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Since the publication of the first list of Critical Raw Materials (CRM) in 2010 by the Ad-hoc Working Group on CRM, numerous European projects have addressed (part of) the CRMs value and several initiatives have contributed to gather (part of) the related community into clusters and associations. This led to the production of important knowledge, unfortunately disseminated. Numerous databases have ...
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Circular Ocean

Start date: Oct 1, 2015, End date: Sep 30, 2018,

Description (EN): In pursuit of new innovative and sustainable approaches towards the processing, recycling and repurposing of marine plastic waste, the Circular Ocean project will develop, share and test new solutions and opportunities among northern European and Arctic regions.Circular Ocean will benefit remote, coastal regions by developing green economies using waste resources, ...
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bringing coastal SUBsurface water SOLutions to the market (SUBSOL)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

Coastal areas are the most productive and economically dominant regions of the world. The high water demand in these regions, however, puts tremendous pressure on their freshwater resources and ecosystems. This leads to problems like seasonal water shortage, saltwater intrusion, and disappearance of wetlands. Building on national, regional and European research and innovation programs, in the past ...
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With numerous European industries heavily depended on imported REE raw materials, there is a need for EU to secure a viable supply of REE minerals as well as develop from the ground up the currently non-existent European REE extraction and processing industry. The goal of the EURARE project will be (i) to characterize the potential REE resources in Europe; and (ii) to research, develop, optimize a ...
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Kill●Spill delivers innovative (bio)technologies, which can be integrated to the real sequences of state-of-the-art actions used currently to cleanup oil spills. The catalogue of Kill●Spill products & technologies is based on a review of technology & knowledge gaps in approaches of oil spill disasters and brings appropriate tools for 1st response, follow-up, and longer-term actions, specifically t ...
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South Baltic Center of Offshore Wind Energy (BALTECO)

Start date: Jun 30, 2015, End date: Oct 30, 2015,

From all European basins, Baltic Sea is the one with lowest offshore wind capacity installed (14,2% share), far away from achieving the capacities of the North Sea (63,3%) and Atlantic Ocean (22,5%). This situation is expected to change in the coming years with 16GW of Baltic projects in the pipeline. With this promising perspective, industry, academia and decision-makers of the South Baltic count ...
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Bærekraftig Sjøkrepsfiske

Start date: May 31, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

Optimizing the exploitation of the natural resources in the Kattegat and Skagerrak plays a central role in promoting sustainable economic growth in the entire KASK region. Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) is one of the economically most important species targeted by the commercial fishery in the Kattegat /Skagerrak area and the annual catch value amounted to 350 million dkr in 2011. The majori ...
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Smart Work Centres in Non-Metropolitan areas (Micropol)

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

The MICROPOL project brings together partners from non-metropolitan regions that face the EU-wide challenge of loss of human capital due to increasing unemployment. The common pattern is that qualified people move to the big cities in search for job opportunities in the knowledge economy which leaves formerly thriving communities far from metropolitan centres with problems of depopulation and litt ...
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Green Corridor in the North Sea Region (GreCOR)

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

GreCOR will promote the development of a co-modal transport corridor in the North Sea Region. Important in this collaborative approach, is the focus on secondary networks and the hubs, and the regional hinterland around the Green transport corridor Oslo- Randstad from a co-modal perspective. GreCOR will work in close collaboration with public and private stakeholders, and its overall aim is to imp ...
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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 most efficient method to attract investments from public bodies and private companies towards innovative air and water cleaning technologies is to demonstrate the results and efficiency of the technology's practical application. Within the main stage project PlasTEP, different demonstration models in DK, SE, DE and PL were realised and used for demonstration activities. Unfortunately, it was n ...
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In the South Baltic Area with its societies and economy closely linked to the Baltic Sea, a significant number of institutions deal with oceanographic issues. Marine science institutes, enterprises for aquaculture or fisheries management, maritime agencies, environmental consultancies, local and regional authorities, or NGOs dealing with marine environmental protection - they all are in need of hi ...
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Future Leaders of the Construction Industry

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

There will be a huge need for more and better buildings and infrastructure, but due to the lack of skilled construction leaders and due to the lack of mobility between employees in the region, the construction sector might not be able to meet the demands of the region. Therefore the project will develop and establish a permanent interregional network existing of educational institutions, companie ...
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Bio-refinery Oresund

