role in different sectors of economy and thus its profitability has wide influences to other sectors ...
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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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Trans-regional development project “Central Baltic cooperation in energy efficiency and feasibility in urban planning - ENEF” (further on “ENEF”) focuses on cooperation and joint problem-solving of energy efficiency matters in Central Baltic region in Estonia (EST), Finland (FIN), Sweden (SWE) and Latvia (LV), managed and coordinated by leading 4 technological universities in the Baltic Sea Region ...
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Energy Efficient and Ecological Housing (ECOHOUSING)

Start date: Apr 30, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

Finland, Estonia and Latvia have made plans how to save energy, compensate the use of fossil energy sources by renewable energy sources. Important domestic source is wood and other biomass in different forms. Through the project the partners in Finland, Estonia and Latvia will collect information of heating technology, boilers and devices utilizing wood energy and other bioenergy in different form ...
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MIN-NOVATION aims to create a trans-national network with regional networks as building blocks of effective multi-lateral cooperation. The activities carried out on the regional and transnational level will secure better access to knowledge, state-of-the-art technologies and good practice to SMEs active in the mineral waste management & prevention sector. The project will address all the waste man ...
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RECO Baltic 21 Tech (RB21T)

Start date: Sep 16, 2010, End date: Dec 15, 2013,

RECO Baltic 21 Tech (RB21T) has aimed to facilitate for local and regional decision makers to perform sustainable waste management investments. RB21T has developed a Joint BSR Strategy for Waste Management that makes use of 'best practices' from regional and national strategies. All together RB21T has contributed towards sustainable waste management and development by putting into practice a syste ...
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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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Building up Availability of SME Internationalisation Services (BASIS)

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

The operational environment for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) evolves and becomes increasingly international at a quick pace. For example, the export, import, subcontracting, financing and marketing activities of enterprises are more and more often connected to international processes and actors and to their decision-making. It is a well-known fact that strengthening the competitivenes ...
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Oil transportation in the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland poses transnational risks to the marine environment. Maritime oil transportation is also vulnerable to security threats, an area of less attention in the Baltic Sea. Traditionally, improvements to maritime safety regulation have realized only after major accidents. Post-accident policies are not very comprehensive and may be biased by the ch ...
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Project is developed to tackle a problem of relatively weak ability to turn regions scientific and labour assets into innovative outputs and economic prosperity. Preliminary studies indicate that in the technologically highly developed Nordic countries cooperation between academics and industry is very well established. This cooperation will be a subject to research within this project, which resu ...
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zation of the diabetes treatment would mean remarkable savings in the healthcare budget. People suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes have to use large amounts of their energy, time and money in their lifetime to treat their illness. A mistreated disease can weaken a person’s health and quality of life in a severe way. It would be necessary to a patient to have different forms of treatm ...
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• The project develops the digital process management system for construction branch which operates in the construction site conditions i.e. in the real-time usage environments or other conditions as a quality control system • The project develops a digital audiovisual learning environment for the workers' real-time orientation and teaching in the site conditions or in other practical teaching env ...
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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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Improving Road Infrastructure Safety in the Baltic Sea Region (BALTRIS)

Start date: Jun 10, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

Safe transportation is an element in the overall objective of the BSR programme – to make the BSR an attractive place to work and live in. However increasing road traffic volumes in the BSR come at a price of accidents during which lives are lost and injuries caused. There are large differences among BSR countries in road safety performance. Transportation in the south-eastern part of the region i ...
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Legal background is EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, i.e. to make the Baltic Sea Region an accessible and attractive place, and to improve internal and external transport links (p 49). Transport issues are especially important for BSR since the distances internally and to the rest of Europe are very long and the conditions for traffic are difficult. In the times of economic slowdown, the pac ...
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Sustainable Uses of Baltic Marine Resources (SUBMARINER)

Start date: Jun 10, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

The Baltic Sea faces significant challenges: fishery declines, severe marine pollution, the effects of climate change as well as an increasing competition for space. At the same time new scientific and technological developments provide opportunities for innovative uses of marine resources which do not only have the power to generate sustainable regional economic development but also proactively c ...
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Rail Baltica Growth Corridor (RBGC)

Start date: Jun 10, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

... ) that contributes to the economic growth of the Eastern BSR.RBGC is linked to the TEN-T Core Network Corridor North Sea - Baltic. The Corridor will connect the Eastern BSR branching from Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Kaunas and Warsaw to Berlin and to North Sea coast. The BSR gains new economic potential as the major business hubs will be connected with N-W Russia and the EU core. ...
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EST-FIN HEALTH AND WELFARE INSTITUTIONS COOPERATION NETWORK (HEWENET)

