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On-Job Training Models in Europe and Training of Trainers

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

Project based on three pillars: First one is developing a work based learning (WBL) model for higher education institutions and adapting relevant lectures appropriate to on-job training activities, second one is developing a 'training of facilitator' programme to increase efficiency of on-job training activities and the third one is developing an e-platform to use as training mediator and develop ...
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Estonian Key Account Management Services (EST-KAM)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The objective of the project is to enhance the innovation management capacity of Estonian SMEs. The action is aimed at two kinds of SMEs - beneficiaries of the SME Instrument of Horizon and SMEs with significant innovation activities and a high potential for internationalisation. For beneficiaries of the SME Instrument, the service package (the Key Account Management service) consists of identifyi ...
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"COMPLEX CHALLENGES, INNOVATIVE CITIES" (CCIC)

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

BACKGROUND.Most surveys and analyses in EU are focused on innovation performance of private sector,while innovations in public sector remain largerly understudied and thus unknown.The simplest definition CCIC will use is 'public sector innovation is about new ideas that work at creating public value'.In terms of innovation,regions and municipalities have a crucial lead-role.Thus,CCIC aims to incre ...
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Funding Policies to bring Innovation to Finance/market/people (InnoFun)

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

The project consortium consists of 14 partners from 9 Member States with a good mixture of regions with different levels of innovation development. All partners are involved in the development of their own regional innovation policy either as regional government or an intermediate body with full support of the government and therefore they wish developing policies to speed up the process from Res ...
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Baltic ICT Platform (ICT Baltic)

Start date: Jan 25, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

... improved and 3 new Demo Centres in St. Petersburg, Riga and South Estonia opened and equipped with the most up-to-date computer and demonstration equipment; *Network of 4 ICT Democentres in Tallinn, Tartu, Riga and St. Petersburg established for e-services presentation; *3 310 delegations and 5 432 visitors from 115 countries visited partners Demo Centres, 37 seminars and trainings were performed ...
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Geomatics Rural Information Society Initiative PLUS (GRISI PLUS)

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

Nowadays, rural areas face various stakes: aging and declining population, poor local economy, isolation, lack of use of the ICT, lack of infrastructures, inertia regarding innovation... To address these issues, GRISI PLUS wants to introduce a new modernity in EU rural areas, mainly based on the results achieved in the development and implementation of geomatics tools within the GRISI project (Int ...
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Boosting Regional Development with ICT-Innovation-Strategies (BORDWIIS+)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Jun 29, 2014,

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is crucial to European competitiveness, innovation strength and industrial development, especially as innovation is made possible in most cases by important developments in advanced ICT and their application. However, new policies and strategies are required to fully maximize the possible opportunities and meet the challenges that the rapid developmen ...
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Strong cooperation in the scientific area is needed in the Baltic Sea region in order to ensure the competitiveness of the region. There is a new cluster of large-scale research infrastructure (Lund, Hamburg, Berlin and Geesthacht as EU countries and Gachina in Russia) and some more are planned or already under construction (the European XFEL in Hamburg, ESS and Max IV in Lund, Solaris in Krakow). ...
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The overall objective with the BENCH project is to increase the trade with China as well as inward investments from China for the benefit of trade and industry in the Central Baltic region, and to better take advantage of the business support actors’ established contacts with China. Together the regions in Finland, Sweden and Estonia have a lot more to offer than on their own when it comes to tech ...
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Throughout Europe, clustering of companies and R&D organisations is acknowledged as an effective tool for regional development. There are hundreds of cluster initiatives in existence aiming to foster innovation and internationalisation of companies using collective actions. Cluster initiatives are mainly closely tied to national, regional or local development or innovation agencies but they are a ...
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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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Unified ICT Networks for Innovations (ICT DCNet)

Start date: Sep 30, 2010, End date: Sep 29, 2012,

The project is connecting Tartu, Riga and Venspils information and communication technology (ICT) demonstration centres in a Demo Centre network similar to ones existing in Scandinavia. The participating centres will provide rotating exhibition of ICT hardware prototypes and software applications. Synchronizing of the study program module Artificial intelligence is also among the project objective ...
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Innovation for Welfare (I4W)

Start date: Sep 30, 2008, End date: Sep 29, 2012,

... policy makers across Europe.I4W involves partners representing regional authorities from 6 regions across Europe: Catalonia (ES), Lombardy (IT), Noord-Brabant (NL), South-West Bohemia (CZ), Region of Tartu (EE) and Upper Austria (AT). Achievements: Innovation 4 Welfare ...
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The project aims to increase the local competitiveness in the industrial field of mechatronics. This is being achieved by creating strong cross-border Skills Centre for analysis, knowledge transfer and consulting, raising the competence of entrepreneurs, staff and students of vocational & higher education institutions in the field of product development. ...
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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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Entrepreneurial Diversity (ENTREDI)