Start date: Sep 30, 2010, End date: Sep 29, 2013,

The aim of the project is to establish a pilot-scale biorefinery and facilitate a transnational co-operation for development and implementation of bio-refinery processes in the Oresund Region. A biorefinary facilitate the process of feedstock materials (by biological conversion) into to a range of valuable chemicals, fuels, power or other products. ...
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FoodBest Oresund Phase II

Start date: Sep 30, 2011, End date: Apr 29, 2013,

Foodbest Oresund Phase II is working for a transformation from the traditional food industry and low technology culture into a new innovation-driven, high-tech culture with new business models. This project aims at consolidating this positioning, strenghening the relations between stakeholders in Denmark and Sweden and with important food companies and research/ education institutes across Europe. ...
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Rebuilding of Marine Cavernous Boulder Reefs in Kattegat (BLUEREEF)

Start date: Aug 1, 2006, End date: Apr 1, 2013,

Background Offshore cavernous boulder reefs in shallow waters have a high biodiversity and are a rare and biologically important subtype of reef habitats. The reefs are listed in the Habitats Directive. In Denmark, however, cavernous boulder reefs in shallow waters have been extensively exploited; they have been targeted for their high concentration of ea ...
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Aquaculture has been the fastest growing food production sector during the last two decades. In the Baltic Sea region, though, the industry has stagnated or even decreased. The goal for the Aquabest project is to change this trend. However, the future growth in aquaculture production has to be built on sustainable practices and technologies.Aquabest aims to: 1. Start a self-evaluation of the envir ...
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... and and at a hen farm in Germany or reducing VOC in Estonian chemical industry.For this purpose, the project has developed mobile plasma devices and analytics which can be installed at test sites for technical studies. Within PlasTEP some partners applied for an extension stage project PlasTEP+ to continue the practical demonstration of the potential of plasma technologies using the PlasTEP invest ...
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Cost-effective low-energy advanced sustainable so1utions (CLASS1)

Start date: Nov 1, 2007, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

The Municipality of Stenloese has decided to strengthen the energy requirements for a new settlement to be erected in the municipality. In this new settlement 650 dwellings will be constructed in the years 2007-2008 to a low-energy standard referred to as "low-energy class 1" in the Danish Building Regulations. This requirement means that the energy consumption will be 50 % below the new energy re ...
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Integration between Sustainable Construction Processes

Start date: Sep 16, 2009, End date: Sep 15, 2012,

The purpose of the project is to enhance the market and cooperation in the construction sector across the Oresund Region Achievements: The project has organized a series of seminars in Sweden and Denmark, most of which have focused on either building information modelin ...
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The EWTC II project started in 2009 and was a follow up of the EWTC project completed in 2007, with the overall aim to highlight the development of a ”Green Corridor Concept” as a best practise case in the European context. Green transport corridors are defined as a concentration of freight traffic between major hubs and by relatively long distances where short sea shipping, rail, inland waterways ...
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DiPol aims at identifying impacts and at suggesting measures to reduce adverse consequences of climatic changes for the quality of urban and coastal waters. Hence it will have a direct impact on water quality. A programme tool, (SIMACLIM) that illustrates the impacts of climate changes on water quality and which is able to evaluate consequences of potential measures to help regional and national d ...
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Oresund EcoMobility

Start date: Apr 30, 2009, End date: Apr 29, 2012,

The project is an initiative that will unite the competencies within person and goods transportation, logistics, supply chain management and biofuels. Creating cross science triple-helix Thematic Knowledge Exchange Networks that gather knowledge on the possibilities for promoting a climate friendly transportation systems for goods and persons in the region by collecting knowledge from existing rep ...
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Control of hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea region (COHIBA)

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

Hazardous substances are one of environmental problems of the Baltic Sea. Recently 11 hazardous substances and substance groups have been taken into consideration in the area and a specific programme established for these substances (HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan BSAP, hazardous substances segment). Project Control of hazardous substances in the Baltic Sea region – COHIBA focused on these eleven s ...
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The successful transfer of scientific knowledge into practice is an important building block to establish European Regions of Innovation. To become a high-tech region, it needs an active commitment of universities and a clear understanding that science and regional development can’t be separated. As long as “transfer” is only a responsibility for political or service oriented organisations scienti ...
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Nowadays, wind power has an increasing share in the electricity generation mix in several European countries. Due to the intermittent nature of wind, the large-scale integration of wind power causes several difficulties in the management of a power system. Often, a high level of reserves is allocated to account for wind power variability, thus reducing the benefits from the use of wind energy.Toda ...
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Wind in Oresund