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

... e project developed training programmes for managers. To enhance cooperation, the project set up a network for communication and exchange of experiences among managers in the cross-border region of Tallinn and Helsinki.
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... ion via elaboration and implementation of new business models and development of cross-border collaboration. Since 2007 activities related to the project have been developed by partner organizations (Tallinn Innovation Centre business plan;Tallinn Innovation Centre memorandum between Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication, Association of Mechatronics and Tallinn Technology Park) ...
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Environmental issues in general and the climate challenge in particular have during later years be-come one, if not the, leading issue in the public and private debate. Researchers and experts agree that a substantial share of the climate change we are witnessing can be attributed to human factors. This is evident from the findings of the IPCC and key reports such as the Stern Review on the Econom ...
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Interreg IIIA interdisciplinary ”Reed Strategy in Estonia and Finland” project brought out the concept of integrated coastal planning and Reed Strategy in 2007. It created a framework for wider utilization and gave an idea for the new project, which focuses on the bioenergy production with reed, and looks for new ways to use reed in the construction industry. COFREEN-project delves deep into utili ...
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Healthy and Energy-efficient Living in Traditional Rural Houses (HELTH)

Start date: Apr 30, 2010, End date: Mar 31, 2013,

In the course of time, the use of traditional and historical rural houses has changed. Modern people have different requirements for comfort, function, and energy-efficiency of houses. Traditional houses are usually heated with fireplaces or other types of biomass based heating. This type of heating is based on sustainability, but it is not energy-efficient and satisfactory from the point of view ...
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Peripheral Baltic Sea regions have been characterized by depopulation and weak socio-economic conditions. These trends are contrary to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (BSR), VASAB and the integrated territorial development of the EU (see Art. 3 (2c) of the Council Regulation (EC) No. 1083/2006 and Art. 6 (2) of Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006). Although train and ferry connections exist, on ...
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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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The overall aim of Egoprise is to turn public administrations in rural BSR areas to more business oriented service suppliers, to relieve SMEs from administrative burdens, improve their access to information & qualified staff and as a consequence to increase attractiveness of rural areas as places to live, work & invest in. BACKGROUND:E-government potentials are not exploited so far: The developmen ...
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Based on an existing framework of ship exhaust emission estimation, SNOOP aims to take the strategic evaluation of ship emission effects to a new level by enlargement the scope from nitrogen oxides to SOx, PM, CO, CO2 emissions. The cause-effect chains are studied by monitoring ambient air quality and estimating its human health effects in harbour areas, by modelling the nitrogen input from ship e ...
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CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING NETWORK (CREAENT)

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

... g entrepreneurs and starting up businesses. Project workpackages: WP1 Project management and coordination (lead partner HSE SBC) WP2 Analysis of creative entrepreneurship training needs (lead by Tallinn University of Technology) WP3 Training program development for creative entrepreneurship (lead byTartu University) WP4 Designing and piloting of network initiative (lead by SSE Riga) WP5 Di ...
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Gulf of Riga as a Resource for Wind Energy (GORWIND)

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

The project carries out a comprehensive research for the future wind parks in the Gulf of Riga through analyzing the wind energy policies in both countries, obtaining reliable marine wind information, considering the environmental aspects, and involving in the discussions the relevant authorities, business partners and local people. ...
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... egy for GCHP application at wide scale, in project countries.The last two project thematic D-LABs (Development laboratories) were organized between the 2nd and 4th of May 2012, in Stockholm and Tallinn respectively. These combined workshops focused on energy performance in building policies and GCHP market development and the related environmental benefits and sustainability. Partners had the oppo ...
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There is a general concern about the state and the future of the Baltic Sea. The most alarming issue is eutrophication, but also alien species, and oil and chemical freighting present serious threats to the region. Some political steps in national and EU-level to react to the challenge have been taken. In order to change the course joint actions and shared responsibility are needed. In addition to ...
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moting Natural Materials know-how (ProNatMat)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

... a for Culture). All activities support sustainable development and have positive effect on environment. Furthermore it aims to produce content for the European Capitals of Culture year 2011 Turku and Tallinn. With Finnish-Estonian cooperation it is possible to achieve good results and best ways to promote natural material know-how. ...
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