Start date: Dec 31, 2009, End date: Dec 30, 2011,

Entrepreneurial activities have quite an enormous impact for the economic performance of regions and the renewal of regional knowledge. Fostering entrepreneurship with (semi) public funding contributes to a more prosperous regional economy and can reduce the unemployment rate significantly. The experiences of the project partners as well as acknowledged studies show that entrepreneurial initiative ...
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... ow’s demand.” BSR InnoReg also organised four Transnational Training Modules (TTMs) for BDOs: - TTM Seinäjoki (October 2009): Preconditions for Successful Innovation Processes - TTM Tartu (March 2010): Creativity, Innovation & Management - TTM Riga (September 2010): Financing and Support for Start-up Companies - TTM Rostock (March 2011): Innovation Support Tools & Networking The experiences ...
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... Achievements: During the project, local protolabs in Ventspils, Ogre and Tartu have been developed and equipped to provide various advanced mechatronics services to the local companies. Thanks to the special technologies and consultations provided by the protolabs, compani ...
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REGIONAL ACTION PLANS for INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT AND ENTERPRISE (RAPIDE)

Start date: Aug 31, 2008, End date: Nov 29, 2010,

RAPIDE is a propsal for a capitalisation network involving 13 partners from 11 Member States. Its aim is to implement good practice relating to the role of the public sector in stimulating innovation in partner regions, in particular helping businesses (primarily SMEs) to bring innovative products and services to market more quickly. The long term objective of the project is to stimulate innovatio ...
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... accomplished yet with this task.The partnership is made of 6 partners: Ancitel Sardegna (Italy); CESGA - Galicia (Spain), Vysocina Region (Czech Republic), North Aegean Region (Greece), S&T Park of Tartu (Estonia) and Ruda Slaska Business Incubator (Poland).The main activities envisaged to achieve these goals are: • Studies and surveys. Extension to the new partner regions of an analysis carried o ...
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... project aims directly at the know how transfer on new approaches for entrepreneurship promotion from Norway to Russia.The Norwegian experiences will be completed by practical experiences gathered in Tartu Science Park in Estonia and the NETZ Center for innovative technologies in Osterholz, Germany, which as incubator centres, have developed practical models for start-up promotion in production-or ...
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Clusters Linked Over Europe (CLOE)

Start date: Jun 30, 2004, End date: Mar 30, 2008,

... s 'Regions for economic change' pilot testing transfer of good practices into mainstream programmes until 03/08 proved excellent work in terms of outputs as well as marketing & dissemination. After Tartu's conference (04/07, ~270 part.) four thematic workshops have taken place within 'CLOE experimentation' in Linz (~140), Brussels, Nottingham (45~) and Karlsruhe. Especially the Launch Event in Bru ...
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Baltic Business Development Network (BBDN)

Start date: Jan 2, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

The development of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) as a whole is characterized by large economic and social differences, cultural barriers, different languages and different business structures. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have problems to benefit from the advantages of the enlarged market due to their lack of knowledge and skills about business structures outside their home markets.In o ...
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LogOn Baltic improved spatial integration by transferring knowledge in ICT and logistics competence. The main objective is to produce and disseminate information for regional development agencies on how to support enterprises in the participating regions in their effort to improve ICT and logistics competence, thus improving regional development.Objectives of the project: identifying development a ...
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... BN joint approach to innovation promotion was developed through analyzing regional innovation systems and selecting comparable innovation performance indicators in Tampere Region, South Ostrobothnia, Tartu, 5 planning regions in Latvia, Kaunas, Podlaskie, Brandenburg and Bentwisch-Rostock. Common development challenges, opportunities for transnational cooperation in innovation promotion and a join ...
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Gaining Added-value from Timber in Europe (GATE)

Start date: Sep 30, 2004, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

GATE is raising awareness of the link between timber, sustainable construction and sustainable regional development. It is also looking at ways of increasing the use of timber for construction, building new markets and adding value. Its overall aim is to challenge the view that timber is a traditional, old fashioned and beautiful but expensive material by showing that it can cut construction times ...
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... hoe, Kuopio, Kaunas, Västeras and Tallinn took place in 2005. The first half of 2006 was focused on Matchmaking Events in Oslo, Riga and Krakow. Additional Matchmaking Events took place in Riga and Tartu in cooperation with the IRC network. All FINESSE services are offered free of charge to participating, registered SMEs, a small fee might be charged by partners for refreshments, meals and social ...
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The operation NPD-NET: Innovation and new product development based on inter-regional networks aims to make regions more innovative and competitive by helping small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to develop new products or redesign existing ones. According to the regions partnering in this project, small companies often lack internal capacities and resources for such product innovation. To a ...
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Achievements: In Pskov and Tartu region the growing problem for companies in metal and machinery industries in the context of rising labour costs is their low position in subcontracting chain in production process. As a result the companies are not able to take on production with higher added value which would be more productive and benefittable. One of the previously identified rea ...
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