Start date: Jun 30, 2008, End date: Jun 29, 2011,

The project will make an effort to guarantee that the wind industry (wind based energy) can have access to competent personnel. Education and knowledge development shall be coordinated with joint courses in the engineering programs, in order to make the Oresund region an internationally visible and attractive region for potential new students, and establishment of new companies. ...
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During recent years, wind energy has moved from an emerging technology to become a nearly competitive technology. This fact, coupled with an increasing global focus on environmental concern, as e.g. expressed in the Kyoto protocol, and a political desire on a certain level of diversification in the energy supply, ensures wind energy an important role in the future electric energy supply market. An ...
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Plasma processing technologies are based on radial-assisted ion-induced surface modifications where positive or negative ions accumulate energy within the sheath then strike the surface with certain energies and incidence angles. Due to the limited size of the treated electrodes the sheath is a two or three- dimensional structure. We have demonstrated very recently that the sheath forming to condu ...
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... thane emissions were reduced by some 30% instead of the expected 90%, due to complex reasons related to the methane gas and flux formation in the landfill structure, and also to the technical structure of the landfill enabling some uncontrolled leaks. However, the project created a range of knowledge and experience that will enable avoidance of the weaker parts of the bio-cover approach in the fut ...
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East-West Transnational Transport Corridor in the S-BSR (EAST-WEST)

Start date: Dec 31, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

In the Baltic Sea Region, trade and traffic in the east-west direction is increasing dramatically. The need to develop sustainable transport in the east-west direction is therefore of outmost importance. The “East-West transport Corridor (EWTC)” between Vilnius and Esbjerg via the Öresund region, includes several TEN-T ports, road and railways links, parts of the Nordic triangle and Corridor IX B/ ...
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River basin planning has a long tradition in water protection terminology, but new whole Europe approach has been adopted when Water framework directive (WFD) come into force. According to WFD all European river basins should be covered by river basin plans with ultimate goal to reach good ecological status or potential in all waterbodies. Baltic Sea is one of the most fragile marine areas in Euro ...
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Medium Sized Cities in Dialogue around the Baltic Sea (MECIBS )

Start date: Jun 23, 2002, End date: Sep 22, 2005,

The project objective was to foster balanced spatial development by sustaining the development of medium-sized cities. Within this objective the project aimed at exploration of urban restructuring processes, formulation of recommendation for interlinking of local and national strategies and for economic, environmental and social development of the medium sized cities. This work was to be achieved ...
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Connect Baltic Sea Region (CBSR )

Start date: May 31, 2005, End date: Aug 30, 2005,

The overall objective of CBSR project was to stimulate creation of new firms and jobs in knowledge intensive sectors by linking entrepreneurs and innovators with R&D, service providers and venture capitalists. A short term goal was to establish Connect organisations or networks in all the countries participating in the project (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany) ...
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The project aims at improving environmental monitoring and control practices and focuses on the improvement of sampling quality through better training for environmental samplers. It is based on the need for establishing uniform, high quality vocational training courses for environmental samplers with standardised exams as the basis of a certification of their competences. The project plans to de ...
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Under the key activity of dissemination and exploitation of results, CB4LLP aims to incorporate LLP into EU local and institutional development strategies, creating and promoting new Capacity Building methodologies and practical tools for EU stakeholders.CB4LLP contributes to promote, among relevant stakeholders, with special reference to public administrators, decision makers and educational prov ...
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The purpose of the project is to establish a network between universities, businesses, consultants and the public sector in order to promote and increase the knowledge and use of biogas in the region. The aim is to establish more biogas plants in the region. The Øresund Region could be one of the leading players in Europe in terms of knowledge and competence within biogas production and developme ...
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EMDEL will both develop a model European Teletraining System, to promote and encourage increased use of individual educational modules (as produced by the various project partners) and further define procedures for the production of Teletraining materials.The project will develop an on-line showcase of 'best practice' distance-training modules and will produce and circulate a basic software progra ...
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The wider objective is to tackle the unemployment and lack of innovation due to a gap between labor market needs and skills of labor force. Changing conditions in the labor market must be matched by a continued development of the competencies of the workforce and enhance the social inclusion of people into active work life. This could mean learning new and appropriate skills within a current work ...
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The post secondary not tertiary education focused on vocational programmes (HTE - Higher Technical Education) is an education field very heterogeneous in Europe, composed by several kinds of institution and different training aims. In the HTE European system, at the moment, few quality standards exist. In this context, ExPerO (LdV 2005-2007), was created to develop a theoretical model and a set of ...
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